MOGADISHU, Somalia — A British woman who is being held by Somali
pirates with her husband after their yacht was hijacked said in a
phone call broadcast Friday that the couple were "bearing up," and
she described her captors as "very hospitable."
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Mortars fired by Islamic militants slammed
into Somalia's airport as the president was boarding a plane
Thursday, sparking battles that killed at least 24 people when
return fire hit residential areas and a market, officials said.
BOSTON — A Massachusetts man and two friends tried and failed to
get into terrorist training camps and then plotted to kill two
prominent U.S. politicians and randomly shoot people at shopping
malls, authorities said Wednesday.
NAIROBI, Kenya — Parents in some of Africa's poorest countries
are cutting back on school, clothes and basic medical care just to
give their children a meal once a day, experts say. Still, it is
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