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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.
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Kenya's Ruto pleads not guilty to crimes against humanity charges

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto pleaded not guilty to crimes-against-humanity charges, denying wrongdoing in the violence following Kenya's 2007 election.

Kenya's stance on ICC nothing new

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Kenya's government has a track record of backing away from the International Criminal Court but it can't escape justice, a rights organization said.

Kenyan court: Kenyatta is election winner

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 30 (UPI) -- Kenya's top court Saturday upheld the election of Uhuru Kenyatta as president, calling the voting free and fair.

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Use law to settle scores, Kenyans told

UNITED NATIONS, March 12 (UPI) -- Electoral grievances in Kenya need to be settled through reputable legal measures, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.

Count delays cloud Kenyan election

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- With delays in vote counting in Kenya, the U.S. State Department called for a sense of calm given lingering concerns about a repeat of 2007 violence.

Kenya plays watchdog on Election Day

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 4 (UPI) -- The chairman of Kenya's electoral commission said Monday elections were rescheduled in some areas because of problems with ballot papers.

Call for peace as Kenya heads to polls

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 2 (UPI) -- Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki called for peace as Kenyans head to the polls on Monday to vote for their next president.

U.N. presses Kenya ahead of vote

VIENNA, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki to press for a peaceful round of Monday presidential elections.

U.N. expresses worry ahead of Kenyan vote

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Kenyan leaders need to ensure internal political disputes don't mar next week's presidential elections, a U.N. official said Tuesday.

Kenya sued for 2007 election violence

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- A campaigner for women's rights said the Kenyan government is being sued for sexual assaults in the aftermath of December 2007 general elections.

Court clears ICC suspect for Kenyan vote

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A lawyer for Kenyan political leader Uhuru Kenyatta, facing charges at the ICC, hailed a court decision Friday that clears his way for a presidential bid.

Rights group frets over Kenyan elections

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- The warning signs that March 4 Kenyan national elections could turn violent are "too bright to ignore," said Human Rights Watch.

Kenya braces for election bloodletting

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Kenya is bracing for bloodshed during its March 4 election, which is feared to match the horrors of ethnic violence in December 2007 that killed 1,500 people.

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Kenyans brace for another violent election

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Kenya has been hit by bombings and shootings that have sharpened political tensions as the country braces for violence in upcoming presidential elections.

ICC charges cloud Kenyan elections

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Kenyan voters considering choices in for March elections shouldn't support leaders discredited by the international community, an AU mediator said.

Kenyan leaders upset by military force

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- A decision by the Kenyan president to deploy military forces to respond to the killing of more than 40 police officers may have been illegal, lawmakers said.

Kenya on edge after police massacre

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- The killing of police officers in northern Kenya suggests the government is losing control of internal security, a lawmaker said Wednesday.

Northern Kenya tense after police deaths

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- The situation in northern Kenya is "very, very tense" after weekend attacks left more than 30 police officers dead, a religious leader said.

Official: 3,000 extremists killed by Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Kenyan military forces have killed more than 3,000 al-Shabaab fighters since entering Somalia a year ago, the Somali defense minister says.
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