Heavy fighting prevents the desperately needed supplies from reaching trapped civilians for the second time this week. Also, a Danish inventor denies murdering a Swedish journalist on his home-made submarine, and a former Irish president describes the Vatican as an "empire of misogyny".
Police say a nerve agent was used to try to murder a former Russian spy and his daughter. Sergei and Yulia Skripal were found unconscious in the British city of Salisbury on Sunday and remain critically ill. A police officer who was the first to attend the scene is now in a serious condition in hospital. Also: the British prime minister, Theresa May, raises concerns about Saudi Arabia's involvement with Yemen during a visit by the Crown Prince, and a South African athlete has been attacked by men who attempted to cut off his legs with a saw.
The European Union has outlined its response to the proposed US tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. Also, Archbishop Oscar Romero is to be made a saint nearly four decades after he was shot dead in El Salvador, and China's state media encourage men and women to settle for someone who is "more or less OK" as a marriage partner.
A town in Eastern Ghouta is reported to have surrendered to Syrian government forces; British experts are testing the substance blamed for the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter; A tiny Canadian town takes on an oil giant in the courts - and wins.
A town in Eastern Ghouta is reported to have surrendered to Syrian government forces; British experts are testing the substance blamed for the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter; A tiny Canadian town takes on an oil giant in the courts and wins !
South Korea says Kim Jong-un is willing to discuss denuclearisation, but only if he does not feel threatened. Also, Unicef says there has been a significant drop in the number of child marriages worldwide, and the oldest message in a bottle is found on an Australian beach.