Thailand's anti-graft watchdog is looking into the alleged bribery case between Rolls-Royce and state-owned oil firm PTT.
IS has destroyed the Tetrapylon and facade of a 2nd century Roman theater, said Syria's antiquities chief.
Sales to Australia and India boosted French weapons sales to a record high of over 20 billion euros in 2016.
Abe's urgency to meet Trump reflects worries in Japan about how Trump's "America first" policy will affect US commitments to the Asia region.
The motorist was being pursued by police when he entered the pedestrian-only section of the Bourke Street shopping mall.
Both Japan and South Korea claim the disputed islands, known as Takeshima in Japanese and Dokdo in Korean.
Qatar said on Thursday it had not received an invite to talks on the Syria conflict later this month.
The DPRK may be preparing for a new missile test-launch in the coming days or weeks, US officials said.
The three nations will hold joint maritime drills this week to enhance capability to detect and trail ballistic missiles.
The announcement came days after a fruitless, three-year hunt for the Malaysia Airlines flight was suspended.