Advances by the Russian-backed Syrian army and its allies threaten to deal a crushing blow to the rebellion in eastern Aleppo.
Duterte and Trump had a brief but "very engaging, animated conversation" in which both leaders invited each other to visit his country.
Relatives of missing Flight MH370 passengers said they tried to push governments to expand the search area along the east African coast.
King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun attended the Buddhist ceremony for his father on Friday after crowned.
A Singapore minister said the threat of an extremist attack was higher now than earlier this year.
ROK would ban entry by foreign missile and nuclear experts if their visits to DPRK were deemed to be a threat.
Australia will spend US$965.3 million to protect the reef from being placed on the United Nation's "in danger" list.
South Korea's opposition parties have agreed to propose a motion on Friday to impeach scandal-hit President Park Geun-hye.
The US Senate passed unanimously a 10-year extension of sanctions against Iran on Thursday.
Britain's envoy to the US said Britain will sail aircraft carriers in the Pacific once they are operational in 2020.