Global Week in Review: "White Widow" Wanted for Terrorism Plot in Kenya

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  • Terrorist Group Behind Mall Attack Strike Again
  • South African Opera Star Sees a Major Career Boost
  • History-Making Elections in Germany
  • Kenyan Mall Siege Takes World Stage
  • World Leaders Head to New York City
  • Muslim Brotherhood Banned
  • Iran’s New President Puts Israel in a Tight Spot
  • Death Toll Surpasses 100 in Mexico
  • Acclaimed Colombian Author Dies
  • Pakistan Christians Targeted in Deadly Attack
  • Typhoon Kills More Than Two Dozen
  • Chinese Former Political Star Sentenced to Life in Jail
  • Suicide Bombings Rock Iraq, Kill Scores
  • Clinton Global Initiative Ramps Up for Annual Meeting
  • White Widow Is Wanted by Interpol
  • UN Diplomats Reach Agreement on Syria
  • Militants Target Chopper Aiding Pakistan Quake Victims
  • Liberia's Taylor Gets 50 Years
  • Clinton’s Latest Cause: Fighting Elephant Poaching

History-Making Elections in Germany

Senegalese-born Karama Diaby was elected into parliament, making him Germany’s first Black lawmaker. Also victorious was German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who landed her third term by an almost absolute majority this past weekend. However, her junior coalition partner, the liberal Free Democrats, did not receive enough votes to make it into the parliament — a first for the group in post-war history.

(Photos from left: AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, AP Photo/Jens Meyer,File)

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