Bangalore, June 2: Kuwait's emir Sheik Sabah Al Ahmed Al Sabah arrived in Tehran, Iran for the first time in decades as the Islamic Republic's relations continue to thaw with Gulf nations under moderate President Hassan Rouhani.
Meanwhile, Russia's Maria Sharapova defeated Australia's Samantha Stosur during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament, while Serbia's Novak Djokovic defeated France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
In other news, novelist Salman Rushdie was seen attending Calabash International Literary Festival, in Jamaica.
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Greeted by an honour guard
Kuwait's emir Sheik Sabah Al Ahmed Al Sabah reviews an honor guard as he is formally received by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during an official arrival ceremony at the Saadabad Palace in Tehran, Iran.
How do my shares look?
A woman looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Share prices rose cautiously in Asia on Monday, after the Dow Jones index closed last week at a record high.
'I am an open book'
Acclaimed novelist Salman Rushdie is shown on a stage discussing his life and work for an appreciate audience of book-loving Jamaicans and tourists in Treasure Beach, Jamaica.
Njokovic defeats Tsonga
Serbia's Novak Djokovic shakes hands with France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga after their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France.
Women on the field
Argentina's Florencia Habif battles for the ball with South Africa's Lilian du Plessis during their Field Hockey World Cup match in The Hague, Netherlands.
Sharapova, a bundle of energy
Russia's Maria Sharapova reacts as she defeats Australia's Samantha Stosur during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France.