Eight-year-old girl tortured to death for releasing pet parrots, police say

An 8-year-old girl illegally employed as a maid has been killed by her employers in Rawalpindi, Pakistan for letting their pet parrots escape, police say. On Sunday,...

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Eight-year-old girl tortured to death for releasing pet parrots, police say

An 8-year-old girl illegally employed as a maid has been killed by her employers in Rawalpindi, Pakistan for letting their pet parrots escape, police say. On Sunday,...

Mexico and parts of Brazil reopen after lockdown — despite surging coronavirus cases

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Coronavirus patients evacuated as Cyclone Nisarga makes landfall near Mumbai

Coronavirus patients were among more than 100,000 people evacuated from low-lying coastal areas in India's western states as a cyclone made landfall near Mumbai...

Philippines says it won’t end US military access agreement amid South China Sea tensions

The Philippines has reversed its decision to end an important military agreement with the United States as territorial tensions with China heat up in the...

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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What’s in store for Hong Kong? Look at Tibet.

Last week, China’s National People’s Congress set in motion new, restrictive legislation for Hong Kong. Activists in Hong Kong have already dubbed this move as the final nail in...

From the Andes to Tibet, the coronavirus seems to be sparing populations at high altitudes

When tourists from Mexico, China and Britain became the first covid-19 fatalities in Cusco, Peru, it seemed as if the onetime capital of the...

‘Declare Tibet an independent country’: US lawmaker introduces bill as Washington ramps up pressure on China

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SA’s Inkatha Freedom Party joins global call for release Panchen Lama of Tibet

"South Africa’s experience under apartheid of activists ‘going missing’, never to be heard from again, has heightened our sensitivity to this particular atrocity against...

Opinion: Children escaped from Tibet are more vulnerable during the pandemic

People everywhere are feeling stress, fear, and anxiety due to COVID-19. Elderly population with pre-existing conditions are heavily impacted by the pandemic. The other...