Facebook not taking foreign political ads ahead of Nigeria’s general election

Facebook has announced it will not accept political advertisements from outside Nigeria ahead of the country's upcoming general elections. The company said it was rolling...

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US Navy helicopter crashes on board USS Ronald Reagan

A US Navy helicopter crashed onto the flight deck of an aircraft carrier in the Philippine Sea on Friday, injuring 12 personnel on board,...

May to address EU leaders as Tusk warns no-deal Brexit ‘more likely than ever’

British Prime Minister Theresa May will face EU leaders Wednesday in a critical summit, as European Council President Donald Tusk warned of an increased...

CTA President discusses Global Challenges of China at the Forum 2000

Prague: The plenary debate titled ‘The Global Challenge of China?’ at the Forum 2000 saw CTA’s President Dr Lobsang Sangay and Theresa Fallon, Director, Centre for...

Suspect in Salisbury poisoning receives hero’s honor in Russia, Bellingcat says

The Russian agent who a British investigative outlets identifies as a suspect in the nerve agent poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter has reportedly received...

‘We’re going to rebuild somehow,’ Hurricane Michael victim says. ‘I just don’t know how yet’

It's been five days since Hurricane Michael decimated Mexico Beach, and dozens of residents are still nowhere to be found. Search crews are sifting precariously...

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

"We are still working to identify this person, but putting together various information, the person is highly likely to be Mr. Yasuda himself and...

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Facebook not taking foreign political ads ahead of Nigeria’s general election

Facebook has announced it will not accept political advertisements from outside Nigeria ahead of the country's upcoming general elections. The company said it was rolling...

ELN claims responsibility for Bogota car bomb that killed 20 at a police academy

Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) is claiming to have carried out the car bomb attack at a police academy in Bogota last week that...

Egypt TV host handed 12-month jail term after interviewing gay man

A court in Egypt sentenced a TV journalist to 12 months' jail time on Sunday for "promoting homosexuality" after he interviewed a gay man,...

Two ships catch fire in Kerch Strait near Crimea; deaths reported

At least 10 people died after two ships under the Tanzanian flag caught fire in the Kerch Strait near Crimea on Monday evening, according...

World’s oldest man dies in Japan at age 113

A 113-year-old Japanese man, Masazo Nonaka, recognized in April 2018 by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest male, died on Sunday, according to...

At least 14 killed as Kenya hotel siege is declared over

An American and a Briton were confirmed to be among at least 14 people killed in a terrifying attack at a hotel complex in Nairobi as it was brought to an end Wednesday. The hours-long assault, launched...

Tibet News

Activists protest against Google’s ‘Project Dragonfly’ Chinese search engine

Protesters gathered outside the offices of Google in London on Friday to demonstrate against its controversial Project Dragonfly, a censored search engine for China. A...

Tibet sees 79% decline in illegal entry, exit from June to Dec 2018: Report

China's southwest Tibet Autonomous Region has registered a steep 79 per cent decline in illegal entry and exit of Tibetans in the second half of last year...

China ramps up brainwashing campaign in Tibet

A video showing China's attempts to ideologically "educate" ethnic people in Tibet by brainwashing them into submission — a policy that extends to monks and...

Is India ready? China steps up military build-up in Tibet as America passes law of Reciprocal Access

Despite the recent bonhomie exhibited at Wuhan meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping in April last year, China is quietly stepping up...

Beijing’s foreign tourism push in Tibet seen as economic, not response to political pressure

Beijing’s decision to slash waiting times for foreign tourists applying to visit Tibet reflects the authorities’ confidence and was likely motivated by economic considerations...