Not long after the hostage crisis at a Nairobi shopping mall ended, Al-Shabaab militants claimed responsibility for two more deadly attacks near the Somali border. Forensic experts are searching the mall for clues.
Kenyan police fired live rounds at anti-government protesters in Nairobi as unrest broke out in several cities over election results. Opposition leader Raila Odinga claims he has evidence the vote tally was hacked.
Kenya is known as a country of safaris and picturesque beaches - but it's also a nation marred by ethnic rivalries. Due to its strong economy, Kenya plays a leading role in East Africa.
Kenyans and international observers hope that a breakout of violence like the one that shook the country in 2007 will be avoided this time. But the situation is universally described as very tense.
Three women were killed in Kenya after they attacked a police station. Experts say the presence of women on the front line of terrorism means that the extremists' tactics are changing.
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