Taiwanese prosecutors on Monday said they were seeking the death penalty for a man accused of killing four people and wounding nearly two dozen others in a stabbing spree on the Taipei subway that shocked the island.
A man wielding a knife has slashed three children in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong, with state news agency Xinhua reporting one of the children has died.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Sunday that the persecution of Iraqi Christians who have been driven from their homes in Mosul by Islamic State militants could constitute a crime against humanity.
Authorities say a suburban New Orleans woman has been found bludgeoned to death in her bathtub and the man she lived with and his three children are missing.
Two stolen antique ivory images of the Virgen de la Correa and the Child Jesus were recovered by the Caloocan City and Guagua police in separate operations this week.