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ZAVIDOVICI, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Salem Hajdarovac says he didn't sleep for a week when he heard his workshop had been granted the honor of carving a special chair that Pope Francis will sit on during his visit to Bosnia.
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari made a strong showing in early returns from Nigeria's presidential election, with about a third of the country's states reporting Monday night. The U.S. and Britain warned of "disturbing indications" that the tally could be subject to political interference.
A mentally ill British man accused of setting up a violent extremist training camp in the United States under orders from radical preacher Abu Hamza pleaded guilty Monday in New York to terror. Haroon Aswat, a 40-year-old who suffers from paranoid schizophrenia, was extradited from Britain to the United States in October, nearly a decade after his 2005 Zambia arrest. He pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to provide material support to Al-Qaeda, and one count of actually providing the support to the terror group. "Haroon Aswat fought his extradition to the United States for almost 10 years," said US Attorney Preet Bharara.