Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband says her release "feels quite close" as he waits to find out if she is among 3,000 prisoners granted clemency.
China and India are engaged in a military stand-off along the Himalayan border amid fresh tensions between the two nuclear powers.
The brutal alleged murder of a 14-year-old girl at the hands of her father has led to a call from Iran's president to speed up laws punishing so-called honour killings.
America's leading infectious diseases expert has said is it now "quite evident" that an anti-malarial drug touted by Donald Trump has no impact on coronavirus.
A black man has died after pleading that he could not breathe as a white police officer kneeled on his neck during an arrest.
A man suspected of killing 36 people in an arson attack in July last year has finally been arrested, after spending 10 months in hospital recovering from his own injuries.