Hundreds of Koreans will participate, starting Monday, in a week of temporary reunions with relatives most haven't seen since the 1950-53 Korean War cemented the division of the Korean Peninsula into the North and South.
Thousands of stranded people are waiting for rescue as relentless monsoon floods batter the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 170 have died in a little over a week and much of the state is at least partially submerged.
Hundreds of people gathered in Buenos Aires to oppose the influence of religion on Argentine politics and encourage people to quit the Roman Catholic Church in the wake of a Senate vote not to legalize some abortions.
Kofi Annan left the United Nations far more committed than it had been to combating poverty, promoting equality and fighting for human rights - and until his death Saturday he was speaking out strongly for nations working together to solve problems.
Italy's president has demanded guarantees that all the nation's roads are safe following the Genoa highway bridge collapse, after he comforted mourners at a state funeral for many of the dead in the grieving port city.
Russian President Vladimir Putin made a flying visit to Austria to attend the wedding of the country's foreign minister Saturday, before heading to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Imran Khan, a former cricket star and longtime politician, has been sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf in last month's elections.