Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday blamed "local political networks" for the killings of dozens of people in two attacks in the coastal region that have been claimed by Somalia's Shebab militants.
With polls ahead of Scotland's independence referendum now showing the two sides neck and neck, Britain is starting to consider seriously the implications of a "Yes" victory.
Ryan Carters and skipper Peter Nevill frustrated England's bowlers with an unbroken 178-run stand for the Cricket Australia Invitational XI on Wednesday in the tourists' final match before the Ashes.
Israeli police made dozens of arrests overnight as violent protests over the murder of a Palestinian teenager by suspected Jewish extremists swept Arab Israeli towns into Sunday.
The US economy continued growing in October and November amid widespread optimism that the world's biggest engine would stay on track, according to a Federal Reserve report released Wednesday.
Roger Federer racked up a record-equalling 59th career win at the French Open on Sunday while Serena and Venus Williams edged closer to a third round sister showdown.
Nintendo on Friday warned it would swing back into the red this fiscal year as the Japanese gaming giant slashed its sales target for the Wii U console, blaming poor sales over the key holiday season.
Victor Caceres flicked home an 89th minute equaliser as Paraguay held World Cup bound France to a 1-1 draw on a wet evening in Nice on Sunday.
The Greek Orthodox Church says it will not provide religious rites for those who choose cremation, saying it disrespects the human body.
Rising American star Jordan Spieth dominated the final round to win the Australian Open by six shots and leave world number one Rory McIlroy and third-ranked Adam Scott floundering in his wake on Sunday.