Australian authorities say they have thwarted an Islamist-inspired plan to blow up an airplane. Security in airports across the country has been tightened. Police made four arrests and raided several properties in Sydney.
Three militia members have been convicted of plotting to bomb a Somali apartment complex and mosque in the US state of Kansas. Prosecutors described the plot as an act of domestic terrorism.
Information from Israeli intelligence helped to prevent the downing of a passenger jet, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said. An Australian government minister confirmed Israeli help in finding the attack suspects.
A Syrian national had attempted to kill at least 200 people, prosecutors said. The suspect tried to "create a climate of fear and uncertainty" by detonating explosives "in the midst of a large concentration of people."
Demonstrators have rallied against Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and Cambodia's Hun Sen. The protests have overshadowed a regional agreement targeting terror groups' use of encrypted platforms.
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