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Chinese authorities have detained a Catholic Bishop Pietro Shao Zhumin for resisting demands to join China’s Communist Party-controlled church body.
China has issued an ardent defence of its alleged mass internment of Uighur minorities in far west Xinjiang region amid a global outcry, with a regional official insisting that authorities are preventing "terrorism" through "vocational education" centres.
As South Korea moves closer to banning dog meat, diners tuck into bowls of stewed canine in southern China, where activists are rethinking their tactics to counter a notorious festival that butchers thousands of dogs.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has delivered a fervently nationalistic closing speech to parliament, painting China as the rising global power.
China’s rubber-stamp lawmakers on Sunday passed a historic constitutional amendment abolishing presidential term limits that will enable President Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely.
China's parliament is set to hand President Xi Jinping free rein to rule the Asian superpower indefinitely, with potential dissenting votes offering the only suspense in Sunday's historic vote.
Xi Jinping, China's most powerful leader for decades, could stay in office indefinitely after the Communist Party called for the removal of presidential term limits.
President Xi Jinping stamped his authority over China's economy at a major meeting ending Wednesday, which called for "reasonable" credit expansion, increased imports and more open markets and efforts to curb noxious pollution.
Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen landed in Honolulu en route to the island's diplomatic allies among Pacific nations, despite strong objections to the visit from China.
China's ruling Communist Party moved Tuesday to confirm Xi Jinping's rise to becoming the country's most powerful leader in decades by amending its constitution to add his name and ideology.
President Xi Jinping of China on Wednesday pledged to build a “modern socialist country” for a “new era” that will be proudly Chinese and steadfastly ruled by the party but open to the world.
A Chinese professor, Shi Jiepeng, has been sacked after calling the founder of modern China Mao Zedong a “devil” on social media.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said though the All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Muhammadu Buhari promised to turn the fortunes of the country around and bring about change in different sectors, it never attached four-year time frame to totally transform the country.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has detected and removed the names of 1,931 dead persons from the voters’ register in Kaduna State, ahead of the 2019 elections.
The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the red chamber, Senator Shehu Sani has said he has represented the Kaduna central to the best of his ability.
Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.
Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country.
The Belgium and Real Sociedad midfielder says his former club need to make the right decisions to challenge their city rivals and Premier League leaders Manchester City, who they trail by 12 points in eighth place after 12 games.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says it has spent about $70 million in various humanitarian projects in the north eastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.
Juventus’ Chief Revenue Officer Giorgio Ricci has claimed that he is open to Serie A playing games abroad.
A 19-year-old, Sunday Owo, has been apprehended with fresh human parts at a healing home, Centre for Psychic Healing and Administration, Awka, Anambra State.
High-profile rugby league star Jarryd Hayne was reportedly arrested by Australian police Monday over sex assault allegations, the second incident to be raised against the player.