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Nigerian plane blows out tires landing in Sokoto

10/05/2013 9:49am
An airline manager says a Boeing-747 jetliner carrying 400 pilgrims hit a sharp object as it was landing in Nigeria's northern Sokoto city and blew out two tires.

In Kenya, attackers used 'less is more' strategy

10/05/2013 5:41pm
Salim Massebellah had just reached the parking lot at Nairobi's premiere mall. Private guards inspected his trunk, then passed a mirror underneath his vehicle, checking for the exposed wires that would indicate a bomb. That was the weapon of choice of al-Shabab, the terrorist group Kenyans had been warned might one day target their capital.