- Kenya: Police disrupt alleged plot by extremist medics Updated: May-03-16 3:03 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan police have disrupted a cell of extremist medics linked to the Islamic State group suspected of plotting a biological attack on Kenya and recruiting university students to join the group in Libya and Syria, Kenya's police chief said Tuesday
- 6-month-old rescued from collapsed building in Kenya Updated: May-03-16 1:25 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - A nearly 6-month-old girl was rescued Tuesday from the rubble of a building that collapsed last week, raising hopes for more survivors in the disaster that has left 23 people dead and 93 others missing.
- Kenya officials: Death toll of collapsed building up to 20 Updated: May-01-16 1:08 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan rescuers continued searching for survivors Sunday of a residential building in a low income area that collapsed Friday, as officials said the death toll has risen to 20 and 73 people remain missing.
- Officials: Collapsed Kenyan building had no occupancy permit Updated: Apr-30-16 3:34 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - A building that collapsed amid heavy rains in Nairobi, killing at least 12 people and injuring at least 134, did not have an occupancy permit, officials said Saturday as they ordered its owner to turn himself in.
- Kenya burns huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching Updated: Apr-30-16 12:26 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya's president set fire Saturday to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by this East African country against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species.
- Kenya: Large pyres set up for massive burn of ivory Updated: Apr-28-16 12:41 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan authorities have built towering pyres of more than 100 tons of elephant tusks that will be burned on Saturday, in what wildlife officials believe will be the largest single destruction of ivory in history.
- Kenya: Former first lady dies in London hospital Updated: Apr-26-16 10:59 am
NAIROBI, Kenya - Former Kenyan first lady Lucy Kibaki, prominent for charities and her quick temper, died Tuesday.
- Kenya: Opposition leaders tear-gassed in protest Updated: Apr-25-16 10:46 am
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan opposition leaders have been tear-gassed as they led hundreds of supporters to the electoral commission offices to demand that it is disbanded for being biased.
- Kenya president signs law making doping criminal offense Updated: Apr-22-16 1:54 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya's president signed a law Friday that criminalizes doping and threatens drug cheats with prison sentences.
- Kenya wants to prosecute its nationals wanted by the ICC Updated: Apr-21-16 3:43 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya's government wants three Kenyans wanted by The Hague-based International Criminal Court to be prosecuted locally, the attorney general said Thursday.
- Kenya: President has rally to celebrate ICC dropping charges Updated: Apr-16-16 3:18 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta held a rally Saturday attended by thousands to celebrate the withdrawal of the crimes against humanity charges against him, his deputy president and others at the International Criminal Court.
- Kenya: Group launches case seeking to decriminalize gay sex Updated: Apr-15-16 11:36 am
KAMPALA, Uganda - A Kenyan rights group says it is going to court to decriminalize gay sexual relations between consenting adults.
- Malaysia decides not to send Taiwanese suspects to China Updated: Apr-15-16 10:12 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia deported 20 Taiwanese criminal suspects to Taiwan on Friday despite Beijing's request that they be sent to China, amid an ongoing battle over jurisdiction involving the self-ruled island. A Malaysia official said another 32 Taiwanese suspects sought by China also will be sent to Taiwan.
- Lawyer: Kenya illegally deported Taiwanese to China Updated: Apr-13-16 1:55 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - A lawyer representing some of the Taiwanese nationals extradited from Kenya to China said Wednesday the Kenyan government acted illegally and he will be suing the state over the violations.
- Marius Kipserem of Kenya wins Rotterdam Marathon Updated: Apr-10-16 9:52 am
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands - Marius Kipserem of Kenya won the 36th Rotterdam Marathon is a personal best time of 2 hours, six minutes and 11 seconds Sunday, making the most of warm and almost wind-free conditions on the course around the Dutch port.
- Fiji, NZ, US sweep Hong Kong 7s pool, England also unbeaten Updated: Apr-09-16 7:40 am
HONG KONG - Fiji, New Zealand and the United States swept their pools to roll into the Hong Kong Sevens rugby quarterfinals on Saturday.
- IAAF dismisses Athletics Kenya CEO's challenge Updated: Apr-08-16 11:24 am
NAIROBI, Kenya - The IAAF's ethics board on Friday rejected an appeal from the CEO of Kenya's track and field federation against his provisional suspension for allegedly soliciting bribes from two athletes.
- ICC prosecutor: Threats to witnesses ruined Kenya VP case Updated: Apr-06-16 1:54 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - The prosecutor of International Criminal Court said Wednesday the crimes against humanity case against Kenya's deputy president and a former broadcaster collapsed after 17 witnesses withdrew their cooperation with the court as a result of intimidation.
- Intl court dismisses case against Kenya's deputy president Updated: Apr-05-16 1:38 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The International Criminal Court terminated the case against Kenya's deputy president and ended his trial Tuesday, saying there was insufficient evidence he was involved in deadly violence that erupted after his country's 2007 presidential election.
- Small road race directors struggle with detecting doping Updated: Apr-05-16 12:57 pm
For third place at the 2015 St. Louis half-marathon, Krista Arnold got $300. It should have been $1,000. She can blame that on the doped runner from Kenya who raced off ahead of the pack.
- Kenya set to burn 106 tons of ivory and rhino horn Updated: Apr-04-16 12:06 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan wildlife authorities Monday started moving at least 105 tons of ivory and 1 ton of rhino horn in preparation for the torching of the items at the end of the month to discourage ivory and rhino horn trade believed to be fueling poaching of elephants and rhinos.
- Cheptegei wins Carlsbad 5000 in 13 minutes, 24 seconds Updated: Apr-03-16 10:30 pm
CARLSBAD, California - Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda held back speedy competitors to win the Carlsbad 5000 in 13 minutes, 24 seconds Sunday.