Technical glitches, Boko Haram violence hit Nigerian election
Abuja - Problems with new technology on Saturday forced voting to be extended in presidential elections in Africa's most populous nation, Nigeria, as renewed Boko Haram violence hit the knife-edge polls.
In Minnesota, ISIS may be building on the recruiting networks once used by other terror groups
There's no shortage of news coverage about ISIS recruiters preying upon naive Western youth. But the story of American and European teens being lured into Islamic extremist groups pre-dates ISIS by a long stretch.
4 reasons you should care about Nigeria’s election
On Saturday, Africa’s most populous and oil-rich country will go to the polls. The election looks to be the tightest in the 16 years since military rule ended in Nigeria – and it appears likely that the contest between President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari could devolve into violence.
Officials: Siege of gunmen in Somali hotel enters 2nd day
Gunmen from the Somali extremist group al-Shabab, who had taken up positions in a hotel frequented by government officials and dignitaries killing at least nine people, were exchanging fire with government troops more than 12 hours later, officials said Saturday.
Police detained 52 people on Friday in Kenya's main port city, a day after an officer was killed in a suspected Islamist revenge attack, heightening tensions in an area where the authorities say militant Islamist is spreading.
Co-Pilot in Germanwings Crash Hid Mental Illness From Employer, Authorities Say
Andreas Lubitz, the pilot at the controls of the Germanwings jetliner that crashed into the French Alps on Tuesday, had a mental illness but kept the diagnosis hidden from his employer, the authorities said Friday.
Imam wants more CPS engagement with Somali community
A local Somali Imam is pleading for better relations between his community and the police.
The body of Mohameddek Ali Mohamud was found Wednesday morning at Canada Olympic Park, the third such death of a young Somali-Calgarian this year.