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16 January 2019 6:31 AM LIVE: Workers in Kenyan capital Nairobi still trapped after militant attack

At least 15 people have died in an Islamist attack on an upmarket hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenyan police sources said Wednesday, as fresh explosions and gunfire rang out in the siege which stretched into its second day. Security forces worked throughout the night to secure the DusitD2 compound, which includes a 101-room hotel, spa, restaurant and office 378

11 January 2019 9:10 AM Disguised gunmen kill four volunteers guarding Thai school

Attackers disguised as state security staff have killed four paramilitary volunteers guarding a school in conflict-hit southern Thailand, police said. The gunmen approached the armed territorial defence volunteers at the school in Pattani province and shot them dead shortly before noon on Thursday, Wicha Nupannoi, police lieutenant colonel, was quoted 103

11 December 2018 5:01 PM Kenyan police: Key suspect in Italian's kidnapping arrested

Kenyan police officials on Tuesday said they have detained the man they believe to be responsible for the kidnapping of an Italian volunteer. The suspect, identified as Ibrahim Adan Omar, was arrested in Bangali town in Tana county on Sunday, said James Akoru, a senior police official based at the Kenyan coast. Police had offered a $10 000 reward for Adan, who they described 49

26 November 2018 4:17 PM Somali extremists kill 18 for music in Islamic services

A prominent Islamic leader and at least 17 of his followers were killed by extremists on Monday for having music in their religious ceremonies in Somalia's northern city of Galkayo, say police. Two suicide bombers exploded in front of the preacher's residence, which is also a Sufi shrine, and then four gunmen stormed the building and opened fire, said Ahmed 40

26 November 2018 1:07 PM India marks 10 years since Mumbai attacks; US offers reward

As Mumbai marked the 10th anniversary of attacks that killed 166 in India's financial capital on Monday, the United States made a new reward offer for information on the 2008 siege. But US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that those who planned the attack had not been convicted. He called on Pakistan to implement sanctions against those 63

25 November 2018 5:33 AM Kenya identifies suspects in Italian woman's kidnapping

Kenyan police have identified three suspects in the kidnapping of an Italian woman and are offering a reward of one million shillings ($9 750) for information leading to their arrest. There has been no claim of responsibility for the first kidnapping of a foreigner in the East African nation in several years. Police have said they are optimistic the aid worker 40

21 November 2018 8:00 AM Gunmen kidnap Italian woman, 23, in Kenya

Kenya's police chief says gunmen have kidnapped an Italian volunteer along Kenya's coast. Police chief Joseph Boinnet says on Wednesday five people also have been wounded by the attackers who shot indiscriminately during at around 20:00 on Tuesday in the county of Kilifi. Boinnet identified the volunteer as an Italian woman aged 23. He says the motive 40

05 November 2018 5:36 PM ‘Seven Angels’ cult members in court for police station massacre

Six members of the Mancoba Seven Angels Ministry cult have appeared at the Mthatha High Court in the Eastern Cape for allegedly killing five police officers and a soldier in Ngcobo earlier this year. The case against the six – Andani Monco (30), Siphosomzi Tshefu (24), Kwanele Ndlwane (22), Siphosihle Tatsi (20), Phumzile Mhlatywa (46) and Phuthumile 45

02 November 2018 4:59 PM Egypt Coptic Church Attack: Death toll expected to rise

Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church says gunmen have opened fire on a bus carrying Christian pilgrims traveling to a remote desert monastery, killing at least seven. Church spokesperson Bouls Halim said the death toll in Friday's attack south of the capital Cairo was likely to rise. Security officials said at least another 12 people were wounded in the attack 37

02 November 2018 8:32 AM At least 8 killed in militant attack on Nigeria refugee camp

Authorities in northeast Nigeria say at least eight people are dead after militants attacked a camp for displaced people. Witnesses, though, placed the toll higher at 13 dead following the attack on Wednesday night in Maiduguri. The witnesses said that dozens of attackers overpowered soldiers guarding the Dalori camp around 19:00 and fighting continued 49