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By Lesley Wroughton NAIROBI (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Kenya on Sunday to offer help in countering Somali al Shabaab militants who have staged deadly attacks there and elsewhere in East Africa. Kerry will also address Kenya's human rights in meetings with President Uhuru Kenyatta and other government officials as well as discussing the troubled peace process in South Sudan and violence in Burundi, a U.S. official said. Kerry's visit followed the killing of 148 people by al Shabaab militants in an attack on the university at Garissa, northern Kenya, on April 2. Washington is particularly worried about the security situation in Kenya's neighbour Somalia, where a fragile government backed by Western powers and African peacekeepers is struggling to contain al Shabab, which is allied to al Qaeda.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — At least 20 troops from a Saudi-led Arab coalition, including Yemeni expatriates in shorts, landed Sunday in Yemen's southern coastal city of Aden on a "reconnaissance" mission amid a fierce offensive by Shiite rebels and their allies there, Yemeni military officials said.