After an attack by ethnic separatists near China's border with Myanmar, China said that its military would act to protect its citizens.
The space capsule carrying two taikonauts successfully landed in northern inner Mongolia on Friday, after 30 days in low Earth orbit docked at China's Tiangong 2 space station.
A major demonstration is slated to occur on Saturday in the Southeast Asian nation, whose prime minister is accused of financial scandals.
According to reports, China censored an insulting nickname for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un after receiving complaints from the country's officials.
Meng Hongwei was named president Thursday of the 190-member international criminal police organization. His election may bolster Chinese President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign, which has come under criticism abroad.
The election of Donald Trump amid an anti-trade backlash bodes ill for the US-backed Trans-Pacific Partnership, part of the Obama administration's pivot to Asia. A briefing on the key issues.
President Duterte's pivot away from the US may not be as dramatic as his words, though perhaps less than ideal for the US military.
In an unusually direct intervention into Hong Kong's politics, China has barred two separatists elected to the city's legislative council from taking office.