Tens of thousands of Muslim protesters accused Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama of insulting the Koran.
Top nuclear envoys of the US, ROK and Japan have agreed to meet in Seoul in mid-December, Seoul's foreign ministry said.
A version of a destructive computer virus that crippled computers at Middle Eastern energy companies, was used to attack computers in Saudi Arabia again.
Thailand's Crown Prince accepted invitation from parliament president to ascend to the throne and thus formally proclaimed King Rama X.
Bajwa made the remark on Wednesday, just a day after taking over command of the Pakistan Army.
The outbreak in Joetsu City in Niigata prefecture marks the third instance in Japan in less than a week.
Diplomats called the sanctions resolution, approved unanimously on Wednesday, a significant step forward.
S. Korean President Park Geun-hye on Wednesday appointed a special prosecutor to look into her scandal independently, Parks office said.
Two missiles, fired from Lebanese airspace, struck the Sabboura area, west of Damascus, Syrian officials said.
India's Supreme Court made it clear that the national anthem should not be commercially exploited or dramatized.