Says country respects human rights but can't go soft on sexual crimes.
China pumped in huge funds recently to expand its space capabilities.
More than 9,600 people have died in separatist struggle since April 2014.
Monarch had a stabilizing influence amid country's political turmoil.
U.N. body listed records of Japan's war aggression in its heritage list.
Police arrested the pair with knives & notes pledging allegiance to IS.
Worshippers had gathered to observe religious day of Ashura on Tuesday.
S. Korea, U.S. agree to boost efforts to combat North's nuclear threat.
Protesters in Manila demanded U.S. withdraw its troops from the country.
President's bloody anti-drug drive has drawn flak from human rights groups.
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