Egypt approves bill that means Sisi could be president until 2034

Egypt's parliament has overwhelmingly voted to pass a batch of controversial constitutional amendments, including an extension to presidential terms that could see President Abdel Fattah...

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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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Egypt approves bill that means Sisi could be president until 2034

Egypt's parliament has overwhelmingly voted to pass a batch of controversial constitutional amendments, including an extension to presidential terms that could see President Abdel Fattah...

No gloves or dressings: Inside the last pediatric surgical ward in Venezuela’s capital

Six-year-old Antonella was diagnosed with throat cancer four years ago, and her mother brings her to Domingo Luciani Hospital in Caracas as often as...

Rappler journalist Maria Ressa says law is being ‘weaponized’ against critics of Philippine President

Award-winning Philippines journalist Maria Ressa has told CNN that her arrest on "cyber libel" charges is an example of how the law is being...

Suicide attack on Iran’s Revolutionary Guard kills at least 23

A suicide bombing hit a bus carrying members of the Iranian military's elite Revolutionary Guard in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, killing at least...

All Belgium flights canceled as air traffic control strikes for higher wages

All flights in and out of Belgium have been canceled for a 24-hour period as air traffic control workers went on strike Tuesday evening....

Car bomb explodes in Somalia, killing at least 10 people

A car bomb exploded at a crowded shopping mall in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Monday morning, killing at least ten people and wounding dozens of others, police and witnesses said. Capt Farah Osman, a Somali...

Tibet News

Tibet winter tourism continues to boom

Thanks to government subsidies and promotional efforts, winter tourism in Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region continues to boom despite unfavorable local weather for outdoor...

Freight train sends butter from Shenzhen to Tibet

A train arrives at the freight depot of the Lhasa West Railway Station in the capital of Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on June...

Sierra Leone’s president declares rape a ‘national emergency’

Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio has declared rape and sexual violence a "national emergency," following a series of cases involving minors in the...

The Rising Generation of Female Tibetan Buddhist Leaders

With 80 candidates studying for the new and highly demanding geshema degree, the Khachoe Ghakyil Ling nunnery (also known as Kopan), in Kathmandu, is emerging as...

Celebrating the Tibetan New Year with Momos and More

On February 5, Tibetans celebrate Losar, the lunar new year, ushering in the year of the pig. As is customary for such events, ceremonies...