The Philippine government is "rethinking" its deadly campaign against illegal drugs following the killing of three teenagers in alleged police operations linked to the crackdown.
North Korea's missile programme is a source of deep concern for the international community. The country's missile programme started with Soviet designed Scud missile, with its first batch reportedly coming via Egypt in 1976.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae In agree to closely coordinate for new, tougher sanctions against North Korea, during talks in the far-eastern Russian port city of Vladivostok.
Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi says "terrorists" are behind an "iceberg of misinformation" about the Rohingya crisis, in a statement that did not mention the unfolding humanitarian crisis on the border with Bangladesh.
South Korean President Moon Jae in will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin today to discuss the issue. He is keen to leverage on Kremlin to break the nuclear impasse.
The government has decided to set up a camp in Cox's Bazar to accommodate all newly arrived Rohingyas from Myanmar and also create a database on them soon.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and China's President Xi Jinping – premiers of the fastest growing economies in the world - met barely a week after the two countries ended a tense military face-off in Doklam, a Himalayan plateau controlled by China but claimed by Bhutan.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia this week to discuss the North Korean nuclear crisis, Tokyo said on Tuesday, while South Korea has conducted live-fire drills off the Korean Peninsula.
China's Foreign Ministry criticizes US President Donald Trump's comment about the United States considering stopping trade with countries that do business with North Korea.
Japan and the United States seek to "exert maximum pressure" on North Korea after the country's sixth nuclear test, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson agreed in a telephone call on Monday.