A federal prisoner believed to have spent the longest time in solitary confinement has died

Thomas Silverstein, a triple murderer who spent decades in solitary confinement in federal prison, died at a Colorado hospital this month, officials said Wednesday. Silverstein...

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A federal prisoner believed to have spent the longest time in solitary confinement has died

Thomas Silverstein, a triple murderer who spent decades in solitary confinement in federal prison, died at a Colorado hospital this month, officials said Wednesday. Silverstein...

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting

Botswana has scrapped its ban on hunting, citing an increase in conflicts between elephants and humans during the five years the rule was in...

European elections are a pivotal moment for voters to choose between unity and disruption

Citizens from 28 countries will cast their votes in European parliamentary elections this week in what many politicians say could be one of the...

Modi declares victory in India elections as opposition Congress Party concedes

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying expectations of...

Judith Kerr, author of ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea,’ dies

Author Judith Kerr, best known for the children's book "The Tiger Who Came to Tea," has died aged 95. Kerr was born in Berlin in...

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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Gillibrand wrote her thesis on Chinese oppression in Tibet but has been silent about it in Congress

U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad is scheduled to make a rare visit to Tibet this week to raise concerns about Chinese restrictions on Buddhist practices...

US ambassador in China makes rare visit to Tibet

BEIJING – The U.S. ambassador to China is making a rare visit to Tibet to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist...

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...