United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for a world free of nuclear weapons when meeting with representatives of atomic bombing victims here on Wednesday.
A medical team from the visiting Chinese naval hospital ship Ark Peace was transported on Tuesday by a naval helicopter to Vatulele, an island more than 100 km away from Fiji's capital Suva, to offer free medical services to the islanders, who spoke highly of the Chinese military doctors' services.
Singapore would make further efforts in areas of education, healthcare and housing to improve the livelihood of its people, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Wednesday evening.
Japan's Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga who was well known for his strong opposition against U.S. bases in the island prefecture, died Wednesday.
The Lao government has expressed gratitude to the international community for the care, courage and help extended promptly to the government and Lao people, more specifically to flood victims in southern Attapeu province.