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“Running out of time”: Tibetan President-elect warns of cultural genocide

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Beijing, China/New Delhi, IndiaReuters The top political leader of Tibet’s government in exile said on Friday that there is an urgent threat of “cultural genocide” in Tibet, and the international community must stand up to China ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.  Penpa Tsering, who was this month elected president of the Central Tibetan […]

Mourners honor Nobel laureate and peace advocate John Hume

John Hume funeral family members

London, UKAP Mourners remembered activist John Hume on Wednesday, celebrating the visionary politician who devoted his life to peace and forged the agreement that ended violence in his native Northern Ireland. Only close family, friends and a smattering of politicians mourned the Catholic leader at his funeral at St Eugene’s Cathedral in Londonderry, also known […]