The sentence is harsher than expected, leading to concerns about the rise about more radical Islamic groups in the generally moderate Muslim-majority country.
The online Chinese Encyclopedia will not be editable by the general public, as a way to maintain factual accuracy and keep sensitive topics, such as the Tiananmen Square incident, tightly under wraps.
North Korea published a rare article critical of Chinese media that had called for tougher sanctions against the North's nuclear program.
Xi Jinping will appear at the Belt and Road Forum starting on Sunday, accompanied by representatives from at least 28 countries.
The new South Korean president vowed to improve relations between China and the United States, and is even considering a visit to Pyongyang, if conditions are right.
Graduating US Naval Academy midshipmen march into the Academy's graduation and commissioning ceremony in Annapolis, Md., May 26.
The defense system is the product of cooperation between the US and South Korean governments, set up to protect the country from a strike from the North. But with elections on the way in South Korea, many have begun to criticize THAAD, especially in the areas where the system is being set up.
China wants the world to know it built its new aircraft carrier entirely on its own, as the nation looks to strengthen its regional military influence in order to safeguard its maritime territorial claims.
Indonesia is on a list of 16 countries whose trade relationship the Trump administration is reviewing. It runs a surplus with the US.
Their move echoes the United States' 'America First' policy, but critics have decried the move as mostly political posturing.
As tensions rise over a possible North Korea nuclear test this weekend, average South Koreans show few signs of concern.
China urged both North Korea and its opponents to exercise caution, as fears mount the North could conduct another nuclear test and more missile launches as part of this weekend's celebrations of state founder Kim Il Sung.