‘Puppy dog eyes’ have evolved to appeal to humans

Dog owners have long been aware of the phenomenon of puppy dog eyes -- just a simple glance from a canine companion can soften...

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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...

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...

‘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,...

‘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...

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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‘Puppy dog eyes’ have evolved to appeal to humans

Dog owners have long been aware of the phenomenon of puppy dog eyes -- just a simple glance from a canine companion can soften...

Tsunamis expected in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake

Japan's meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:22 p.m. Tuesday (9:22 a.m. ET) off the coast of...

No elephants have been hunted in this African wildlife preserve in more than a year, officials say

One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves says it's been a year since it found an elephant that was killed by poachers. The last time an...

A New Jersey man is dead after falling ill in the Dominican Republic, his family says

A New Jersey man died at a hotel in the Dominican Republic last week, his family says, making him at least the ninth US...

A millionaire was sentenced to 9 years in prison after a man died trying to build secret tunnels under his home

A millionaire stock trader was sentenced to nine years in prison Monday in the death of a worker he'd hired to dig tunnels beneath...

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests as police backlash continues

Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent demonstrations drew international condemnation. Civil Human Rights Front (CHRF) said it was planning to hold...

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Tibet to further open up

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region will further open itself up and intensify international exchanges and cooperation, chairman of the regional government Qizhala said Friday. While...

Tibetan court denies stay of Penpa Tsering defamation case

The Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission has rejected a request from the lawyer defending Lobsang Sangay and his Cabinet to stay proceedings in a defamation...

China’s harassment of Tibetans living abroad increased: President Dr Sangay

On June 6, 2019, President of the Central Tibetan Administration, Dr Lobsang Sangay, testified at the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International...

We must strengthen Tibet movement in free democracies: Tibetan President

Sakya Gongma Rinpoche and the President of the CTA, Dr Lobsang Sangay inaugurated and presided over the inauguration ceremony of the Tibetan Community Centre,...

This street has our name

A few years ago, when I was driving up the hills of Ithaca towards Cornell university, I came upon a street called Tibet Road....