A Brazilian congresswoman has been accused of orchestrating the murder of her pastor husband, after multiple botched attempts.
A Florida taxi driver, who believed false claims that coronavirus was a hoax, has lost his wife to Covid-19.
A former headmaster has admitted subjecting a girl to a catalogue of sexual abuse in Aberdeen and Asia.
The governor of the US state of Wisconsin has deployed the National Guard to maintain "public safety" after police shot a black man on Sunday.
South Korea, a country held up as a model for its response to Covid-19, is on the brink of a new nationwide outbreak, according to officials.
The head of a major US evangelical college has denied reports he has quit his job amid allegations about his private life.
The Berlin hospital treating the seriously ill Russian opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, says he appears to have been poisoned.
US President Donald Trump has warned his fellow Republicans their opponents may "steal" November's election, as his party anointed him as their candidate.
Iran plane crash: Cockpit exchange recorded after missile hit Ukraine jet
The Israeli authorities have covered over a mural known as Peeping Toms at a beach in Tel Aviv in response to an outcry over the suspected gang rape of a teenage girl at another beach resort.
Children are more likely to be harmed by not returning to school next month than if they catch coronavirus, the UK's chief medical adviser says.
A man in Mexico has been given a 50-year prison sentence for ordering the killing of a prominent journalist.
Thousands of people have been evacuated from parts of the Caribbean and southern US as two storms tore through the region on Sunday.
At least 13 people died in a crush in Peru after trying to escape police who raided a nightclub violating coronavirus restrictions, police say.
Iran's nuclear body has said that a fire last month at a major nuclear facility at Natanz was caused by sabotage.
Opposition supporters in Belarus have held a mass rally in the capital Minsk, two weeks after a disputed election gave President Alexander Lukashenko another term in office.