Xi vows to protect 'every inch' of China's territory and promote resurgence of Chinese cultural power, as he kicks off second term as president following constitutional changes allowing him to rule indefinitely.
A spokesman for the family of a Papuan teenager who died after 24 hours in Indonesian police custody says the 17-year-old had multiple bruises and injuries and it doesn't accept the explanation he died of alcohol poisoning.
Annual U.S.-South Korean military drills that infuriate North Korea will begin on April 1 but will likely be more low-key than past years ahead of two highly anticipated summits among the countries' leaders.
A Cambodian court has given a suspended sentence to a British man convicting of producing pornography after he and other foreigners were arrested over social media photos of sexually suggestive dancing.
An envoy said the emergency imposed in Maldives after a court ordered the release of jailed politicians can expire Thursday after allowing the government to investigate the judges who issued the order.
Thirteen Japanese cult members may be sent to the gallows any day now for a deadly 1995 gas attack on the Tokyo subway system and other crimes, but when isn't certain in Japan's secretive death penalty system.