Despite its mainstream theatrical reputation, the credo on Broadway really continues to be anything goes. And so why not a musical about Nigerian afrobeat pioneer Fela Anikulapo Kuti? Marco Werman reports.
Police officials in Nigeria say two car bombs killed at least 8 people in the capital, Abuja. The bombings marred celebrations in Nigeria marking 50 years of independence from Britain. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from the BBC's Komla Dumor in Abuja.
A boat carrying 500 African migrants, many from Eritrea, caught fire and sank near the Italian island of Lampedusa this week. More than 300 are dead or still missing. A BBC reporter tried to make the same journey a few years ago to find out what drives people to take such a risk.