China rules out arson in fire at Tibetan Buddhism’s holiest temple, as authorities accused of cover-up

Chinese authorities have ruled out arson as the cause of a recent fire at Tibetan Buddhism’s holiest temple, state media reported Thursday, adding an important Buddha statue had emerged “intact” from the blaze. The report is the first official account of Saturday’s fire at the more than 1,300-year-old Jokhang Temple, after authorities suppressed social media […]