Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye begins her corruption trial this week in the same court where a brutal dictator was sentenced to death.
Lawyers face the tough task of selecting a jury to deliberate in the case of a former varsity coach who says Bill Cosby sexually assaulted her.
A bomb attack killed at least 14 Syrian insurgents from the powerful Islamist Ahrar al-Sham group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
The Pentagon has refused a request to add the names of 74 US sailors who died in a 1969 ship collision to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington.
Saudis took to social media to praise US President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka, with at least one proposing marriage in a video posted on Twitter.
A 23-year-old woman in southern India cut off the genitals of a Hindu holy man who she claimed had repeatedly raped her.
The same technology that keeps kids glued to their smart phones is being used by some schools as protection against bullying and sexual assault.
US President Donald Trump opened his first trip abroad since taking office with a visit to Saudi Arabia.
A suicide bombing near the oil-rich city of Basra killed at least eight people as Islamic State took the fight against Iraqi forces into Iraq's south.