January 3, 2010

This story's out today:

COPENHAGEN - A Somali man charged in connection with an attack on a Danish cartoonist was arrested last year over an alleged terror plot targeting Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to reports.

Quoting the Danish newspaper Politiken, Britain's Sky News reported that the 28-year-old was among four other suspects who were held over a foiled attack on a bus station and two hotels in Nairobi, Kenya.

The alleged plot coincided with Clinton's visit to the country during an 11-day tour of Africa, Sky News said. The suspect was reportedly released from custody the following month due to a lack of evidence and returned to Denmark.

The Somali man was charged with two counts of attempted murder on Saturday after allegedly breaking into the home of a Danish artist Kurt Westergaard, whose Prophet Muhammad cartoon outraged the Muslim world three years ago.

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