NAIROBI Gunmen stormed a shopping mall in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Saturday, killing at least 39 people including close relatives of Kenya's president and children, in an attack claimed by the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab. Shooting continued hours after the initial assault as troops surrounded the Westgate mall and police and soldiers combed the building, hunting the attackers shop by shop.
By Edmund Blair LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices dipped on Thursday, struggling to recover from four-month lows because of investor concerns that OPEC-led supply cuts were not yet reducing record U.S. crude inventories. Benchmark Brent crude oil was trading at $50.31 a barrel by 1430 GMT, down 33 cents on the day and hovering above Wednesday's slide to $49.71, its lowest level since Nov.
Oil prices climbed off four-month lows on Thursday but the recovery was cautious with investors fretting that OPEC-led supply cuts were not yet reducing record U.S. crude inventories. Brent crude, the international benchmark for oil, was trading at $50.84 a barrel by 0915 GMT, up 20 cents on the day and rebounding from Wednesday's slide to $49.71, it lowest level since Nov.