Pope removes 3 cardinals from his inner circle

Pope Francis has removed three cardinals from his small council of advisers for reasons of advanced age, the Vatican said Wednesday, though two also...

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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...

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,...

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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Pope removes 3 cardinals from his inner circle

Pope Francis has removed three cardinals from his small council of advisers for reasons of advanced age, the Vatican said Wednesday, though two also...

Fire destroys 8,000 voting machines 10 days ahead of Congo’s presidential election

A fire still under investigation has destroyed 8,000 voting machines in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital -- 80% of the city's stock --...

Hungary’s ‘slave law’ passes, sparking protests in parliament and on the streets

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Wednesday showed no signs of heeding US and European Union warnings to rein in his "illiberal state," instead introducing new...

Jailing journalists has become a ‘new normal,’ says advocacy group

In China, award-winning photojournalist Lu Guang was reportedly taken away by authorities in a region where an estimated 1 million Muslim Uyghurs are being held in...

High-speed train crashes in Turkey, killing 9

A high-speed train crashed Thursday in the Turkish capital of Ankara, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens more, according to the city's...

High-speed train crashes in Turkey, killing 9

A high-speed train crashed Thursday in the Turkish capital of Ankara, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens more, according to the city's governor. At a press conference at the site of the crash, the...

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US moves to deny visas to Chinese officials over Tibet

The US Congress has passed an act that would restrict travel to the US of Chinese officials deemed directly responsible for limiting foreign travel...

Tibet gets a warmer reception as world wakes to Beijing’s methods

The leader of Tibet's government-in-exile has been telling his story about Bob Carr around the world for years and always gets a laugh. Last...

Dalai Lama Should Be Chosen Via Tibet’s Religious Traditions, Not Chinese Impostition: US

The United States is hinting at opposition against any move by China to impose its own Dalai Lama. A top Trump Administration officer has...

China’s new campaign offers rewards for information on ‘illegal content’ of Tibet

Washington, DC — In a nationwide campaign in China against so-called “illegal content,” Chinese authorities are offering rewards to those who inform on others...

Pema Jungney pledged as Speaker of Tibetan Parliament in-Exile

After the pledge, the new Speaker commented on the current state of affairs saying that ‘I have been chosen by the people and so...