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Stories with place: Nairobi
  • Car bomb outside Nairobi police station kills 4 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 4:55 pm
  • NAIROBI, Kenya - Police in Kenya's capital intercepted a suspicious car at a traffic light Wednesday and were taking the occupants in for questioning when the car exploded, killing four people, including two police officers, officials said.

  • Kenya sends 91 Somalis to Mogadishu amid crackdown 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 11:52 am
  • NAIROBI, Kenya - If you have a beard or wear loose-fitting clothing associated with Muslims, you will be targeted, says Omar bin Omar as police carried out a security sweep of Somali neighborhoods amid alleged police abuses.

  • 'Living on borrowed time,' said Kenyan Muslim 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 10:59 am
  • NAIROBI, Kenya - The charismatic Muslim leader on Kenya's coast was certain he would be killed.

  • Radical Muslim leader shot dead in Kenya 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 5:18 pm
  • NAIROBI, Kenya - A radical Islamic leader who had been sanctioned by the United States and the United Nations for supporting an al-Qaida-linked Somali militant group was assassinated late Tuesday, his lawyer and officials said.

  • Kenya police: Car bombers linked to mall plotters 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 11:28 am
  • NAIROBI, Kenya - A Kenyan police official says two men arrested with a car bomb on Kenya's coast nearly three weeks ago were in contact with plotters of the September terrorist attack on a Nairobi mall that killed at least 67 people.