US Marines use nearly 10,000 acres of land on Okinawa for jungle warfare training.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani warns of unspecified repercussions if Washington reneges on nuclear deal.
It was regarded a sign of the continuing tension between the two Mideast powers.
President Park is willing to accept a proposal by the ruling party for her to voluntarily step down in April.
Pakistan plans to rename a university centre for physicist Abdus Salam, as a member of a minority sect barred from identifying itself as Muslim.
An 11-member council of advisers, appointed on Tuesday, includes a former army chief and two representatives of the ruling junta.
Indonesia has strengthened its moratorium on converting peat swamps to plantations.
Yukiya Amano of the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency has expressed interest in visiting Iran before the end of current year.
The result highlights the Japan's deep reluctance to accept foreigners even as its population ages and shrinks.
Shinzo Abe will be the first Japanese leader to go to the site of the Japanese attack that propelled the US into WWII.