Stefanie Sherk, Canadian model and actress, dies at 37

Canadian model and actress Stefanie Sherk has died at the age of 37, her husband, actor Demián Bichir, has confirmed. Sherk, who had appeared in...

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Stefanie Sherk, Canadian model and actress, dies at 37

Canadian model and actress Stefanie Sherk has died at the age of 37, her husband, actor Demián Bichir, has confirmed. Sherk, who had appeared in...

South Korean politician locked in office for 6 hours by rival lawmakers

A South Korean politician was locked in his office by rival lawmakers for over six hours Thursday, in an effort to prevent him attending...

Opinion: Children are paying the highest price in central Mali’s insecurity

On the night of 23 March, the village of Ogossagou was attacked, leaving 46 children dead, according to United Nations estimates. One of them was Maimouna...

Israeli soldiers shoot blindfolded, handcuffed Palestinian as he tried to flee

Israeli soldiers shot a blindfolded, handcuffed Palestinian teenager who had been arrested on suspicion of taking part in disturbances as he tried to flee. The...

Putin offers Russian citizenship to Ukrainians in separatist-held areas

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sparked anger in Kiev by offering Russian citizenship to residents of areas in eastern Ukraine held by Russian-backed separatists. "Individuals...

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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Activists say new Canadian group supporting China’s control of Tibet is a front for Beijing

Amid the dragon dances, toasts and presentation of letters of congratulations, a new Tibetan-Canadian organization had some surprising messages for the audience at its...

India’s policy on Tibet is clear: scholar

The subcommittee is a powerful Congressional body that oversees US policy in Asia. In the crossfire between China and the U.S. over the reincarnation of...

The great rewetting on the edge of Tibet

The yaks are in clover. At times I could see more than a thousand in a single view across the windswept plateau. Black-necked storks,...

Tibet’s Everest Base Camp is closed to tourists

The Chinese government has closed off its side of the Everest Base Camp to everyone except those with permits to scale the mountain. The...

Tibet seeks balance of ecology, economy

After 40 years of high-speed growth, China's economy has entered a high-quality development phase. China Daily is featuring a series of reports to show...