South Korea expressed "deep concern" over the visit to the shrine, which honors 14 Japanese war criminals.
Three ROK defense systems will now be completed by early 2020s instead of mid-2020s.
Amnesty International reported that many asylum seekers on Nauru are being driven to attempt suicide.
The typhoon with sustained winds of 165 kph and gusts of up to 200 kph is moving toward northern Vietnam at 15 km per hour.
The cessation of hostilities would begin at 2359 local time (2059 GMT) on Wednesday for a 72-hour ceasefire.
The US destroyer Sampson is expected to attend the Royal New Zealand Navy's 75th anniversary celebrations from Nov 17 to 22.
A major fire broke out in an upscale private hospital in the eastern Indian state of Odisha's capital Bhubaneswar Monday night.
Nine police officers were killed when three police posts in Myanmar’s Rakhine State were overrun on Oct 9.
Iran's Air Force is holding a three-day maneuvers in which fighter bombers, reconnaissance aircraft and home-built drones will take part.
President Rodrigo Duterte said he would seek China’s help in building Philippines economy during his upcoming visit to China.