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All party members will be obliged to "uphold Comrade Xi Jinping's core position on the Party Central Committee and in the Party as a whole", according to a unanimously passed resolution on changes to the party charter.
The Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party elected Xi as its general secretary for another five-year term, Xinhua reported, tilting the country decisively back towards one-man rule after decades of power-sharing among its elite.
Taiwan’s government on Tuesday condemned China’s “dictatorship” on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic, saying the country was a threat to peace and trying
The death of Jiang Zemin, who was China’s top communist as well as president of the country for a decade and more, died at the age of 96 on Wednesday. He came to power a little before the Tiananmen Square protests by students and the harsh crackdown that followed in 1989 and when he handed over power to the quiet and
The International Chamber of Commerce has given an arbitration verdict in the 2014 case in favour of Iraq in the Iraq-Turkey dispute over oil supplies from the fields in the Kurdistan region in Iraq, and Turkey has to pay $1.5 billion. Turkey has said that it would honour the arbitration verdict. Turkey violated a joint agreement by allowing
From Zimbabwe, where many must work at night because it’s the only time there is power, to Nigeria where collapses of the grid are frequent, the reliable supply of electricity remains elusive across Africa. The electricity shortages that plague many of Africa’s 54 countries are a serious drain on the continent’s economic growth,
Undeclared diamond jewellery brought into Brazil has deepened the legal jeopardy of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. An investigation into two sets of jewels reportedly worth millions is only the latest scandal threatening the far-right politician. But an extensive paper trail and even videos could make the case particularly
Pakistan captain Babar Azam has received the Sitara-e-Imtiaz, the country’s third-highest civilian honour. He deserves this. He is an icon for his country. I really appreciate the Government of Pakistan for bestowing this award on this youth icon. Babar, Pakistan’s captain in all formats of cricket, was given the award by Governor of Pakistan’s