BEIJING/BERLIN (REUTERS) - Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged a political solution to the crisis in Ukraine and for all parties to exercise calm and restraint, during separate telephone calls with US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
SEOUL (AFP) - The younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has made an official debut of sorts, consolidating the grip on power of the ruling Kim dynasty's third generation.
KORIYAMA, Japan (REUTERS) - Some of the smallest children in Koriyama, a short drive from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, barely know what it's like to play outside - fear of radiation has kept them in doors for much of their short lives.
CAPE CANAVERAL (Reuters) - Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata assumed command of the International Space Station on Sunday, the first Japanese national to oversee a manned space mission.
ISLAMABAD (AFP) - Armed men have burnt down a yoga centre in Islamabad inaugurated by a world famous Indian Hindu guru who once offered to teach inner peace to the Taleban, the police said on Sunday.