1. Weather officials say a “very strong” typhoon will likely make landfall on Tuesday between Shikoku and the Kii Peninsula in western Japan.
  2. Leaders from China and 53 African countries will discuss strengthening their ties in what’s been dubbed the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation that starts in Beijing on Monday.
  3. Libya’s interim government announced a state of emergency in the capital Tripoli and its outskirts on Sunday.