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India

Katharine Houreld

Exclusive: U.N. says Somali militants using home-made explosives to step up attacks

17 May 2019

NAIROBI Somali Islamist insurgents are making their own explosives, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters, as they mount more frequent and deadly attacks.

Kenyan family files lawsuit against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash

17 Apr 2019

NAIROBI A Kenyan family has filed a lawsuit in Chicago against American aviation giant Boeing over a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people, lawyers and family members said on Tuesday. | Video

Kenyan family files lawsuit against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash

16 Apr 2019

NAIROBI, April 16 A Kenyan family has filed a lawsuit in Chicago against American aviation giant Boeing over a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people, lawyers and family members said on Tuesday.

From birth to death: an archive of vanishing African rituals seeks a home

04 Mar 2019

NAIROBI Whirling masked spirits clad in raffia and laughing children daubed with clay dance across the pages of "African Twilight", the latest book by two photographers documenting rapidly vanishing rituals across the continent.

Kenya bomber's journey offers cautionary tale of intelligence failures

31 Jan 2019

NAIROBI/MOMBASA, Kenya The bomber who blew himself up outside a Nairobi hotel this month, launching an attack that killed 21 people, was already so well-known to Kenyan police that they had emblazoned his face across billboards under the slogan "WANTED: DEAD OR ALIVE".

South Sudan embraces old enemy Sudan, now rocked by protests

24 Jan 2019

UNITY OILFIELD, South Sudan Embattled Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is receiving words of support from some unlikely places as he faces deadly protests calling for him to step down.

South Sudan starts repairs, pumping oil from wells damaged in the civil war: minister

21 Jan 2019

JUBA South Sudan has begun to repair and pump oil from wells damaged in the civil war and will ramp up production by the end of the year, the oil minister told Reuters ahead of a Monday trip to the oil fields. 

South Sudan starts repairs, pumping oil from wells damaged in the civil war - minister

21 Jan 2019

JUBA, Jan 21 South Sudan has begun to repair and pump oil from wells damaged in the civil war and will ramp up production by the end of the year, the oil minister told Reuters ahead of a Monday trip to the oil fields.

RPT-After Westgate debacle, quick end to latest Kenyan attack shows progress

21 Jan 2019

NAIROBI, Jan 20 The relatively swift end to an attack on a Nairobi hotel and office complex highlights improvements in Kenya's counterterrorism capabilities since Somali militants overran a shopping mall in the same neighbourhood five years ago.

After Westgate debacle, quick end to latest Kenyan attack shows progress

20 Jan 2019

NAIROBI The relatively swift end to an attack on a Nairobi hotel and office complex highlights improvements in Kenya's counterterrorism capabilities since Somali militants overran a shopping mall in the same neighbourhood five years ago.

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Europeans vote, with EU future in balance

Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament, putting a potential brake on collective action in economic and foreign policy.