Kenya’s president said on Tuesday that his forces had “defeated” Islamists from Somalia’s al Shabaab, had shot five of them dead and detained 11 others suspected of killing 67 people after storming a Nairobi shopping mall.
Militants in western Pakistan bombed a bus carrying women university students on Saturday and then seized part of the hospital where survivors of the attack were taken, killing at least 12 people, officials said.
The plan behind the Boston Marathon attack was obvious: to get maximum exposure in front of running TV cameras. But who carried out the attack? On Wednesday officials investigating the attack still lacked a clear motive