LONDON (AFP) - British police shot and wounded two men after a man thought to be a serving soldier was killed outside a London barracks, in an attack Prime Minister David Cameron called "truly shocking".
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Los Angeles councilman Eric Garcetti was elected as the American city's first Jewish mayor on Wednesday, after a hard-fought run-off race to succeed Mr Antonio Villaraigosa, full results showed.
DUBAI (AFP) - Bahrain on Wednesday said it had found an Iranian drone in the kingdom's north near Saudi Arabia, and called for increased cooperation between regional security services to face "threats" from Teheran.
THE HAGUE (AFP) - Europol on Wednesday said 18 people, mostly Sri Lankans, were arrested in joint police raids in Britain and France on suspicion of being part of a human trafficking ring that smuggled South Asian immigrants into Britain.
PARIS (REUTERS) - Defenders of the French language are furious at plans to introduce courses taught in English at public universities, arguing that France must protect itself against linguistic encroachment or risk losing its cultural identity.