The Russian president is attending China’s Belt and Road Initiative summit as Xi’s ‘chief guest’.
Bangkok also said 13 Thais were wounded and 14 are now believed to have been taken to Gaza as hostages; some 5,000 Thais have requested repatriation.
Two days after Hamas launched a barrage of rockets and sent a wave of fighters to kill civilians and take hostages, Israel hit more than 500 targets in Gaza.
Foreign rescuers flew in to help after the North African country's strongest-ever quake killed at least 2,122 people and injured more than 2,400, wiping out villages.
An underwater robot discovered debris from the destroyed submersible 500 m from the bow of the Titanic on the North Atlantic seafloor, the US Coast Guard said.
US Secretary of State Blinken’s visit to Beijing and meetings with officials including President Xi failed to deliver breakthroughs on flashpoint issues.
Charles, 74, became the oldest sovereign yet to be crowned at London's Westminster Abbey, after a lifetime as heir to his late mother Queen Elizabeth II.
But virus is here to stay, still killing, and still changing, warns World Health Organization chief.
The indictment charges the former US president with 34 counts of falsifying business records over a $130,000 hush money payment to porn star Stormy Daniels.
The Chinese and Russian leaders expressed concerns about NATO expansion in Asia and agreed to deepen their partnership, including enhanced energy ties.