Political funding scandals are a chronic problem in Japan and key factor behind the revolving-door politics of recent decades.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's statement was the first time he has alleged foreign involvement in the unrest.
Widodo is the first Indonesian president not to come from the ranks of the country's established political, business and military elite.
Kerry led the U.S. delegation to the inauguration of new Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.
The worst political crisis in Hong Kong since Britain handed the free-wheeling city back to China in 1997 entered its fourth week.
A doctor at the hospital, who treated the boy, said he lost his entire right arm, which had to be amputated.
China's pollution is notorious following years of rapid economic development.
He said he was also seeking peace in Kashmir and his statements over Kashmir should not be misunderstood.
The call to Ban was part of Pakistan's attempts to raise the Kashmir issue on international forums.
Hong Kong's government had confirmed yesterday that it would open talks with student leaders on Tuesday.
Iran has proof that militants are entering the country from neighboring Pakistan to carry out attacks.
Hong Kong's 28,000 strong police force have been struggling to contain a youth-led movement.
Demonstrators are calling for Beijing to grant the former British colony full democracy and for Leung to resign.
Toll of those confirmed dead reaches 30
Key thoroughfares remain closed. Some protesters are digging in for the long haul at the main occupation zone, while others fight to retake ground lost to police.
Hundreds of protesters tried to break through police lines and they used open umbrellas to shield themselves from pepper spray.
Victims were standing on the grate while watching an outdoor performance by girls' band 4Minutes.
UN Chief said that Satyarthi and Yousafzai 'give hope to people around the world struggling against exploitation'.
The Haqqanis have been blamed for spectacular attacks on Afghan government and NATO targets across Afghanistan as well as for kidnappings and murders.
The recent real-life rape and murder of a girl on an overnight train in Thailand has focused national outrage on popular culture.
Public anger simmered over video showing police kicking a handcuffed protester on Wednesday night.
Officers wielding pepper spray tore down barricades protesters used as road blocks around the underpass.
The two Koreas traded gunfire Friday after South Korean activists floated anti-Pyongyang propaganda balloons across the border.
Dozens of police used electric saws and bolt cutters to dismantle the bamboo barriers that pro-democracy protesters had erected overnight.
The recent absence was, in part, "probably an attention-getting device and it certainly works," said an expert on Korea.
The petitioner also requested the court to ask the prime minister to seek permission from the Supreme Court for his future foreign trips.
The civilians elected to Myanmar's legislature are required to wear hats when taking the floor. The appointed military members are not.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa bought a ticket and boarded the train for the last 43 kilometers (27 miles) of the journey.
Several hundred people gathered in front of barricades on a main road Monday, chanting, "Open the road!"
In Japan, at least 35 people were reported injured as Typhoon Vongfong, packing winds of up to 180 kilometers (110 miles) per hour.
At least 35 people have been reported injured in Okinawa and Kyushu.
Malala was declared joint winner of the 2104 Nobel Peace prize yesterday along with India's Kailash Satyarthi.
The plea was filed in the Islamabad High Court under article 199 of the constitution.
Fourteen people in Okinawa and Kagoshima prefecture in Kyushu were injured due to strong winds.
North Korea usually holds a midnight ceremony Friday to mark the anniversary, and Kim has been there the last two years.
The protest has become the most concerted challenge to Beijing's rule since Hong Kong's handover in 1997.