WICHITA, Kansas (AP) - A US avionics technician was arrested on Friday on charges that he planned to set off a car bomb at the Wichita airport in an attack intended to support Al-Qaeda, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Two students were injured in a shooting incident at a school in the United States state of Colorado on Friday, before the suspected gunman apparently killed himself, the local sheriff said.
NEW YORK (AFP) - A year after 20 schoolchildren were gunned down in Newtown, Connecticut, the small United States (US) town has asked to be left alone to mark the anniversary - and many media outlets are respecting their wishes.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon deplored the use of chemical weapons in Syria and demanded on Friday that those responsible are held accountable.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Ukrainian authorities must steer clear of strong-arm tactics and allow a weekend opposition rally to proceed peacefully, the US State Department said on Friday, warning Washington will be watching closely.