Japanese mountaineer Junko Tabei devoted her adult life to scaling peaks, climbing the tallest mountains in more than 70 countries.
Police said they had discovered a suicide note written by the 72 year-old retired Japanese soldier.
Clashes and shelling, which had continued throughout Saturday on front lines, intensified late in the day.
British fighter planes will take on Japanese aircraft for the first time since WWII in aerial combat drills.
IS militants deliberately set the sulphur plant ablaze as they strove to repel the Mosul offensive, said locals and the US military.
Ankara is in a dispute with Iraq's central government over the presence of Turkish troops at the Bashiqa camp near Mosul.
The Philippine president said he merely means pursuing a more independent foreign policy by strengthening relations with China.
Two officers from the Iraqi army confirmed troops had captured the government compound and raised the flag over it.
Black-clad mourners sang a special version of Thailand's royal anthem in honor of King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Saturday.
The breach is thought to have been caused by malware on an ATM network.