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Taiwan to hold mass independence rally in challenge to Beijing

Taiwan independence campaigners will take to the streets this week for what they hope will be a major rally in a rebuke to Beijing and a challenge to the island's already embattled government.
Meng Hongwei

China mum over Meng Hongwei the missing Interpol boss

China remained silent Saturday over the disappearance of the head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, deepening the mystery over the his fate after reports said he was detained for questioning on arrival in his homeland.
China's President Xi Jinping addresses delegates at a Business Forum organised during the 10th BRICS (acronym for the grouping of the world's leading emerging economies, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit on July 25, 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. / AFP PHOTO / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA

China’s Xi Jinping says ‘no winner’ in any trade war

China's President Xi Jinping on Wednesday said that there would be "no winner" in any global trade war, in a direct warning to US President Donald Trump who has threatened to slap levies on all Chinese imports.

China awards scholarship to 47 Edo students

The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian, on Wednesday in Benin, presented scholarship award worth N100, 000 each to 47 indigenes of Edo studying in various universities in the state.

China to host Iran leader amid nuclear deal upheaval

Iran’s president will attend a summit with his Chinese and Russian counterparts next month, officials in Beijing said Monday, as they try to salvage the nuclear deal thrown into upheaval by Donald Trump.

IMF’s Lagarde warns against harming trade, investment

With US-China frictions hanging over its annual meeting, the International Monetary Fund on Thursday warned governments to avoid harming trade and investment which have been key drivers of the global economic recovery.

China, Russia welcome Korean peace efforts with diplomacy in overdrive

China’s President Xi Jinping offered encouragement for South Korea’s initiative to nurture peaceful engagement with North Korea, and Russia also expressed support, the South Korean official leading diplomatic efforts said yesterday.

US probes North Korea’s willingness to talk

Washington has opened channels to North Korea to find out if the regime is ready to talk about giving up its nuclear weapons, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Saturday.

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2019: CAN urged to stop acting like PDP’s PR firm

The Concerned Christian Forum has urged the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to stop ridiculing the Christian faith with its political utterances.

Rauf Aregbesola: I’ll proceed on leave after my tenure

The outgoing Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has disclosed that he would prefer to proceed on leave in order to rest after the expiration of his administration.
A man mourns during a vigil for victims of the Camp fire at First Christian Church in Chico, California on November 18, 2018. (Photo by Josh Edelson - AFP)

Victims mourned as toll hits 77 in California wildfire

The toll from the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California's history rose further on Sunday to 77, the sheriff's office said, after a vigil to honour the victims.
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen arrives at the ASEM leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 18, 2018. REUTERS-Piroschka van de Wouw

Cambodian premier says no China naval base being built

Cambodia will not allow foreign military bases on its soil, strongman premier Hun Sen said Monday, swatting away US concerns about a possible Chinese naval site near hotly contested seas.

NYSC Club donates food, clothes, cash to orphanage

The Charity and Tourism Club, a Community Development Service (CDS) group of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), has donated assorted food items, clothes and an undisclosed amount of money to the Sokoto Orphanage.