China confirmed it would be hosting another series of joint exercises with Russia as the two lead U.S. military rivals boost their Pacific cooperation.
The two leaders will meet for an "informal summit" just eight months after a tense military border standoff.
Top U.S. military rivals Russia and China have pledged to deepen military ties and create a united front against the U.S. in its Syria and Iran policies.
The four countries singled out in the latest State Department report on human rights are the same targeted by U.S. foreign policy.
China is investing in military bases to project its power across the Asia Pacific and there's little the U.S. can do to stop it.
The warships were sailing through the South China Sea on their way to Vietnam on April 15.
Ten people have reportedly taken the opportunity to avoid a fine by confessing on Weibo, a popular microblogging platform.
Chinese President Xi Jinping appears to be losing patience with Taiwan's ideas of independence and he's turning up the heat with military exercises.
“The toilet issue is no small thing," Xi said. "It’s an important aspect of building civilized cities and countryside."
North Korean media will no longer use the "comrade" title for the leader's wife.
Weibo’s move has been perceived as a crackdown on ideas that do not fall in line with socialism.
From India to China to South Korea, women and girls have stood up against sexism and harassment.
How many executions did the U.S. perform last year?