Al-Shabab claimed to have held 137 people hostage in the mall and that security forces had gassed them to death to get to the militants. The Kenyan government denies this accusation.
Terror seized an upscale Nairobi mall beginning September 21, when gunmen rained bullets and grenades on unsuspecting civilians, 67 of whom are confirmed to have died over the following days.
The Somali Islamist group Al-Shabab has claimed credit for the attack. Five militants were killed by security forces, and 11 are in custody. It’s rumored that one of the attackers was a woman.
Two Russians and an American blasted off in a Russian Soyuz rocket on September 25, traveling from Kazakhstan to the International Space Station in a mere six hours.
The trio joins the current Expedition 37 crew at the ISS for their six-month mission. Their trip will feature a spacewalk with the Olympic torch to promote the 2014 games in Sochi.
It’s that time of year again. The 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly sent more than 120 presidents, prime ministers, and monarchs to New York City to discuss diplomacy, peace, security, and human rights.
President Obama gave a 50-minute speech to the General Assembly. “I know what side of history I want the United States of America to be on,” he said. “We're ready to meet tomorrow’s challenges with you.”
Paris is crawling with the world’s most fashionable for the Spring/Summer 2014 shows, presenting ready-to-wear collections from about 100 designers.
Models for Ground Zero wait for their cue to hit the runway. Fashion devotees can also visit the reopened Palais Galliera for a retrospective of designs by Alaïa.
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