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Japan PM Abe to make rare China visit

Abe will visit from October 25 to 27 and mark the 40th anniversary of the Treaty of Peace and Friendship between the two nations, said Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang.

UN chief tours tsunami-hit Indonesian city

Guterres and Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla toured one of the worst-hit areas, and spoke with survivors being treated at an outdoor tent hospital and evacuation centre.

North Korea wants Pope to visit, South to tell Vatican

During a conversation with the visiting archbishop, Kim urged him to let the Vatican know his intention to build peace, according to Moon's spokesman.

Clashes in West Bank as Israelis visit holy site

The tomb is holy to Jews but is deep inside the West Bank, territory that is supposed to form a key part of a future Palestinian state.

Act against ‘any whiff’ of resurgent anti-Semitism, pope says

Francis was using the anniversary of the wartime liquidation of a ghetto in Vilnius to make a broader appeal beyond Lithuania.

Pope honours Baltic martyrs as bishops quit over abuse

Francis will honour victims of Soviet-era persecution during a visit to a museum in the former KGB building in Vilnius, where regime opponents were tortured and killed.

Pope begins Baltics pilgrimage as Russia threat looms large

Francis boarded a special Alitalia flight that lands early Saturday in Vilnius, the Lithuanian capital, for a four-day trip.

Mahathir heads to UK on working visit

PM will also attend the 73rd United Nations General Assembly.

Saudi King Salman hosts Pakistan PM on first foreign visit

Imran Khan's tour of the Gulf comes as a Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release of his political rival, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter.

Japan’s Abe confirms China visit this year

Abe and Xi have met numerous times over the last few years on the sidelines of international events.

Japan PM visits quake-hit Hokkaido as toll rises to 37

Abe toured the city and commercial hub of Sapporo, where Thursday's 6.6-magnitude jolt has left houses tilted and roads cracked.

Education ministry to improve dilapidated schools within 5 years

This commitment would be conveyed to Sarawak by minister Maszlee Malik, who is on a two-day working visit to the state.

Dr M on two-day visit to Brunei

The prime minister is also scheduled to have a gathering with Malaysians.

In Israel visit, Philippines’ Duterte dogged by past rhetoric

Israel sees the tour by Duterte and his top ministers as a chance to thank Manila for taking in Jews during the Holocaust and backing the Israeli independence campaign.

Australia’s new PM due in Indonesia this week amid hopes on...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will meet Indonesian President Joko Widodo for talks on their bilateral relationship and other regional issues.

In Ireland Pope begs forgiveness for ‘betrayal’ of Church abuse

Francis says he will seek a greater commitment to eliminating this 'scourge'.

Pope faces calls for action over abuse ‘shame’ in Ireland

The pope later held an hour and a half meeting with victims of abuse at the hands of clergy or in Church-run institutions.

Pope says church shamed by ‘repugnant’ Irish abuse

Francis asked that Ireland would not forget "the powerful strains of the Christian message" that have sustained it in the past, and can continue to do so in the future.

Trump reversal on Pompeo North Korea trip underscores drift

In the weeks since the Trump-Kim summit in Singapore, the administration has struggled to show any signs of progress in its efforts to dismantle North Korea’s nuclear weapons program.

Dr M’s China trip a disaster? Nonsense, say ex-diplomats

Two former diplomats say the prime minister's visit to China was never going to be easy as he had to discuss the cancellation or postponement of huge Chinese-led projects.

Mahathir arrives in Hangzhou to begin 5-day China visit

Besides meeting top Chinese leaders, he will visit the headquarters of Alibaba Group and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group.

Philippines’ Duterte to visit Israel next month

The September 2-5 trip will be the first by a Filipino leader since diplomatic ties were established between the two countries in 1967.

Dr M visits seized superyacht Equanimity

The prime minister arrived at the Boustead Cruise Centre in Port Klang where the yacht is being held, at about 11.40am today .

Muhyiddin recovering well, says Chok Tong

The former prime minister of Singapore recalls days of durians and CNY dinners with Malaysia's home minister.