President Barack Obama says the US must continue updating its policies toward Cuba.
China has cancelled events planned to celebrate 40 years of diplomatic relations with Japan amid an escalating territorial dispute.
Russia is demanding an apology from the
government of Qatar for an attack on three Russian diplomats.
India and Germany will mark 60
years of diplomatic relations between them by hosting
year-long programmes in their respective countries in 2012,
President Pratibha Patil said on Tuesday.
Russia and the Vatican have agreed to establish full diplomatic relations, ending long-standing tensions, the Kremlin announced after President Dmitry Medvedev met Pope Benedict XVI.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai