Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani later this month in New York following the US reimposition of sanctions against Iran, a Japanese government source said on Sunday.
Japan PM planning talks with President Rouhani in NY
Hong Kong residents huddled indoors Sunday as strong wind sent debris flying ahead of the arrival of Typhoon Mangkhut, once the world's strongest storm this year before it weakened after slamming into the Philippines.
Typhoon Mangkhut sends debris flying as it approaches Hong Kong
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in is expected to fly to Pyongyang for the first time next week in the hopes of accelerating international efforts to denuclearize North Korea.
South Korean president to fly to North Korea for first time
Typhoon Mangkhut lashed the northern Philippines with destructive winds and heavy rain that set off landslides and destroyed homes on Saturday, leaving at least 12 people dead and six missing, as southern China braced for the powerful storm.
Powerful typhoon lashes Philippines, killing at least 12
US president Donald Trump has directed aides to proceed with tariffs on about another $200 billion of Chinese goods, despite Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s attempts to restart trade talks with China, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Trump readies tariffs on $200b more Chinese goods
Enhancing relations with China and Russia is of great importance to Tehran, Iran's former foreign minister said adding that the three countries should take initiative to solve problems resulted by the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal.
Ties with China, Russia important to Iran: Former FM
The chairman of policy committee in Mongolia's Montsame News Agency said the country supports Iran's candidacy for the presidency of The Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA).
Mongolia backing IRNA presidency over OANA
Malaysia's prime minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim said on Friday that it was time for him to return as a lawmaker, but reiterated his full support for the government led by his former foe-turned-ally Mahathir Mohamad.
Malaysia’s ex-deputy PM Anwar plans to return as legislator
South Korea launched its first ever missile-capable attack submarine on Friday, despite a recent diplomatic thaw with the nuclear-armed North.
South Korea launches first missile-capable submarine
The Pakistani Embassy in Tehran commemorated the country’s 53rd Defense Day with national fervor to pay homage to the indomitable courage of the Pakistan Armed Forces who fought valiantly in the 1965 war.
Defense Day of Pakistan commemorated in Tehran

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