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.
Changes to WIC program pose challenges for Somali grocers
At SeaTac Produce in Tukwila, Amira Abdulle cheerily greets customers along with her sons, who help to warm sambusas sold in the front case at the register. After shadowing her mother, Sahra, at the Tabarak minimart for nearly 10 years, Abdulle jumped at the opportunity to lease the space next door when a former casino became vacant.
Deadly standoff at Mogadishu hotel ends: 20 killed
Al-Shabab militants stormed a hotel in the Somali capital on Friday in brazen attack, sparking heavy gunbattle with troops that left at least 20 people and wounded dozens others, officials said on Saturday.
Airlines are rushing to adopt new cockpit security rules after the Germanwings crash
The Germanwings flight 9525 that officials say was likely intentionally crashed by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz when the other pilot went to the toilet, was following current European guidelines for operating a commercial airline. The European Aviation Safety Agency’s regulations only require one pilot—and no additional crew members—to be present in the cockpit at any given time. Regardless, some airlines have already started to change their own policies so that no one is left alone in the cockpit in the future.