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A Boeing 777 aircraft operated by Russian airline Rossiya made an emergency landing in Moscow in the early hours of Friday after the pilot reported a problem with the engine, media reports say.
A Hong Kong court said on Tuesday its denial of bail for media tycoon Jimmy Lai, the most high-profile person charged under a new the national security law, was due to the risk of his committing further offences.
Nearly 5,000 Hong Kong citizens have applied to live, work and study in the United Kingdom under a new visa scheme which opens up a path to British citizenship for people fleeing China’s crackdown in the former colony, The Times newspaper reported.
Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai, while in jail, has been arrested again on suspicion of assisting one of the 12 fugitives captured by China at sea last year, local newspaper Oriental Daily reported on Wednesday, without citing a source.
China’s broadcasting regulator has banned BBC World News, accusing it of flouting guidelines over a hard-hitting report on Beijing’s treatment of the country’s Uighur minority.
U.S. President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping held their first telephone call as leaders, with Biden saying a free and open Indo-Pacific was a priority and Xi warning confrontation would be a ‘disaster’ for both nations.
The BBC came under fire from Chinese official, social media on Friday in an escalating diplomatic dispute, a day after Britain’s media regulator revoked the TV license of Chinese state media outlet CGTN.
A new visa scheme offering millions of Hong Kongers a pathway to British citizenship went live on Sunday as the city’s former colonial master opens its doors to those wanting to escape China’s crackdown on dissent.
Hong Kong Secretary of Justice Teresa Cheng reiterated on Saturday that Britain had no rights over the city under the joint declaration that laid the blueprint for how the city would be ruled after its 1997 reunification with China.
Britain on Friday hailed a new visa offering Hong Kong citizens a route to citizenship after China’s crackdown but Beijing said it would no longer recognise special British passports offered to residents of the former colony.
China said on Friday that it would not recognise the British National Overseas (BNO) passport as a valid travel document or for identification starting from Jan. 31.
Apple Inc’s smartphone shipments jumped 22% to record levels in the fourth quarter, making it the world’s biggest seller, while those for Huawei plunged as U.S. sanctions took effect.
China’s Ant Group Co Ltd is planning to refashion itself as a financial holding company under the supervision of China’s central bank in the face of regulatory pressure, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
HSBC is “not in a position to judge the motives” of Hong Kong police, Chief Executive Noel Quinn told British lawmakers questioning him over the lender’s freezing of bank accounts of pro-democracy politicians in the Asian city.
The United States on Monday blocked a decision by Hong Kong to escalate a Trump-era trade disagreement at the World Trade Organization, in its first meeting on disputes at the Geneva-based body since U.S. President Joe Biden’s inauguration.
China’s President Xi Jinping on Monday called on the world to strengthen macroeconomic policy coordination and bolster the role of the G20 in global economic governance as he pointed to a “rather shaky” recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Dutch police have arrested the alleged leader of a large Asian drug syndicate who is listed as one of the world’s most-wanted fugitives and has been compared to Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.
Canada said its officials have met online with former diplomat Michael Kovrig who has been held in China for more than two years in a case linked to the detention of an executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei.
The city’s first coronavirus lockdown as authorities battle an outbreak in one of its poorest and most densely packed districts. About 10,000 residents must stay home until all of them have been tested for the new coronavirus and results largely determined.
US President Joe Biden on Friday said “well over 600,000” Americans could die of the coronavirus as he stepped up federal aid in the world’s worst-hit country, while less wealthy nations anticipated better access to tests and vaccines thanks to several international deals.
Top U.S. Republicans have urged President Joe Biden to take tougher action against China after Beijing announced sanctions on outgoing American officials just minutes into Biden taking office, reports said on Friday.
The National President of the National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria, NAPTAN, Haruna Danjuma, has expressed happiness with the release of the abducted students of the Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State after 10 days in the dens of bandits.
Antonio Cassano believes former Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo has flopped at Juventus.
Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick has said that he expects Patrice Motsepe to win “35 to 40” of the 54 votes in the Confederation of African Football’s (Caf) presidential election on March 12.
The police spokesperson in Bayelsa State, Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the rescue, said the gang abducted the victim at Imgbi Road in Yenagoa and were moving around the city, seeking a POS point to make withdrawals when a police squad swooped on them.
Troops attached to “Operation Akpakwu” Nigerian Army 13 Brigade Calabar, have arrested two suspected drug Peddlers allegedly involved in the peddling of substances suspected to be hard drugs in Calabar.
Tens of thousands of opponents of Myanmar’s Feb. 1 military coup gathered on Sunday in towns from north to south, undeterred by the bloodiest episode of their campaign the previous day when security forces opened fire on protesters, killing two.
A former executive secretary of the Lagos State Scholarship Board, Stephen Oshinowo, diverted the board’s N127 million to his personal use, an EFCC investigator has said.
The Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers has urged Governor Kayode Fayemi to join the 2023 presidential race, saying he is well-qualified for the job.
Lagos State Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs, and Unwholesome Processed Foods on Tuesday shut 16 illegal, substandard, and unregistered pharmacies, patent medicine stores, and...
In his quest to facilitate a common front in the build up to the making of a new constitution for The Gambia; Nigeria’s immediate past President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan is playing host to the country’s top political leaders in Abuja.