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

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  • 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
  • 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

In this week's global news, U.N. diplomats come to an agreement on Syria; militants pose a major threat to earthquake victims in Pakistan; a South African opera star lands on a major label; plus, more. Patrice Peck

Amid speculation of her involvement in the recent Kenyan mall attack, British fugitive Samantha Lewthwaite is wanted for arrest following a Kenyan request made to Interpol. Nicknamed the “white widow” because her late Muslim husband participated in a deadly terrorist attack in London, the 29-year-old Muslim convert has been linked to a 2011 plot to bomb holiday resorts in the East African country.

(Photo: AP Photo/Interpol, File)

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