At least 33 Turkish soldiers killed in an air attack by Syrian regime, Turkish governor says

At least 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in Syria's Idlib province on Thursday in an aerial attack by Syrian regime forces, according to Gov....

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‘Highly likely’ Japanese journalist has been released from captivity in Syria

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At least 33 Turkish soldiers killed in an air attack by Syrian regime, Turkish governor says

At least 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in Syria's Idlib province on Thursday in an aerial attack by Syrian regime forces, according to Gov....

Teacher of the year suspended for showing students a picture of her fiancée wins $100,000 settlement

A Texas art teacher who was placed on administrative leave after talking about "her future wife" in class hopes her settlement with a school...

How novel coronavirus spread through the Shincheonji religious group in South Korea

Illness was never accepted as a valid reason to miss services at the Shincheonji religious group, says former member Duhyen Kim. This is an organization that took...

‘They brought batons inside the mosque’: Victims recount Delhi’s worst sectarian violence in decades

Abdul Samar was praying at a mosque in the northeast of India's capital on Tuesday evening when protesters stormed in brandishing weapons, attacking worshipers...

Boris Johnson’s family ‘stunned’ after neighbor found murdered; Queen’s daughter ‘saddened’

Boris Johnson's family are "stunned and saddened" after a neighbor of the British Prime Minister's father was found shot to death near his country...

How to design a hospital that’s built in days, by someone who’s done it before

As China races to contain the Wuhan coronavirus, a feat of design and engineering has unfolded at the outbreak's epicenter: A hospital built in just 10 days. The two-story, 366,000-square-foot Huoshenshan Hospital began accepting its first patients...

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Who Is the Dalai Lama?

“Dalai Lama” is a foreign title. Tibetans refer to him with names like “Precious Protector,” “Wish-Fulfilling Jewel” and “the Presence.” The divide between the...

Tibetan objects made of human remains to go on show at British Museum

Objects made from human remains, often labelled in the west as examples of witchcraft or necromancy, are to go on display for the first...

Factbox: The Dalai Lama – ten facts about Tibet’s spiritual leader

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The Dalai Lama’s succession rests with Tibet, not China

There are many things most 85-year-olds cannot do — run, climb mountains, stay awake the whole day long — and no one begrudges them...

Over 850 confirmed cases, 5 deaths due to COVID-19 in occupied Tibet

The COVID-19 has claimed the lives of five people and has infected over 850 people in various provinces in the region encompassing occupied Tibet...