Ukrainian security forces have arrested a Frenchman suspected of planning terror attacks in France to coincide with the Euro 2016 soccer championship. His arsenal of weapons included Kalashnikov rifles, grenade launchers and 125 kilos of TNT.
A crackdown on smugglers who enabled a thousand Albanians to enter Britain, the US and Canada has resulted in 39 arrests. Fighting crime tops Albania's agenda as it prepares for EU accession talks.
Ukraine's security forces detained Volodymyr Ruban while he was transporting weapons from the conflict zone in the country's east. Officials claimed he planned to kill top Ukrainian leaders, including the president.
US Ambassador Nikki Haley has said the US remains "prepared to act" to end chemical attacks and "inhuman suffering" in Syria. She also circulated a draft UN ceasefire resolution to replace an earlier "failed" truce.
Bahraini security forces have arrested 116 people on charges of terrorism, accusing them of being part of a network established by Iran's Revolutionary Guard. The suspects allegedly plotted attacks on state officials.
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