India and Pakistan have been at loggerheads since a group of gunmen killed 19 Indian soldiers in Sept at an army camp in Kashmir.
The team hopes to collect samples of lava and ash to learn more about the growth process of a volcanic island.
The two president stressed the need to continue the process to eliminate threats against people of Syria, Turkey, the US and other countries, said a statement.
The Philippine President said he told Japanese PM that Washington treated his country like "dogs on a leash".
Airstrikes in Syria's rebel-held northern province on a school kill 22 children and six of their teachers.
Officials from the three countries said the DPRK now poses a new level of threat and requires broader international pressure and tougher sanctions.
The rule change by LDP may give Abe a better chance to achieve his controversial goal to revise the post-war pacifist constitution.
It's been 10 days since the launch of what is expected to be the biggest ground offensive in Iraq since the US-led invasion of 2003.
Sharbat Gulla, a green-eyed Afghan refugee girl, has been arrested for having a fake Pakistani identity card.
Mikasa's death coincides with renewed attention to the future of the ageing and shrinking imperial family.