Hello there, you’re watching BBC News. I’m Babita Sharma. The headlines this hour.
The ongoing battle for dominance in the Asia-Pacific moves to Beijing on Monday as leaders from around the region gather for their annual summit. Leaders will be weighing up rival proposals for different free-trade areas supported by America and China. China is hosting the meeting for the first time in 30 years.
Four months after the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over Eastern Ukraine, a memorial service is due to be held in the Netherlands. 193 of the nearly 300 people killed in the crash were Dutch. On Saturday, the country’s foreign minister said the remains of 9 victims may never be recovered.
America and the European Union have expressed concerns at reports of a buildup of forces around Donesk in Eastern Ukraine where heavy fighting has been taking place between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian soldiers.