A mob torched a church sheltering hundreds of people fleeing post-election violence Tuesday, killing up to 50 people - including many children - as four days of rioting and ethnic clashes marked one of the darkest times in Kenya's history.
President Mwai Kibaki, sworn in Sunday after a vote opponents said was rigged, said political parties should meet immediately and publicly call for calm. The violence has killed at least 270 people in what had been east Africa's most stable and prosperous democracy. The opposition candidate, Raila Odinga, said he would refuse to meet.
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