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May 13, 2015 4:42 PM Somali Militants Detain Foreigners on Fishing Vessel

Islamic extremists have detained foreign sailors, who may be Iranian, and seized their fishing vessel that washed up on the Somali shore, according to residents of a central Somali coastal town. Somalia's al-Shabab rebels detained Iranian fishermen whose vessel had developed mechanical problems and drifted into the militants' stronghold, Yasin Maalin 27

May 11, 2015 4:47 PM Defense, prosecution rest in Tsarnaev sentencing

Judge George O'Toole, right, speaks to jurors during verdict deliberations in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokarof Tsarnaev on April 8 at the John J. Moakley Federal Courthouse in Boston. Defense attorney Judy Clarke, center, addresses the jury as Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, right, watches during his trial on April 87

May 10, 2015 2:48 PM Bombings kill at least 8 outside Baghdad

In this Saturday, May 9, 2015 photo, smoke rises after an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition on Islamic State group positions in an eastern neighborhood of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, 70 miles (115 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi authorities on Friday signed up the first batch of 1,000 recruits for a new Sunni militia to help its security 25

May 6, 2015 2:37 PM Latest on Boston Trial: Ex-in-Law Testifies From Kazakhstan

The former brother-in-law of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) is testifying for the defense from a U.S. embassy in Kazakhstan. Elmirza Khozhugov is the former husband of Dzhokhar's sister Ailina Tsarnaeva. He testified live Wednesday from the embassy in Almaty. Khozhugov says the oldest Tsarnaev sibling, Tamerlan 18

May 5, 2015 1:34 PM Hamas Launches Crackdown on Salafist Groups in Gaza Strip

The ruling Hamas militant group has launched a crackdown on radical Salafi groups following a series of unclaimed bombings in the Gaza Strip. Hamas, an Islamic militant group that has ruled Gaza with an iron fist for the past eight years, considers the more radical Salafists a threat. Salafists accuse Hamas of being too soft on Israel and failing to adequately 30

May 5, 2015 10:09 AM Man Shot to Death in IRA Power Base in Belfast

Northern Ireland police say a man has been shot to death in a Belfast neighborhood that long has been a power base for the outlawed Irish Republican Army. The victim's body lay Tuesday in the middle of a residential street, covered by a white sheet, in a Belfast district called the Markets. Rival IRA factions for decades have vied for control of that Irish 22

May 4, 2015 10:22 PM Boston bombing trial: Tsarnaev breaks down in court

Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has cried in court in rare display of emotion as relatives urged the jury to spare his life. Tsarnaev, who has maintained a stoic demeanour throughout the court proceedings, broke down on Monday when an aunt testified. A jury is deciding whether the 21-year-old should be put to death for carrying out the bombing 14

May 1, 2015 1:14 PM Baghdad Officials Blame Sunni Displaced for Wave of Bombings

Officials in Baghdad are blaming displaced Sunnis fleeing fighting for providing cover for militants to conduct a wave of bombings. Baghdad has witnessed a spike in bombings in the past week with multiple blasts each day. On Thursday night six bombs claimed 21 lives. Fighting in the western city of Ramadi sent at least 110,000 refugees fleeing towards 28

April 30, 2015 11:33 AM Teachers, Say Boston Marathon Bomber Was Kind as a Child

Teachers who knew Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as a child described him as a hardworking youngster who seemed to have a bright future. Catheryn Charner-Laird, his third-grade teacher, said Tsarnaev was just learning English after moving to the U.S. from Russia in 2002 and cared very much about his school work. She said he "always wanted to do the right 15

April 29, 2015 12:22 PM Officials Say Bombings in Iraqi Capital, Baghdad, Kill 8

Officials say bombings in and around the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, have killed at least eight people. Police said the deadliest of Wednesday's attacks took place in Baghdad's western neighborhood of Amiriyah, where a bomb exploded in a commercial area, killing three civilians and wounding 12. Another bomb struck a convoy of Shiite militiamen in the capital's 38