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Terrorists used new tactic to spare some Muslims

09/29/2013 5:34am
The turbaned gunmen who infiltrated Nairobi's Westgate mall arrived with a set of religious trivia questions: As terrified civilians hid in toilet stalls, behind mannequins, in ventilation shafts and underneath food court tables, the assailants began a high-stakes game of 20 Questions to separate Muslims from those they consider infidels.

Nairobi morgue's last victim from mall is ID'd

09/29/2013 12:34pm
Karen Wambui walked slowly through the Nairobi city morgue's turquoise and yellow iron gates, still trying to process what she had seen inside.

At Zimbabwe golf club, 'foreign' trees exit stage

09/29/2013 7:01pm
A century-old thorn tree with an umbrella-shaped canopy offers shade to players on the 13th hole of Zimbabwe's oldest surviving golf course. The indigenous tree is going to stay, but "foreign" trees _ firs, pines and eucalyptus _ that were planted by early white settlers to remind them of their distant origins are now being rooted out.