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  • U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, waves to the media after meeting with Kenya President Mwai Kibaki at the State House, in Nairobi, Kenya, on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

    Clinton warns Kenya on repeat of 2007 vote chaos

    Looking ahead to Kenya's national vote in March, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday warned leaders and citizens in the East African nation not to repeat the deadly violence that plunged the country into chaos after disputed presidential elections five years ago.


  • **FILE** Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki

    Oil discovered in Kenya for first time

    Kenya's president announced Monday that oil has been discovered in his East African nation for the first time.


  • In this Jan 7, 2008, photo, Kenyan politician William Ruto, during a meeting in Narobi, Kenya. The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has asked judges to charge six Kenyans, including the country's deputy prime minister, with crimes against humanity including murder, persecution and rape committed during post election violence in 2007-2008. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim)

    ICC prosecutor seeks Kenya charges

    The International Criminal Court's prosecutor named six Kenyan leaders Wednesday as the purported orchestrators of violence after the country's 2007 election that left more than 1,000 people dead.


  • **FILE** A Kenyan man sits in a destroyed truck used as a makeshift roadblock while a tire burns on the vehicle's roof in Kisumu, Kenya, in late January 2008, a month of violence after disputed elections. (Associated Press)

    Embassy Row

    Kenya risks a violent backlash worse than the political upheaval after the 2007 presidential election that left up to 1,500 dead, unless the East African nation adopts "significant reforms" that include ending the "culture of impunity" for top politicians like the president and prime minister, the U.S. ambassador in Nairobi warned in a confidential report earlier this year.


  • Briefly

    A British contractor kidnapped in Somalia while working for the aid group Save the Children has been freed after negotiations with his captors, local officials said Wednesday.


  • Kenyan Masai women wait in a line to vote at Ngong,some 24 miles from capital Nairobi, for the new constitution, Wednesday, Aug. 4 2010. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim)

    Kenya votes on new constitution amid high security

    Kenyans formed long lines before sunrise across the country Wednesday to vote on a new constitution that would reduce the powers of the presidency in the nation's first ballot since postelection violence left more than 1,000 dead.


  • Kenyan opposition calls for vote protest

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The opposition yesterday called for three days of rallies to protest Kenya's disputed presidential election, igniting fears of more deadly violence. Police said they would not allow the demonstrations.


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