Smoke rises from the Grimsvötn volcano under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland on May 21. Ash from a massive plume of smoke from Iceland's most active volcano could spread south to parts of Europe next week. The eruption has so far hit only Iceland, which closed its international airspace. Jon Gustafsson/Reuters
Smoke rises from the Grimsvötn volcano in Iceland on May 21. Halldora Kristin Unnarsdottir/AP
Smoke plumes from the Grimsvötn volcano, which began erupting on May 21 for the first time since 2004. Iceland closed its main international airport and canceled domestic flights as a powerful volcanic eruption sent a plume of ash, smoke, and steam 12 miles into the air. Jon Gustafsson/AP
In this image taken from amateur video, smoke from the Grimsvötn volcano is seen from a plane on May 21. Amateur video via APTN/AP
Smoke rises from the Grimsvötn volcano on May 21. Jon Gustafsson/AP
A policeman gives directions at a roadblock at the town of Kirkjubaejarklaustur on May 22. Iceland's most active volcano erupted on May 21, hurling a plume of ash and smoke far into the sky, which aviation officials were closely monitoring after another volcano shut European airspace for days last year. Ingolfur Juliusson/Reuters
A car drives on a highway immersed in darkness due to ash fallout outside the small town of Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland, on May 22. Ingolfur Juliusson/Reuters
Sheep are seen at a farm during the ash fallout in Mulakot, Iceland, on May 22. Ingolfur Juliusson/Reuters
Footprints mark the surface of ash outside a gas station in Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland, on May 22. Ingolfur Juliusson/Reuters
The sun shines through an ash fallout at a highway outside Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland, on May 22. Ingolfur Juliusson/Reuters
The leader of the Boko Haram terrorist network released a video Saturday claiming responsibility for the massive explosion at a busy bus station near Nigeria's capital Monday, which killed at least 75 people. The video makes no mention of more than 100 girls who were abducted this week.
Michelle Faul, Associated Press /
April 19, 2014
Islamic extremists Saturday claimed responsibility for the massive rush-hour explosion earlier this week that ripped through a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, killing at least 75 people and wounding 141.