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Jason Straziuso

Jason Straziuso

    US interrogators to question suspected Libyan al-Qaeda member
    US interrogators to question suspected Libyan al-Qaeda member
    US interrogators headed to an American warship in the Mediterranean to question a suspected Libyan al-Qaeda operative linked to the bombings...
    Kenya's security forces control most of Westgate mall
    Kenya's security forces control most of Westgate mall
    Kenyan officials said security forces controlled nearly all of an upscale mall on Monday, two days after it was seized by members of a violent Somali terrorist group, killing at least 62 people....
    Large explosion rocks Kenyan mall, hostages still held
    Large explosion rocks Kenyan mall, hostages still held
    A large explosion rocked the Kenyan mall where Islamic extremists are holding hostages a day after attacking the upscale shopping centre and...
    Supreme court orders partial recount in Kenya presidential vote
    Supreme court orders partial recount in Kenya presidential vote
    The court heard arguments from civil society groups and the legal team of Prime Minister Raila Odinga over what they claim were failures by...
    UN ambassador outraged over Sudan bible school attack
    UN ambassador outraged over Sudan bible school attack
    Sudan's military bombed a Bible school built by a US Christian aid group, prompting students and teachers at the school to run for their lives in...
    Somali famine declared over, but UN urges caution
    Somali famine declared over, but UN urges caution
    The United Nations says that Somalia's famine is over, but the world body's Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) warned that continued...
    Kenya on alert amid looming terror threat
    Kenya on alert amid looming terror threat
    The bulletins warning of an impending assault by terrorists are rising in intensity as Kenya's capital increases security measures in the hope of...
    New radios will aid the hunt of LRA militia
    New radios will aid the hunt of LRA militia
    In Africa's remotest jungle, where paved roads and telephones don't exist, a United States aid group is installing new high frequency radios to...
    Al-Shabaab's stranglehold on Somalia
    Al-Shabaab's stranglehold on Somalia
    The World Food Programme can't reach 2.2-million Somalis in desperate need of aid in militant-controlled areas of Somalia, WFP's director said on...
    Riots in Uganda after Besigye booted off Kenyan flight
    Riots in Uganda after Besigye booted off Kenyan flight
    Uganda's top opposition leader was kicked off a flight from Kenya on Wednesday, prompting riots back home that police quelled with tear gas only a...
    MIT class studies Kenyan slum's clinic quandary
    MIT class studies Kenyan slum's clinic quandary
    The clinic's paperwork carried a common medical symbol -- a snake coiling around a wooden rod. But that simple insignia sparked a rumour in...
    Somali pirates capture supertanker, $150m of oil
    Somali pirates capture supertanker, $150m of oil
    Somali pirates captured a Greek-flagged supertanker carrying an estimated $150-million worth of oil to the Gulf of Mexico, the second successful...