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After years of pressure from foreign countries, the Japanese government has adopted an international treaty on child abductions.
On Tuesday, Pope Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, received the Israeli president Shimon Peres in Vatican City.
The Netherlands will have a new monarch from today. 46-year-old Willem Alexander is set to be crowned King of the Netherlands at a ceremony in Amsterdam.
Three years after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, hundreds of thousands of people remain displaced in temporary camps.