US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told India on Wednesday "it's time to lead",urging New Delhi to take a stronger role across Asia.
Colombian policemen take part in Independence Day celebrations in Bogota July 20, 2011.
Japan on Tuesday suspended cattle shipments from Fukushima prefecture on fears of radiation-tainted beef in the country's meat distribution chain.
The Sudanese Army said Tuesday it repulsed an attack launched by the forces of Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM)-South Kordofan sector.
Libyan and US officials have met face-to-face, but Washington saying it delivered the clear message that Muammar Gadhafi must go.
Heavily armed assailants attacked the residence of Guinean President Alpha Conde early on Tuesday but Conde escaped injury and is in safety.
A senior US official called last week's China-US Governors Forum historic, as the meeting in Salt Lake City strengthens mutual understanding.
Israeli naval commandos on Tuesday seized control of a French ship attempting to break Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip, reporting no resistance during the takeover in international waters.
Japanese celebrated Monday the annual Marine Day to give thanks to the ocean.
China will support Japanese products entry into the Chinese market on the basis that they are safe, Minister of Commerce Chen Deming said.
US officials had met with representatives of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi last weekend, in a bid to press him to step down.
In Nelson Mandela's 93 years birthday, a lot of best wishes poured in from around the globe for one of the world's most loved men.