In the wake of an international court's ruling rejecting China's claims to disputed territory in the South China Sea, China said the combat exercises were an effort to protect its 'maritime interests.'
The International Olympic Committee approved baseball/softball, karate, skateboarding, sport climbing, and surfing for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
South Korean officials said the missile’s trajectory was one of the longest of North Korean tests.
More than 400 people believed to be linked to illegal drugs have been killed since President Duterte took office in June. Human rights groups and international drug authorities are calling for the killings to stop.
President Tsai Ing-wen offered a formal apology to Taiwan's aboriginal people on Monday for 400 years of 'pain and mistreatment.'
Yuriko Koike was elected governor of Tokyo on Sunday, marking an important moment for a country whose politics are still largely male-dominated.
As US-South Korea war games approach and after America placed Kim Jong Un on list of sanctioned individuals, North Korea ramps up its rhetoric.