The war against ISIS was all a waste

Earlier this year I spent almost two months in northeast Syria covering what we thought was the final battle against ISIS. The so-called caliphate that stretched from...

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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...

‘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...

‘Chilling message’: Hong Kong refuses to explain FT journalist visa denial

The unprecedented denial of a visa to a Financial Times journalist "sends a chilling message to everyone in Hong Kong," the paper said Sunday,...

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...

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The war against ISIS was all a waste

Earlier this year I spent almost two months in northeast Syria covering what we thought was the final battle against ISIS. The so-called caliphate that stretched from...

Populist parties celebrate in Poland and lick their wounds in Hungary

When Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban congratulated his "Polish friends" on their electoral victory on Sunday, it was at roughly the same time as his own...

Pedophile who abused up to 200 children found dead in prison

A man described as one of Britain's worst pedophiles has been found dead in jail. Richard Huckle, 33, who claimed to have abused almost 200 Malaysian children,...

Japan launches major search operation after deadly typhoon kills dozens

A major search and rescue operation is underway in Japan after deadly Typhoon Hagibis brought widespread flooding and landslides, destroying buildings and leaving dozens dead. The storm -- which...

Sulli, 25-year-old K-pop star, found dead at home in Seongnam, South Korea

K-pop star Sulli, formerly of the band f(x), has been found dead at her home. The 25-year-old singer and actress was found dead by her...

Hong Kong leader uses colonial-era emergency law to ban wearing masks at protests

Hong Kong's leader invoked rarely-used emergency powers to ban people from wearing face masks during public assemblies, a move that enraged thousands of protesters who marched through streets across the territory on Friday night. The city's major transport...

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China’s Xi lands in India amid scattered Tibetan protests

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in southern India on Friday for talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to try to halt a slide...

‘Buddhism in Tibet is a complete tradition’

Beginning his study of Buddhism in the Gadhan Dhechenling Monastery, in Tibet, Venerable Samdhong Rinpoche, came to India in 1959, at the age of...

Review: Tibet With My Eyes Closed by Madhu Gurung

There is a new interest in Tibet and Tibetan culture amongst the Indian public. This is because of the Dalai Lama’s tireless efforts to...

The Dalai Lama is the solution for Tibet and not the problem: ICT to China

As part of the 70th anniversary of its founding on October 1, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is touting “70 years of progress”...

China’s version of progress in Tibet raises many contradictory questions: Top official

An official state news daily of the Chinese Communist Party carried out a report titled Tibet: 70 years of progress in transport, boasting “significant progress in...