Picking the 12 members of the jury is expected to take three weeks as prosecutors and defence attorneys grill potential jurors try to ensure impartiality.
The judge in Virginia had last month already rejected the defendant's argument that the case should be tossed out in the US because it should be heard in the UK instead.
Israel could face war crimes investigation after an International Criminal Court ruling extended its jurisdiction to territories Israel occupied in the 1967 Mideast war.
A court in Brussels begins its hearing into the 20 people accused of aiding and abetting the terrorists involved in the 2015 attacks in the French capital.
The activists could face up to two years in prison if convicted on charges of offending religious sentiment and desecration of Poland's most revered icon, the Mother of God of Czestochowa.
The 1988 bombing of a New-York-bound Pan Am jet that exploded over the Scottish town of Lockerbie killed 270 people.
The parents of Harry Dunn, a British teen who died after colliding with a car being driven on the wrong side of the road in the UK, have lost their High Court appeal.
A panel of human rights experts working with the UN found that Ghosn’s arrest in Japan in late 2018 and early 2019 was "arbitrary" and called on Japan’s government to "take the necessary steps to remedy the situation of Mr. Ghosn without delay."
The government’s lawyers argued that the United States could step in as the defendant because Trump was forced to respond to the lawsuit to prove he was physically and mentally fit for the job.
"I want to have an impact in the biggest way possible."
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the first woman to lie in state at the US Capitol. Rosa Parks was the first woman to lie in honour at the Capitol, a tribute for non governmental figures.
The 17-year-old was doused in petrol and set alight at her home in south-west Romania last Saturday, say prosecutors.
"We are fighting wickedness in high places," said civil rights leader Al Sharpton in his eulogy at George Floyd's funeral.
Olof Palme was shot dead on 28 February 1986. The charismatic leader of the Social-Democratic party and his wife Lisbeth Palme had just left a cinema in downtown Stockholm.
Health experts say COVID-19 thrives in cramped jails and freeing up space could allow for social distancing to slow transmission.