Germanwings crash co-pilot may have had detached retina: newspaper
The co-pilot suspected of crashing a passenger jet in the Alps may have been suffering from a detached retina but investigators are unsure whether his vision problems had physical or psychological causes, a German newspaper said on Sunday.
Somali Diaspora Plea to Westpac: Don’t cut remittances lifeline
The Australian Somali community has warned Westpac that closing the accounts of Somali money transfer operators on Tuesday 31 March will cut off a vital life line for thousands of poor Somalis dependent on funds sent by family to purchase basics such as food, water, health and education.
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.