"Shame on you. Shame on you and stop," said Mary Lou McDonald, leader of the Sinn Fein political party which was once the political wing of the IRA. LONDON — Police in Northern Ireland said Sunday they
In late October, the pastor of one of China’s best-known underground churches asked this of his congregation: had they successfully spread the gospel throughout their city? “If tomorrow morning the Early
With much of the world’s attention on Taiwan colored by its decades-long enmity with China, it can be easy to forget that centuries of history preceded the arrival of ethnic Chinese on the island. In to
Nigerian soldiers have raided the main office of the private Daily Trust newspaper and confiscated computers. It follows the arrest of some staff at the newspaper's office in the north-eastern city of
Your friends and family have likely purchased or been gifted a range of new devices over the last few days and weeks, and odds are probably good that you’re the go-to for tech support. Sometimes it’s enough
China is cracking down on Christmas. Several cities, schools, and government institutions have ordered citizens not to celebrate the holiday and to instead focus on promoting traditional Chinese culture.
A recent surge of police action against churches in China has raised concerns the government is getting even tougher on unsanctioned Christian activity. Among those arrested are a prominent pastor and
Authorities in Beijing have launched a nationwide crackdown on mainland Chinese Twitter users. The Dec. 5 release of 42 testimonies collected by China Change, a Chinese human rights advocacy site, details
(CNN) — Denmark's government has struck a deal to move "unwanted" migrants to a remote uninhabited island once used for contagious animals. As part of a growing anti-immigration agenda, Danish immigration
(This version of the Dec. 2nd story has been refiled to restore dropped first name Muhammadu in first paragraph) ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday denied claims that he died
Four out of every 10 people in the country's workforce are either unemployed or underemployed. Abuja, Nigeria - There has been one single promise that has dominated the election manifestos of Nigeria's
Its inhabitants can understand each other thanks to a peculiar linguistic phenomenon. On South Goulburn Island, a small, forested isle off Australia’s northern coast, a settlement called Warruwi Community
CHINA CONTINUES to see the uproar over its creation of concentration camps holding as many as 1 million ethnic Uighurs and others as a public-relations problem. In recent days, the government issued another
Beijing (AFP) The Chinese Communist Party has faced and crushed a myriad of dissidents over its decades-long rule, from pro-democracy reformers to human rights advocates and outspoken religious leaders.