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Swiss hostage escapes from Filipino extremists

Swiss hostage escapes from Filipino extremists

Manila, AP—A Swiss hostage made a dramatic escape Saturday from Abu Sayyaf extremists when he hacked a rebel commander then got shot as he dashed to freedom amid a military artillery assault, ending more than two years of jungle captivity in the southern Philippines,...
Kenya police: Al-Shabaab militants kill 28 in bus

Kenya police: Al-Shabaab militants kill 28 in bus

Nairobi, AP—Suspected Islamic extremists from Somalia hijacked a bus in Kenya’s north and killed 28 non-Muslims on board after they had been singled out from the rest of the passengers, police officials said Saturday. The bus traveling to the capital Nairobi...