Xi vows to protect 'every inch' of China's territory and promote resurgence of Chinese cultural power, as he kicks off second term as president following constitutional changes allowing him to rule indefinitely.
The International Criminal Court says the Philippines decision to leave the organization will have no effect on an on-going preliminary probe into possible crimes committed during Manila's war on drugs.
A senior minister in the Norwegian Government has resigned for writing a Facebook post claiming the opposition Labor Party was more interested in protecting the rights of terrorists than protecting the Norwegian people.
An envoy said the emergency imposed in Maldives after a court ordered the release of jailed politicians can expire Thursday after allowing the government to investigate the judges who issued the order.
A spokesman for the family of a Papuan teenager who died after 24 hours in Indonesian police custody says the 17-year-old had multiple bruises and injuries and it doesn't accept the explanation he died of alcohol poisoning.