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1 April 2007

Agence France Presse

NAIROBI — A rise in illegal arms trafficking has deepened insecurity fears in Kenya, already struggling to overcome its image as a crime-ridden country plagued by terrorism threats. Once considered a relative island of stability amid regional conflicts in the Great Lakes and Horn of Africa, Kenya has suffered deadly terrorist attacks, in 1998 and 2002, ongoing tribal conflicts and a crime wave that claimed 50 lives in January alone. Estimates of the number of... (

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