Chinas Xi Jinping opens Communist Party congress set for massive Politburo reshuffle
Chinese President Xi Jinping has kicked off the country's 19th Communist Party Congress in Beijing. The critical meeting will likely see Xi enter a second five-year term along with a shakeup of the party's top body.
Chinas Xi Jinping urges Communist Party to renew itself
Chinese President Xi Jinping has kicked off the country's 19th Communist Party Congress in Beijing. Xi, who told his audience the party needed to reinvigorate itself, is expected to shake up the national Politburo.
Philippine President Duterte declares Marawi liberation from jihadists
Philippine President Duterte has declared that Marawi city is now liberated from IS-linked jihadists. Rebuilding and rehabilitating the war-torn city will be a test case for Duterte, say analysts. Ana P. Santos reports.
Coordinated attacks car bomb blasts rock Afghanistan
Hundreds of Taliban fighters stormed a police HQ in Afghanistan after driving an explosive-laden Humvee into the center of the Andar district. Elsewhere, a reinforcement convoy and a police training center were also hit.