Just a day after he assured his Japanese hosts that he will press China over disputed airspace, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Beijing on Wednesday to meet with Chinese leaders under a cloud of tension.
Malian authorities have found a mass grave containing 21 bodies thought to be soldiers killed while a junta chief was in power after a 2012 military coup, a Ministry of Defense spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Sbeineh was once a thriving town on the southern outskirts of Damascus. Residents of the Syrian capital came to buy their furniture here and many factories, now abandoned, still line the main street into town.
The powerful uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "very likely" has been removed from his top-level position in government, two South Korean lawmakers said Tuesday, citing a briefing they received from their county's intelligence service.