The Indonesian government has urged the Organization of Islamic Conference to be united to help stop violence in Syria.
China and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea held the third meeting in Beijing Tuesday on developing two economic zones in the DPRK, China's Ministry of Commerce announced.
India has beefed up security at vital installations across the country ahead of its Independence Day Wednesday, sources said.
Two went missing on Tuesday as torrential rain hit several prefectures of the western Japanese region of Kansai where more than 1,000 people are advised to evacuate from homes, local press reported.
A strong earthquake jolted Sea of Okhotsk on Tuesday, and no tsunami alert has been issued and no damage reported so far.
India Tuesday announced that the country had witnessed a sharp decline in the number of new HIV cases -- a 56 percent drop -- in the past 10 years.
A magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted Japan's southern sea of Okhotsk at 12:01 JST (0258 GMT) on Tuesday, according to Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea unveiled a monument on Sunday to commemorate Zhang Jingrong, a Chinese man who rescued three DPRK girls from drowning in the sea off Rason city.
Tensions between Seoul and Tokyo over the disputed islands continued, and the rift is prompting Washington to worry about the already shaky US-Japan-ROK trilateral collaboration.
China and Bhutan on Friday pledged to find solutions to their mutual-border issues, a breakthrough in their 28-year bilateral talks, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Sunday.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Sunday unveiled a monument in Rason to honor a Chinese citizen, Zhang Jingrong, who died after helping save three drowning DPRK girls two years ago.
Japan's lack of sincerity in resolving colonial-era issues is the major reason why grievances between the two countries have not been resolved, Yonhap News Agency on Monday quoted Republic of Korea President Lee Myung-bak as saying.