The Dalai Lama relinquished his role as political leader of the Tibetan exile government in 2011, while remaining a spiritual figurehead for the Tibetan people.
Tensions between the two countries rose dramatically last week after an Iranian air defence missile shot down a US drone in what Iran said was its airspace. Washington claimed the drone was downed over international waters, with President Trump later saying that he nearly ordered a 'retaliatory' strike which would have killed 150 Iranians.
Norwegian broadcaster NRK has sparked controversy by asking pre-teens, who can't necessarily tie their shoelaces, adult questions about sexuality.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Most cyberattacks on targets in Russia are directed from centres in the European Union and the United States, Nikolai Murashov, the deputy director of the Russian National Cyberthreat Response Centre, said.
In November 2018, Merkel had to take a commercial flight to fly to a G20 summit in Buenos Aires after her plane, an Airbus А340, lost all communications with the ground as it was flying over the Netherlands towards Argentina.
Iran said in May, exactly a year after the US unilateral withdrawal from the JCPOA, that it would partially suspend its obligations under the nuclear deal.
“The_Donald” subreddit, which numbers at least 755,000 subscribers, remains one of the biggest online forums for Trump supporters. The forum describes itself as “a never-ending rally dedicated to the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump”.
MOSCOW, Rossiya Segodnya press service announced that the vote for the contest’s best photograph will be open until 31 July at 11:59 pm Moscow time. Anyone who has an account on VKontakte, Facebook, Twitter or the Chinese platform Weibo can vote.