Along the Kenya-Somalia border, people have been displaced for decades. A new book profiles nine Somali refugees to explain the political forces that keep them — and hundreds of thousands more — from getting out.
"You're not going to separate us," Muslim bus-riders told Islamic militants who demanded the Muslims and Christians separate. The Muslims told the militants to kill us all, but we will not sacrifice our Christian colleagues.
In Colorado, Africans are second only to Latin Americans among the state's immigrant populations. Until now, they've been largely absent from Colorado's politics, but new candidates and civic groups with African roots are pushing the community nearer to the political spotlight.
Lions who repeatedly kill livestock are a big problem for farmers, but killing such "problem lions" is an equally big issue for the threatened animals. To save both cattle and cats, conservationists are now trying out mock hunts to chase away lions without getting rid of them for good.
Kenyan authorities say they've identified one of the al-Shabab militants who laid siege to Nairobi's Westgate Mall last month. He's a Somali who grew up in Norway. And it seems Norwegian police knew he was a risk three years ago.
Kenyans vote on Tuesday for a new president, and videos with phony CNN and BBC logos have popped up online to sway the elections. People are worried about a contested result and more violence breaking out after the elections, as it did in 2007.
Incest and child molestation are real issues around the world. After being confronted with it first hand, an anonymous Middle East artist decided to do something about it. That story and more in today's Global Scan.