Abe has retained his close allies in key posts, playing it safe as he attempts to focus on fixing the country's economy.
The British prime minister has announced a policy that will create 200,000 "affordable" homes by 2020 to promote home ownership in the country.
General Gilbert Diendere led a short-lived coup in the west African nation last month and briefly took over as head of the National Democratic Council.
South Korea's Chung Mong-Joon said the organization's ethics committee launched a hearing to suspend him for up to 19 years at Blatter's behest.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed that he'll use a "strong hand" to suppress recent violent Palestinian protests and attacks.
The three Asian neighbors are also considering holding their first summit in three years, sometime around November.
The violence is widely seen as a reaction to Israel’s decision of restricting Palestinians from accessing Jerusalem's Old City, unless they were residents.
Won Moon Joo, who holds a permanent resident status in the U.S., was arrested for allegedly crossing over to North Korea illegally across the Chinese border.
The heavily fortified Green Zone houses government buildings and foreign embassies, including that of the United States.
The French authorities were attempting to stop the invasion and evict the refugees from the terminal, which led to the suspension of all passengers and freight services in the tunnel.
The city is expecting 63 Syrians from refugee camps in Lebanon and Iraq, who are due to arrive in Scotland, by the end of this month.
The explosives used were similar to the kind of bombs employed in the insurgency in Nigeria’s northeastern region, authorities said.
Stores in the state are said to be attracting customers with T-shirts, food trucks and live bands.
The government had decided to use a single gateway as a tool to regulate information flow from other countries, and to restrict inappropriate websites.
The latest move by the Kremlin is considered a fresh step to fortify Russia’s military buildup in Syria.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to contribute $1.6 billion in aid to assist Syrian and Iraqi refugees, and to usher in peace and development in the Middle East and Africa.
The announcement was made by Mayor Eric Garcetti and the city council collectively pledged $100 million to solve the growing problem.
The Australian immigration department is doubling its staff in the Middle East to cope with the screening of the 12,000 refugees that they hope to take in.
Singapore and Malaysia are also dealing with the spreading haze, which is reportedly caused by the burning of peatlands and forests in Indonesia.