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    War crimes suspects form Kenya poll alliance

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    Two Kenyan presidential hopefuls suspected of war crimes have said they intend to join forces in next year's vote by running on the same ticket. Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta and former cabinet minister William Ruto announced the deal at a rally hosted by Ruto's United Republican Party (URP) and Kenyatta's The National Alliance party in the Rift Valley town of Nakuru, 140km northwest of the capital Nairobi, on Sunday. Under the agreement, Kenyatta will seek the presidency and former rival Ruto will be his vice-presidential running mate. Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports.