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.
Yemeni military officials say a US drone struck a vehicle carrying suspected al-Qaida militants as well as a passing car carrying civilians Saturday. The US is said to have launched 99 drone strikes in Yemen since 2002.
The Ukrainian government said it would not attack pro-Russian separatists occupying government buildings in eastern Ukraine over Easter weekend, but warned the militants could face 'more concrete actions,' if they failed to start surrendering next week.
Rescuers recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice on a narrow climbing pass known as the 'popcorn field' on Mount Everest. On Friday, a sudden avalanche buried a group of Sherpa guides. Survivors said the path had been unstable.
Utah plane in Iran: A plane owned by the Bank of Utah carried an African business delegation to Iran. The plane's presence in Iran raises questions about whether the Utah bank has violated US sanctions on Iran.
The captain of the ferry that sank Wednesday off South Korea's southern coast was arrested along with a helmsmen and a third mate on suspicion of negligence. The captain defended his decision to wait before evacuating, while more than 300 remain missing or dead.
Beltran-Leyva gang: Arnoldo Villa Sanchez was arrested Tuesday, in an upscale Mexico City neighborhood. Villa Sanchez was identified as the second highest-ranking figure in the once-powerful Beltran-Leyva drug cartel.