President Trump has been warned against bumbling into war after Iran shot down a surveillance drone. The Democrat's leader in the Senate, Chuck Schumer made the remarks when he emerged from a White House briefing on events in the Gulf. Iran's UN ambassador said the drone had violated his country's airspace in breach of international law. Washington denies the allegation.
The World Food Program has begun a partial suspension of aid supplies in Yemen, a country in which millions are threatened by hunger. The agency had warned earlier that it would restrict deliveries if no agreement were reached with Houthis rebels to stop the diversion of food by corrupt officials.
Hundreds of protesters in Hong Kong go again demonstrating against a controversial extradition bill which was suspended on Saturday. They want the plans to be scrapped altogether. At one point, the demonstrators converged on the territory's police headquarters.
The founder and chairman of the Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn says he's handing over control of the company as he focuses on his bid for the island's presidency. Terry Gou hopes to secure the opposition KMT nomination for next year's poll.
The Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez had to deploy security forces across the country after the deaths of two people in violent protests on Wednesday. There's been growing opposition to the government's planned health and education reforms.
The Australian Rugby Union player Israel Folau has launched a crowd funding campaign for more than two million dollars to help contest his dismissal for making homophobia comments. Folau's contracts with his club and the Australian national side were terminated after he wrote that hell awaited gay people.
And the British foreign office minister has faced criticism after he was filmed ejecting a climate change activist from an official event in London. Mark Field pushed the woman and grabbed her by the neck, but some of Mr Field's colleagues have defended him.