Kuwaiti security forces arrested six Kuwaitis linked to al Qaeda who planned to attack a U.S. military installation, the country’s state-run news agency reported Tuesday.
A massive fire engulfed the four-story offices of a major film company in central London on Friday, sending clouds of white smoke over the city skyline, the London fire department said. Two firefighters with minor injuries were taken to the hospital as a result of the Future Films building on Dean Street in the city’s Soho district, London ambulance services said.
International reaction to reports of a rocket launch by North Korea ranged from calls for an immediate U.N. Security Council meeting to calls for measured diplomacy.
North Koreans cast ballots Sunday in parliamentary elections watched by outside observers for hints of who might eventually succeed leader Kim Jong-Il. Kim himself is running.