The U.K. and Ecuador made no breakthrough today in talks on the impasse over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as the fugitive anti-secrecy advocate marks one year holed up in the Andean country’s London embassy.
At Singapore’s Fullerton Bay Hotel, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak smile and toss yusheng, a raw-fish salad symbolizing prosperity, and in this case a thaw in five decades of feuding.
Greece’s government said it will be represented at the International Court of Justice at The Hague in relation to a claim for German war reparations by relatives of victims of a massacre in a Greek village during World War II.
A special court of African judges opened in Senegal to prepare a case against former Chadian president Hissene Habre, who’s accused of causing the deaths of more than 40,000 people and torture during his eight-year rule.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino sent his top diplomat to Kuala Lumpur in a bid to avert further bloodshed as Malaysian authorities seek to end a standoff with a Muslim clan that invaded Sabah state last month.
Thailand will start talks with Cambodia to withdraw troops from a disputed area surrounding an ancient temple to comply with a demilitarized zone drawn up by a United Nations court, Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya said.