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At Least 13 Dead in Kenyan Protests

Death toll in 3-day uprising tops 20 as police fire on civilians

(Newser) - At least 13 people were killed today in Kenya as police fired into crowds of protesters and rival tribes attacked one another in a continued response to the disputed presidential election, Reuters reports. Today marked the third and final day of oppositional political protests, which were met with lethal force.... More »

Kenya Spirals Toward Ethnic War

Contested election result turns into tribal violence

(Newser) - The tribal violence gripping Kenya could reach a bloody climax tomorrow, Time reports, when an opposition leader has urged supporters to converge on a park in Nairobi to protest the results of last month's general election. Raila Odinga blames a rigged vote-count for re-electing President Mwai Kibaki, igniting disarray that... More »

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