An explosion has killed at least 37 people in Peshawar, Pakistan, where authorities say they suspect a car bomb was detonated in a street market near a police station. The powerful blast left a scene of devastation, with casualties and severe damage to nearby buildings.
Katherine Walton, a 39-year-old American, was in the Nairobi shopping mall with her five children when it was stormed by members of al-Shabab last weekend. She talks to host Rachel Martin about the experience.
The terror group has appealed to young Somali-Americans, and about 40 have joined their ranks, according to Peter Bergen of the New America Foundation. Host Rachel Martin talks to Bergen about the terrorist group that claimed responsibility for the attack last week of a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya.
In the central State of Mexico, authorities are trying a new approach to fight corruption: replacing notoriously crooked male traffic cops with women. But the state hasn't authorized the female force to issue tickets yet, and some question whether women will avoid bribery any more than men.
Despite reports of a shoe being thrown at President Hassan Rouhani's car, he had many backers among the crowds that gathered near Tehran's airport Saturday. Some voiced their support; others criticized the U.S. and Israel.
Britain's Brian Cookson says he will focus on helping cycling recover from years of doping scandals. "I felt I owed it to the cycling world to put an end to the misery that we were all going through," he says.
Pakistanis who endured Tuesday's strong earthquake that killed hundreds of people felt another quake Saturday in a remote area of Baluchistan province. The quake struck less than 20 miles from Tuesday's 7.7-magnitude event.
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