Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir expresses cynicism about peace efforts as numerous previous ceasefire attempts had failed.
China and Cambodia signed 31 agreements during President Xi Jinping’s visit to Phnom Penh last week.
Allowing Emperor Akihito to abdicate will raise a series of legal and logistical questions.
Since the king's death that the economy and govt will work as normal, and it has sought to dispel uncertainty over the succession.
The ferry capsized in Chindwin river in Myanmar’s Sagaing region on Saturday morning.
Visits by Japanese leaders to Yasukuni have outraged Beijing & Seoul because it honours 14 war criminals, along with war dead.
The buses collided at about 6 am (0100 GMT) near Rahim Yar Khan, a Punjab city about 600km south of provincial capital Lahore.
State TV aired a brief statement by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in the early hours Monday.
Overstaying pilgrims will have to pay US$13,329 in fine, face six months in jail and deportation.
The Nikkei business daily reported that Japan was considering joint administration of the four islands north of Hokkaido.