Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang holds talks with a string of Indian leaders Monday as the two sides look to rebuild trust after a recent flare-up in a border dispute as well as boost trade.
A powerful storm system churning through the US Midwest spawned tornadoes Sunday in the states of Kansas, Oklahoma and Iowa, destroying homes and killing at least one person, US media reported.
South Korea on Monday predicted further missile tests by North Korea which fired four short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan at the weekend, drawing criticism from Seoul and UN chief Ban Ki-moon.
With time ticking down to get things done in his final term, President Barack Obama risks suffering long-term consequences from a series of scandals that have hit the White House in recent days.
Security forces and hardline Islamists fought street battles in Tunis on Sunday, with one protester killed and 15 policemen wounded, after the authorities banned the Salafists from staging their annual congress.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned Sunday of a "dangerous escalation" after North Korea test-fired a short-range missile off its east coast, its fourth in two days, despite pleas to ease tensions.
Myanmar President Thein Sein on Monday becomes the first leader of his country to visit the White House in nearly half a century, in one of the most symbolic US gestures yet to support his reforms.
A new case of the deadly coronavirus has been detected in Saudi Arabia where 15 people have already died after contracting it, the health ministry announced on Saturday on its Internet website.
North Korea on Saturday launched three short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan, apparently as part of a military drill, South Korea's defence ministry said.
Taiwan's leader on Friday called for calm and promised to protect Filipinos on the island amid widespread anger at the Philippines over the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman.