Nigeria’s Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta said it has suspended plans to bomb mosques and kill Muslim clerics after heeding appeals from religious groups and prominent citizens including Henry Okah.
Deborah Bernstein, who worked at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Pequot Capital Management Inc. and Aquiline Capital Partners LLC in the 15 years since she graduated from Stanford University’s business school, has died. She was 41.
The two brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings initially targeted the city’s July 4 celebration and attacked last month’s race after building their bombs faster than expected, according to a U.S. official.
Belarusian protesters received sentences of as much as 15 days in jail today after police arrested almost 400 people yesterday during demonstrations on the country’s Independence Day, human rights groups said.
Attacks on Ivory Coast’s military were meant to disrupt security before a national holiday, with officials looking into a possible link with a postponed appearance by ex-leader Laurent Gbagbo at the International Criminal Court, according to a government official.