Home Tags Global Times

Global Times

Chinese county bans schoolchildren from mosques

Authorities in a Muslim-majority county in northwest China have banned schoolchildren from going to mosques during their winter holidays, a state-run daily reported Friday, the latest tightening of regulations on religious freedoms.

China demolishes Christian megachurch

Authorities in northern China have demolished a Christian megachurch in a move denounced by a religious rights group as “Taliban-style persecution”.

China respects Robert Mugabe’s decision to resign

China said on Wednesday that it respects Robert Mugabe’s decision to resign as Zimbabwe’s president, a week after the African country’s army and Mugabe’s former political allies moved to end his four decades of rule.

‘Friendly policy’ toward Zimbabwe won’t change – China

China said on Thursday that its “friendly policy” toward Zimbabwe would not change, after the military said it had seized power and was holding President Robert Mugabe and his family safe while targeting “criminals”.

Xi touts Trump ‘friendship’ in talks with Tillerson

Chinese President Xi Jinping told US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Saturday that he expected President Donald Trump's upcoming visit to be "wonderful", as ties appear warmer following tensions over how to handle North Korea.

Tillerson meets China leaders to pile pressure on North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with China's top diplomats in Beijing on Saturday to discuss efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear ambitions and prepare President Donald Trump's November visit.

North Korea faces ‘big, big trouble’ – Trump

President Donald Trump has warned North Korea to expect “big, big trouble” if anything happens to the US territory of Guam.

China to remain ‘neutral’ if North Korea attacks first

A Chinese state-run newspaper has suggested Beijing would "stay neutral" if North Korea strikes first in a conflict with the United States, despite a mutual defence pact between the Asian allies.

facebook

Recent Posts

Real Madrid will try to sign Mohamed Salah – Egypt FA chief

Egyptian FA president Hany Abo Rida has said that Spanish giants Real Madrid will try to sign Mohamed Salah from Liverpool.

US embassy to open in Jerusalem in 2019 – Mike Pence

The American embassy will be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by the end of next year, US Vice President Mike Pence told Israeli parliamentarians to enthusiastic applause.

Bordeaux’s Malcom will not be departing this month – Gus Poyet

New Bordeaux manager Gus Poyet says Malcolm will not be leaving the club in January.

Federal govt, Ebonyi strike deal to promote agric production

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has concluded plans to enhance the agricultural production output of farmers in Ebonyi State through its Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprise (LIFE) programme.

Man seeks divorce after wife went to 11-day church programme

An Ikole-Ekiti Customary Court in Ekiti State on Monday fixed Feb. 5 to deliver judgment in a divorce suit filed by Folorunsho Onipede over his wife’s absence from home for 11 days.

Most Popular

Football fan arrested for allegedly urinating in goalkeeper’s water bottle

A Middlesbrough fan has been arrested for allegedly urinating in the opposition team goalkeeper's water bottle, police said.

Suspected cult kingpin stabbed to death over chicken in Calabar

A fight over chicken at a political gathering in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, has claimed the life of a young man, Eyo Nsa, who was reportedly stabbed to death by members of a cult — King Crackers.

At least five Nigerien troops killed in Boko Haram attack

At least five Niger soldiers were killed and a dozen others wounded this week in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants in the country's southeast, security sources told AFP on Friday.

Nigerian Army joins hunt for kidnapped Americans, Canadians

The Nigerian armed forces have joined the hunt for two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in an ambush, a military source told AFP on Thursday.

We’ll not sack teachers – Governor Dickson

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said that his government will not sack any teacher in the state as from January 2018.