Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of "direct and open aggression" in which he said had radically changed the battlefield balance as Kiev's forces suffer major reverses in the war with pro-Moscow separatists.
Prime Minister David Cameron will announce new laws on Monday to try to stop radicalised Britons returning from Syria and Iraq launching attacks on British soil, after a video purportedly showed a London-accented man beheading a U.S. journalist.
Pakistani soldiers and paramilitary forces entered the headquarters of the state television channel PTV in Islamabad on Monday after a crowd of protesters stormed the building and took the channel off the air.
Australia on Monday unveiled fresh sanctions against Russia over what Prime Minister Tony Abbott called its "bullying" of neighbouring Ukraine, where the Kremlin is accused of backing pro-Russian insurgent groups battling the government in Kiev.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited Japanese businesses to join India's developmental efforts with a promise of non-discriminatory and speedy clearances and announced setting up of a Special Management Team under the Prime Minister's Office to facilitate business from Japan.
Pakistani protesters pushed closer to the prime minister's house in central Islamabad on Monday in their bid to force his removal and closed down national television after clashes turned violent over the weekend.
Anti-government protesters in Pakistan marched towards Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's house in Islamabad and closed down state broadcaster Pakistani Television (PTV) on Monday after violent clashes over the weekend.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold summit talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe in Tokyo today. Cooperation in defence, civil nuclear and infrastructure development are expected to top their agenda as both countries face an increasingly assertive China.