Suspected arson attack on Kyoto animation studio leaves 25 dead

At least 25 people have died in a suspected arson attack at a renowned animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday,...

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Suspected arson attack on Kyoto animation studio leaves 25 dead

At least 25 people have died in a suspected arson attack at a renowned animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday,...

As druglord Joaquin Guzman got life in prison, his daughter launched her El Chapo clothing line

As druglord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was learning Wednesday he won't likely ever see freedom again, his daughter launched a clothing line in Mexico that...

After a 16-month blackout, Chad is back on Facebook, Twitter and other social platforms

The government of Chad has lifted restrictions on social media access after a 16-month internet blackout. "I instruct the competent electronic communication services to immediately...

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe transferred from Iranian prison to mental ward, supporters say

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian charity worker who was arrested on spying charges in Iran more than three years ago, was transferred Monday from prison...

London mayor condemns Trump’s ‘blatant unashamed racism’

London (CNN)London Mayor Sadiq Khan stood up for Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of "The Squad" as he joined dozens of British politicians in...

A second earthquake hit Southern California in as many days. It’s 11 times stronger than Thursday’s

A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake swayed buildings and cracked streets and foundations in Southern California on Friday night, sending terrified residents into the streets a day after another quake hit. The latest earthquake Friday struck 11 miles northeast of...

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Tibet: China Assumes Control over Choosing Dalai Lama’s Successor

Chinese authorities on Sunday asserted that the successor of spiritual leader Dalai Lama will be chosen within China and warned India that any...

Selection of the next Dalai Lama may test New Delhi-Beijing ties

LHASA: China will reject any reincarnation of the Dalai Lama born among Tibetan exiles in India or elsewhere, a senior Chinese government official and a representative of...

China denies reports of having Xinjiang-like mass detention camps in Tibet

China on Friday dismissed as "totally untrue" reports of having Xinjiang-like mass detention centers in Tibet. Head of the Tibetan government-in exile Lobsang Sangay, in...

“THE SWEET REQUIEM” Conveys the Universality of the Tibetan Experience

Films that portray the human cost of refugees fleeing genocidal dictatorships seldom hit the right notes, but when they do, the results are stunning....

Nepal denies Tibetans’ request to hold Dalai Lama birthday celebration

The Tibetan community in Nepal called off plans to mark the birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama after their request for a...