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Anxiety rises ahead of Guinea's legislative vote

09/27/2013 8:27am
Worried Guineans are swarming shared-taxi stations and strapping their luggage to the tops of vehicles headed out of the capital, as anxiety rises ahead of Saturday's hotly contested legislative elections that many fear could prompt violence in the streets.

A Kenyan lends a hand; but death prevails

09/27/2013 11:09am
Kenyan James Quest made his way into Nairobi's upscale Westgate mall hours after Islamic militants swarmed the place. He was not among the people trying to find family, but he was there to photograph the gruesome scene and to help.

Kenya's President: Facing mall attack, charges

09/27/2013 12:43pm
As the four-day siege at Nairobi's Westgate mall ground to a bloody end, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta went on national television to decry the savagery of the attack by Islamist gunmen and urge his countrymen to stand firm against the forces of divisiveness.

US mom, 5 kids survive Kenya mall attack

09/27/2013 3:03pm
A blast. Gunfire. American Katherine Walton grabbed her three young daughters and dove to the mall's tiled floor. Later, a terrorist gunman _ skinny, small, with a huge gun _ looked into Walton's eyes but didn't shoot. She and the girls, as Walton put it, were hiding in plain view, yet they weren't seen.

New Kenya mall attack video shows first responders

09/27/2013 5:55pm
Dramatic new video shows Kenyan Red Cross workers rushing to help the injured amid the danger and chaos of the Islamic extremist terror attack on Nairobi's Westgate Mall.