Three Earthquakes Jolt Asia Within 60 Minutes: From Afghanistan to Nepal to Indonesia Regions

Three Earthquakes Jolt Asia Within 60 Minutes: From Afghanistan to Nepal to Indonesia Regions

Three earthquakes have jolted Asia within 60 minutes on May 12, 2015, with the epicenters stretching from Afghanistan-Tajikistan, to Nepal-Tibet border, to Indonesia regions. It must be mentioned that the earthquakes have taken place in the Himalayan mountain region, which is considered to be the youngest mountain range in the world, as it was formed close to […]

Everest Avalanche Claims 13th Victim

Everest Avalanche Claims 13th Victim

An avalanche on Nepal’s Mount Everest has claimed yet another victim, but has spared a California man. The disaster, which happened on Friday, is the deadliest ever recorded and three mountaineers are yet to be found. As chance had it, the avalanche struck the most popular route for climbing the mountain, which is the tallest […]

Tibetans Refuse Order to Fly Chinese Flag From Home, Sentenced 10 Years Prison

Tibetans Refuse Order to Fly Chinese Flag From Home, Sentenced 10 Years Prison

Two men from China’s Tibetan Autonomous Region were sentenced to 10 years in prison in a secret trial after refusing to fly Chinese flags from their home in contravention of a government order. The two men, leaders of their community in Driru County, Nagchu Prefecture, were detained by Chinese authorities Nov. 24 after refusing to display […]