The leader, Lobsang Sangay, 48, said he would push for talks with China to secure Tibet’s future and that of exiled Tibetans around the world.
The famed clock tower’s bells at the Houses of Parliament in London will not toll for a while, but when isn’t clear. The clock will keep ticking, most of the time.
C. Robert Cargill said his statement that a wish to avoid offending China contributed to removing Tibetan aspects of the Ancient One was only his personal musing.
A female suicide bomber blew herself up near the Ulu Camii, or Grand Mosque, a popular tourist destination in a historic district of Bursa in northwestern Turkey.
The Iranian asylum seeker set himself on fire during a visit by United Nations officials to the detention center on the Pacific island nation of Nauru.
Unlike postwar Germany or post-Communist Eastern Europe, China cannot openly face the baggage of its past, the Cultural Revolution, a psychoanalyst says.
Charting a future for thousands of young rebel fighters like Mélida is vital to the success of any deal to end 50 years of armed conflict, analysts say.
The nomination of Mr. Tohti, selected for trying to promote dialogue in the troubled Xinjiang region of China, was all but certain to anger Beijing.
The truce, now crumbling, sharply reduced hostilities in March and allowed aid groups to deliver humanitarian supplies to starving civilians.
Without new rescue funds by July, the country could default on its debts and throw the currency bloc into another period of chaos.
Ms. Rubin has spent much of her career covering Iraq, Afghanistan and the Balkans.
The two-foot-tall robot Xian’er dwells in a Buddhist temple, dispensing wisdom about religion and life.