MOMBASA, Kenya, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Riots broke out Friday in Kenya's Mombasa city after the killing of an Islamic preacher and three others on Thursday night.
A Xinhua reporter at the scene said a Salvation Army church was set ablaze by Muslim youths in the coastal city of Mombasa after chaos broke out over the killing of Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Rogo and three others.
Kenya steps up security in northern region after twin blasts
MANDERA, Kenya, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's security forces on Thursday heightened security along its border with Somalia after twin blast killed three people among them two police officers in the latest incident of insecurity in the East African nation.
The two police officers and a civilian were killed and six others injured in two simultaneous terrorist attacks in northern Kenya bordering the war-torn Somalia. Full story
Kenya says 62 dead, 2 terrorists killed, hostages rescued in mall crisis
NAIROBI, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- The Kenyan authorities on Monday put the latest toll in the mall crisis at 62, while declaring two terrorists were killed and some hostages were rescued in the latest round of fighting.
The Kenyan Interior Ministry said 62 people have been confirmed dead since Al-Qaida linked Al-Shabaab militants stormed into Nairobi's upscale Westgate shopping mall on Saturday. Full story