South Africa has the right to conduct such exercises with its "friends", the foreign minister says.
A man believed to be the Wagner Group's first defector to the West is being held by police.
Fumio Kishida says Japan is on the brink of not being able to function due to its falling birth rate.
Moscow accuses Estonia of "total Russophobia" after Tallinn reduced its diplomat numbers.
Some have questioned the US singer's decision to perform given the LGBT rights record in the UAE.
The man who led Joe Biden's Covid task force is set to become his next chief of staff, US media says.
The biopic about Marilyn Monroe gets eight nominations, while actor Tom Hanks gets three.
The country has been under increasing international pressure to send its Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.
The holiday destination is set to start charging overseas visitors $9.20 each from the start of June.
Hundreds of fans travelled to Graceland to pay their respects to the late singer, who died aged 54.