A country that will never copy the political systems of others and will remain open to the world, Xi says
They pleaded not guilty at a hearing on August 3
The ministry said the SH-60J anti-submarine warfare helicopter lost contact around 90 km (56 miles) off the coast of Aomori Prefecture
Eight people were transported to hospitals after the incident on West Pico Boulevard
Security has been tightened at Australian airports after police foiled "Islamic-inspired" plans for a bomb attack on an aircraft during counter-terrorism raids in which four men were arrested
Embattled Japanese Defence Minister Tomomi Inada on Friday said she was resigning, after a series of gaffes, missteps and a cover-up at her ministry that have contributed to a sharp plunge in public support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Economic growth prospects in developing Asia for 2017 have improved on the back of stronger-than-expected export demand in the first quarter of this year
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party suffered an historic defeat in an election in the Japanese capital on Sunday, signalling trouble ahead for the premier, who has suffered from slumping support because of a favouritism scandal
A blaze engulfed a 24-story housing block in central London on Wednesday, trapping residents as they slept and killing at least 12 people in an inferno that the fire brigade said was unprecedented in its scale and speed
A huge fire engulfed a 27-storey block of flats in central London on Wednesday injuring a number of people
Heavy monsoon rains and landslides have killed at least 92 people in southeast Bangladesh, burying many in their homes as they slept, authorities said Tuesday.
Drinking even moderate amounts of alcohol is linked to changes in brain structure and an increased risk of worsening brain function
A man who had been fired in April from his job at an awnings factory near Orlando, Florida, returned to his old workplace on Monday and fatally shot five people
Two Australians and a New Zealander were wounded in a deadly attack by militants in London on Saturday
British police on Tuesday identified the suicide bomber who killed 22 people, including children, in an attack on a crowded concert hall in Manchester, and said they were trying to establish whether he had acted alone or with help from others.
British police said the incident was being treated as a terrorist incident.