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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...

Australian law allows religious schools to reject gay students, PM says

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said religious schools in Australia are already legally allowed to deny students a place based on their sexual orientation, following...

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...

Reporter’s Notebook: Escaping Indonesia’s disaster zone

We were told it would be 10 hours. But the drive through the night from Palu to Gorontalo, Indonesia, took 18. As the nearest functioning...

Brett Kavanaugh confirmed to Supreme Court

Washington (CNN) The Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Saturday afternoon, likely cementing a conservative majority on the court for a generation and...

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...

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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...

Sears owes billions of dollars: Who will be left holding the bag?

Sears is on the hook to vendors, lenders and even customers who recently bought Kenmore fridges or Craftsman lawn mowers. The company has close to...

Thai cave boys surprised by their hero Zlatan on US talk show ‘Ellen’

The Thai soccer team whose escape from a waterlogged cave transfixed the world appeared on the US talk show "Ellen" on Monday, where they...

Second aid worker held by Boko Haram executed as negotiation deadline expires

An aid worker who was held hostage by Boko Haram for seven months has been executed after a deadline for negotiations expired, the Nigerian...

China admits to locking up Uyghurs, but defends Xinjiang crackdown

China has fiercely defended an escalating crackdown in the far western province of Xinjiang as necessary for security, claiming inmates of "re-education camps" are happier following...

China admits to locking up Uyghurs, but defends Xinjiang crackdown

China has fiercely defended an escalating crackdown in the far western province of Xinjiang as necessary for security, claiming inmates of "re-education camps" are happier following their imprisonment. International outrage has been growing over reports the Chinese government...

Tibet News

Did you know why China shuts Tibet for foreigners? Hint: it’s not about media freedom

Washington, Oct 13: Did you ever consider that there could be some other reason behind China's stance of not allowing foreign journalists and scholars to...

President Dr Sangay speaks to students on China’s oppression of Tibet

Bratislava, Slovakia — President Dr Lobsang Sangay gave a speech on the Tibet-China relationship at the Pan-European University in Slovakia on 11 October. President...

China to cut across plateau for new rail shortcut to Tibet

Chinese President Xi Jinping has set in motion another ambitious mega-project to make secluded, mountainous Tibet more accessible. By 2025, passenger and cargo trains will...

Friends of Tibet group established in Czech Parliament

A “Friends of Tibet” group has just been established by fifty deputies and senators in the Czech Parliament. The news was announced on Tuesday...

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...