Two workers at the same Walmart store die of coronavirus

Two workers at a Chicago-area Walmart store have died from the novel coronavirus, the company confirmed Sunday. "We are heartbroken to learn of the passing of two...

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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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A fire at a Florida airport destroyed more than 3,500 rental cars

A fire that spread through a grassy area of Southwest Florida International Airport has destroyed thousands of rental cars, fire department officials said. The blaze...

Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday mass in an empty church

During a Palm Sunday mass held in a deserted church, Pope Francis told young people not to be afraid to put their lives on the line for others...

Queen Elizabeth II delivers coronavirus address and calls for unity, saying ‘we will succeed’

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II addressed the nation Sunday in a rare televised speech and called for unity amid the coronavirus pandemic. "Together we are tackling this disease,...

In the 1918 flu pandemic, not wearing a mask was illegal in some parts of America. What changed?

When the novel coronavirus pandemic hit Asia, people across the region were quick to wear masks, with some places like Taiwan and the Philippines even making...

Coronavirus sparks a ‘war for masks’ in desperate global scramble for protection

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across Europe and the United States, a global scramble for medical equipment such as respirator masks and gloves is underway. Several...

History’s deadliest air raid happened in Tokyo during World War II and you’ve probably never heard of it

Everywhere she turned, 8-year-old Haruyo Nihei saw flames. Bombs dropped by the Americans had created tornadoes of fire so intense that they were sucking mattresses from homes and hurling them down the street along with furniture --...

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Religious sites begin resuming operations in Tibet

Lhasa, capital of Tibet autonomous region, has resumed the operations of 214 religious sites in rural areas since Tuesday, as the COVID-19 outbreak has...

Tibetans Cautious as Virus Restrictions Ease in Some Areas

A lift of restrictions blocking the spread of COVID-19 in Tibetan areas of China is bringing more people out into the streets, but is...

Obituary: Kashopa Jamyang Choegyal: Translator, Thinker, Historian, Scholar

Jamyang was born in Lhasa, Tibet, in 1938. Educated in Tibet, India and Beijing, he became completely fluent in the Chinese language and ways...

Dharamsala on Lockdown as Tibetan Man Dies of COVID-19 in India

A Tibetan man living in India died this week of coronavirus shortly after returning from a visit to the U.S. and was quickly cremated,...

Tibet gets back to work

A Tibetan man became the first victim of Coronavirus but not in Tibet but in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh. According to The Tibet Sun, Tenzin Choephel, a...