Last Updated: September 20, 2014 08:44

Part of White House evacuated after intruder is spotted in the compound

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White House staff and reporters were evacuated on Friday by the Secret Service because an intruder was spotted running on the grounds of the complex shortly after President Barack Obama departed for Camp David, witnesses said.

Kenya detains two Iranians on suspicion of planning attacks

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Kenyan anti-terror police have detained two Iranian men using forged Israeli passports to enter the East African country, on suspicion that they may have been involved in a plan to carry out an attack there, officials said on Friday.

China shuts almost 1.8 million accounts in pornography crackdown -Xinhua

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China's Cyperspace Administration has closed nearly 1.8 million accounts on social networking and instant messaging services since it launched its anti-pornography campaign in April, state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday.

I am ok babe, relax: Soldier’s last message to wife

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The calls Maureen Mumbi’s husband made on the morning of September 21, last year were extraordinary.

ICC judges summon President Uhuru Kenyatta, will he go to The Hague?

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President Uhuru Kenyatta could finally make history as the first Head of State to physically appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC).

DNA mismatch of Westgate terror suspect deepens mystery

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DNA samples collected from bodies of suspected terrorists said to have been killed at Westgate Mall during the terror attack a year ago have failed to match with the family of the man believed to have led the group of terrorists, The Standard on Saturday can reveal.

Kenya

DNA mismatch of Westgate terror suspect deepens mystery

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DNA samples collected from bodies of suspected terrorists said to have been killed at Westgate Mall during the terror attack a year ago have failed to match with the family of the man believed to have led the group of terrorists, The Standard on Saturday can reveal.

The Counties

Village 'doctor' is a pillar of hope to community

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On his shoulder, he carries a unique burden— ensuring mothers, fathers and children in Lubinu village Kakamega County enjoy healthy lives by having access to medical care whenever they need it. At 55, it is a call to service for this father of four.

Business

Safaricom, Equity Bank thin Sim wars a distraction that should not drag on

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The dispute pitting Safaricom against Equity Bank over the latter’s plans to offer mobile money transfer services is unnecessary and should not be allowed to drag on.

Sports

Safaricom Safari Sevens to improve Kenya’s form ahead of Gold Coast IRB leg

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The participation of Kenyan teams in the Safaricom Sevens in Kasarani on September 26-28 will improve players' confidence ahead of next month's International Rugby Board Series kick off.

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