The Philippines president has abandoned his plan to plant a flag on the Spratlys.
North Korea celebrates its founder's birthday on Saturday and has tested missiles on significant occasions in the past.
He also confused Syria with Iraq.
Pyongyang responded aggressively to the redirection of U.S. warships towards the Peninsula Tuesday
Chinese social media users were not happy with United's explanation for forcibly removing a man from a flight.
According to a new Amnesty report, global executions have fallen by 37 percent since 2015.
The timing of the airstrikes may make for a day of uncomfortable meetings between the president and his Chinese counterpart.
The United States has said in the past that rotational deployments of Chinese fighter jets to Woody Island were part of a disturbing trend of militarization.
Donald Trump and Xi Jinping will meet for the first time on Thursday to discuss trade tensions, North Korea’s nuclear ambitions and more.
Trump said in an interview with the Financial Times, that China has great influence over North Korea and that "China will either decide to help us with North Korea, or they won’t.
No country allows limitless “quasi-freedom” online, the Russian leader said.
The city will be larger than Shanghai, which has 24 million residents.
In the run-up to Carrie Lam's victory, student leaders eschewed public protests and opted instead to use social media, leaflets and street booths to present their case that the election was undemocratic.
For decades, Beijing has principally targeted Chinese-Americans as potential spies. Now it has cast a wider net—creating fear and paranoia at Langley.
In a tweet, Trump said the highly anticipated first meeting between the leaders of the world's two largest economies, "will be a very difficult one."