Mexico City’s extreme air pollution, in photos

A thick, black layer has been hovering over Mexico City for days. On Thursday, the city's elementary schools were ordered closed and drivers told to...

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Mexico City’s extreme air pollution, in photos

A thick, black layer has been hovering over Mexico City for days. On Thursday, the city's elementary schools were ordered closed and drivers told to...

Salvini says he wants pre-Maastricht EU rules, ahead of far-right rally

Italy's hardline Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has told CNN that European Union rules are creating "full-on unemployment" and he wants to go back...

Police stop McDonald’s from selling milkshakes near Nigel Farage rally

Police ordered a McDonald's in Scotland to stop selling milkshakes over fears people would dunk them over Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage, staff said, after...

Dozens of tornadoes reported as central US braces for rain, wind and hail

Texans are scrambling for cover Saturday as reports of tornadoes roll in and much of the central US readies for heavy rain, strong winds...

Austria’s far-right Vice-Chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video

Austria's Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far right Freedom Party, has resigned over allegations of corruption, just days before key European elections. Germany's Der Spiegel news...

One killed after a gas explosion in Durham, North Carolina

One person was killed and several more were injured, including a firefighter, after a gas explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday in downtown Durham, North Carolina, police said. The blast occurred about 10:27 a.m. when a...

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China’s Digital Wall Around Tibet

Echoing methods which have already been used to control Uyghurs in Xinjiang, the Chinese government has tightened its grip around Tibet by securing an...

Prominent Tibetan lama accused of molestation by three women

Two women have accused Tibetan Buddhist teacher Dagri Rinpoche, 65, of molestation, reports the Tibet Sun. One incident allegedly occurred in 2008, and the other...

Support Tibet If you are for freedom and democracy: Tibetan President

Dr Sangay arrived in Lithuania’s capital city Vilnius late night on Sunday, May 5, 2019 for a week-long visit to the Baltic region, including...

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The Secretary of Namgyal Monastery welcomed His Holiness and all participants to the start of the First Conference on Kalachakra for Scholars of all...

Mystery surrounds kidnapped Panchen Lama

It is nearly 24 years since the Chinese government kidnapped the Panchen Lama – and groups around the world are calling for Beijing to...