NEW YORK (AFP) - Mr Anthony Weiner, the disgraced former United States congressman forced to resign after tweeting lewd photos of himself to women, announced on Wednesday that he is running for mayor of New York.
PARIS (AFP) - France is to spend 20 million euros (S$32.2 million) on boosting security at its diplomatic missions in Africa and the Middle East after a car bomb attack last month on its embassy in Libya, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
MIAMI (Reuters) - A United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent shot and killed a Florida man with suspected links to the Boston Marathon bombings early on Wednesday, NBC News reported.
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Solar Impulse, the first aircraft that can fly day and night fueled entirely by energy from the sun, embarked on Wednesday on the second leg of its historic journey across the American continent.
WARSAW (AP) - Doctors in Poland say they have performed an urgent total face transplant on a 33-year-old man whose face was torn off in an accident that also crushed his jaws.