Arizona tourist reported missing during catamaran tour in Belize, police say

A tourist from Arizona has gone missing while on a catamaran tour on Rendezvous Caye in Belize, police there said Wednesday. Alison Mackenzie, 43, went...

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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...

‘Highly likely’ Japanese journalist has been released from captivity in Syria

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‘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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Arizona tourist reported missing during catamaran tour in Belize, police say

A tourist from Arizona has gone missing while on a catamaran tour on Rendezvous Caye in Belize, police there said Wednesday. Alison Mackenzie, 43, went...

Thousands of Nigerian slum dwellers left homeless after mass eviction

Authorities in Nigeria evicted thousands of impoverished residents from a Lagos slum, leaving many homeless, residents and eyewitnesses told CNN. Residents described scenes of panic...

Can smart sensor systems anticipate and avoid danger?

Road accidents kill around 1.3 million people and injure tens of millions more each year, according to the World Health Organization. A start-up based in Dubai...

Katerina Sakellaropoulou becomes Greece’s first woman president

High court judge and human rights advocate Katerina Sakellaropoulou has been elected Greece's first female president by parliament on Wednesday. Sakellaropoulou was nominated by the ruling conservative New...

Emmanuel Macron shouts at Israeli security officers in altercation in Jerusalem

French President Emmanuel Macron has been involved in an altercation with Israeli security officers in Jerusalem's Old City. Macron, who is in Jerusalem to attend a large...

41 migrants found alive in back of truck in Greece

Police have found 41 people alive in the back of a refrigerated truck during a routine highway check in northern Greece, officials said Monday. The refrigeration system had not been turned on and the migrants, all...

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Tibet’s per capita disposable income grows fast in 2019

The per capita disposable income of residents in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region saw fast growth in 2019, local authorities said Monday. The per capita...

Why Tibet’s new law making ethnic unity mandatory has led to concerns among minorities

China’s decision to make ‘ethnic unity’ mandatory in the Himalayan autonomous region through a legislation has led to concerns about it being anti-minorities. According to a report in...

New Law Requiring ‘Ethnic Unity’ in Tibet Raises Concerns

A new law passed by China mandating “ethnic unity” in state and social institutions in Tibet is raising concerns among Tibetans and outside observers,...

Rubio blasts ‘blatant violations of human rights’ in Tibet

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has condemend "blatant human rights violations" in China after the province of Tibet passed policies similar to those used in...

First Xinjiang, now Tibet passes rules to promote ‘ethnic unity’

Regulations to “strengthen ethnic unity” will take effect in Tibet in May, four years after similar rules were introduced in Xinjiang, according to Chinese state media. Officials in...