Kuwait had protested over the "rescue" of Philippine citizens working as domestic help, summoned the Philippine ambassador to demand an explanation and arrested two embassy staff.
The man suspected of deliberately driving a van into pedestrians along a busy street in Toronto is set to appear in court on Tuesday.
The case has shocked Indonesians, already used to large corruption scandals and has reinforced a widely held perception that their parliament, long regarded as riddled with corruption, is a failing institution.
India's ruling party will make gains in a key election to rule the southern state of Karnataka but fall short of a majority, an opinion poll showed.
Survivors and the relatives of the dead placed wreaths at a concrete hammer and sickle memorial at Rana Plaza, as labour groups demanded justice in a rally marking the catastrophe's fifth anniversary.
Bush was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital early Sunday, just a day after bidding a final farewell to his wife of 73 years during a funeral in the same Texas city.
The death toll from Sunday's suicide attack on a national ID distribution centre in Kabul has increased to 60, the Public Health Ministry said.
Nicaragua was sliding into unchartered territory on Tuesday with protests against longtime President Daniel Ortega swelling to outpace a robust police crackdown in which at least 27 people have been killed.
The boy ran away from his Sydney home after a row with his mother, flying first to the Western Australian city of Perth on budget airline Jetstar and then on to Bali, according to commercial broadcaster Channel Nine.
The fire started after midnight in a three-storey building in Yingde, Guangdong province, and was put out shortly before 1:00 am local time, according to the police.
California will suffer more volatile weather this century with a “whiplash” from drought to rain and mounting risks a repeat of the devastating ‘Great Flood’ of 1862, scientists said yesterday.