Al-Shabaab controls large areas in Somalia, and its influence is also felt in neighboring Kenya, where the Islamist militia recruits. Muslim women in the area are viewed with suspicion by the police, because their sons or husbands could be members.
Despite terror threats by al-Shabab insurgents, life in Somalia is relatively calm thanks to the peacekeeping forces. DW's Frank Yiga in Kampala visited the capital, Mogadishu, and also toured the countryside.
German police are investigating a 29-year-old man after storming his apartment in the western city of Cologne. Some German outlets report that they found a highly toxic substance.
Around the world, media are under pressure to harness the power of new technologies to reach the public. Innovation Lab Day at the Global Media Forum helped scope out ways as it highlighted pitfalls and inequalities.
The international media gives short shrift to terrorism outside the West as it spends vast amounts of time, ink and money to cover royal weddings. Journalists who report on terror came together in Bonn to discuss why.
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