One year after mobilising the international community against North Korea, US President Donald Trump is trying to force another arch enemy to the negotiating table by targeting Iran with a similar campaign of "maximum pressure".
A 52-year-old caregiver has been charged in the knife attack on five people, including three newborn babies, at a New York City home that was apparently being used as an unlicensed nursery for new mothers and their children.
A new high-speed rail link between Hong Kong and mainland China launched on Sunday, a multi-billion-dollar project that critics say gives away part of the city's territory to an increasingly assertive Beijing.
Prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence Bill Cosby to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, while his lawyer says the 81-year-old comedian is too old and frail to serve time behind bars.
An Indonesian teenager survived seven weeks adrift at sea after his tiny fishing trap lost its moorings and ended up some 2 500km away in waters near the Pacific island of Guam, his family said Monday.