Before the Westgate attack, Kenya had successfully thwarted a number of terrorist plots. The coming days and weeks are likely to see more beefed up, continent-wide efforts to counter terrorism.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague stopped short of issuing an apology last week to the elderly Kenyans tortured by British colonial forces during the Mau Mau uprising
Britain is negotiating compensation for thousands of Kenyans who were severely mistreated by their colonial rulers during the 1950s Mau Mau uprising.
A round up of international news from Egypt, Cuba, Kenya, Italy, Venezuela and India.
Fidel on Obama, Bolivia's economy, Australian uranium mining, Kenyan constitution, UN and climate change, France vs. Roma.
Updates on Cuba, Romania, Bolivia, Palestine, Kenya, India.
Kenya: The Dandora waste disposal site serves Nairobi's four million people.
Iraq, Jordan: Water shortages weigh heavily Southern Iraq is so short of drinking water, according to Azzaman News, that the government has prevailed upon Iran to supply fresh water via tanker ships.