California wildfires kill 31 people, with more devastation to come

The most destructive wildfire in California history is nowhere near done with its catastrophic rampage. Northern California's Camp Fire has already torched more than 6,400...

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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,...

Why this mom was hanging on a ladder under a bridge between Guatemala and Mexico

Rosalin Guillermo climbed through a hole in the fence of the bridge and took hold of the ladder. The solid, hard concrete of the crossing...

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...

China spends big in Tibet to avert a crisis when the Dalai Lama dies

China is pouring billions of dollars into Tibet as Beijing seeks to cement its control before the succession struggle that is likely to follow...

‘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...

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California wildfires kill 31 people, with more devastation to come

The most destructive wildfire in California history is nowhere near done with its catastrophic rampage. Northern California's Camp Fire has already torched more than 6,400...

Rape victim accused of attempting to murder baby could face 20 years in prison

A young woman who became pregnant after being raped by her stepfather is to go on trial in El Salvador accused of attempting to...

Death toll in Mogadishu car bombing rises to 52

The death toll from three car bombs detonated near a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia has risen to 52 people, hospital officials told CNN Monday. Around...

Barrage of rockets launched at Israel following botched Gaza operation

A barrage of about 200 rockets were launched from Gaza towards Israel on Monday, the Israeli army said, hours after a botched Israeli operation in...

100 years since end of WWI marked with solemn ceremonies around the world

Solemn ceremonies took place around the world Sunday to mark 100 years to the day since the Armistice that saw the end of World...

Thousand Oaks gunman went from Marine vet to mass shooter. Investigators want to know why.

After a Marine Corps veteran stormed into a country music dance hall in California and killed 12 people, investigators said there is no clear motive behind the attack. Authorities say Ian Long, 28, fired a Glock .45-caliber...

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Renovation of Tibet’s Iconic Potala Palace Completed

An 18-month renovation project for the historic Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, was recently completed, China’s Xinhua News Agency reports.

Report: Tibetan dies of self-immolation in protest of China

BEIJING — A Tibetan man set himself on fire and died in a protest earlier this week calling for the return of the region’s...

China enacts new policies requiring Tibetan monastics to promote the Communist Party

The Chinese government has enacted new policies that require Tibetan monastics to promote the Communist Party. The Communist Party of China has enacted new policies...

Uyghurs, Tibetans jointly hold anti-China protest rally outside UN

A large number of exiled Uyghurs and Tibetans living in Europe on Tuesday carried out a massive anti-China protest rally here. They shouted slogans...

Lodi Gyari, Dalai Lama’s emissary and a tireless advocate for Tibet, dies at 69

Lodi Gyari, who escaped Chinese oppression in Tibet as a child, then spent his life as a tireless advocate for his native land and...