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  1. News - World - PEACE

    South African peace summit moved after Dalai Lama is denied visa

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 09:46pm by AFP

    ... a terrorist by Beijing, fled Tibet in 1959 after a failed uprising against Chinese rule and has lived in exile ever since. China accuses the Dalai Lama of seeking to split Tibet from the rest ...

  2. News - China

    Tibetan monk sets himself on fire in Qinghai

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 03:32pm by AFP

    ... gathering. Tsering Gyal, 20, set himself alight on Monday in Guolou, a Tibetan area of Qinghai province in northwestern China, according to the US-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) ... British-based Free Tibet, said he had survived. An image posted online by ICT showed what appeared to be a man in flames in the middle of a road, with a group of more than a dozen people watching from ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Tibetans protest at UN against China rights abuses

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 03:12pm by AFP

    ... as diplomats began gathering to examine China’s human rights record. At dawn, four protesters from the groups “Students for a Free Tibet” and the “Tibetan Youth Association in Europe” climbed up ... stand up for Tibet,” and shouted: “Free Tibet!” UN security acted swiftly to cut down the banner and arrest the protesters, but also to grab journalists’ press accreditation and usher them away ...

  4. News - World - NORWAY

    Norway's constitution anniversary clouded by snub of Dalai Lama

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:27am by AFP

    ... independence from Sweden only in 1905. The Dalai Lama is a symbol for the autonomy of the region of Tibet and considered a "separatist" by Beijing. Since dissident Liu Xiaobo was awarded ... of the cross-parliamentary committee for Tibet, which includes the governing right-wing parties. But the meeting was held in a screening room, rather than an official reception room. ...

  5. News - China

    Chinese blogger ‘fired’ after John Kerry meeting

    Posted May 25th 2014, 10:40am by AFP

    ... by China’s government. Directives published by Zhang included an instruction for websites to delete a video by a Taiwanese singer because it briefly showed “a man on an ambulance wearing a Free Tibet ...

  6. News - China

    China’s last county finally linked by road

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 04:29pm by AFP

    ... taken decades to build, state media said. The 19,000 people of deeply isolated Medog in southeastern Tibet, where the mighty Brahmaputra river – known as the Yarlung Zangbo in China – winds its ... area,” it quoted Tu Yunliang, one of the route’s designers, as saying. Critics of Beijing’s rule in Tibet say new infrastructure such as railways and airports enable immigration by China’s Han ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology

    Short Science, November 17, 2013

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 03:01am by AFP, Reuters

    ... after successfully testing them in Nigeria, its consumer electronics managing director Amar Samra said. Reuters   Ancient leopard species discovered in Tibet The oldest fossils of a previously ... History Museum of Los Angeles and the University of Southern California discovered the previously undescribed sister species to the modern snow leopard while on a 2010 expedition to Tibet. Seven ...

  8. News - World - MEXICO

    No official welcome for Dalai Lama in Mexico

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... a meeting," Casa Tibet Mexico founder and president Marco Antonio Karam said. "We do not feel that the environment is favourable for this and we do not want to create political controversy ... Taiwan and Tibet as part of the nation. The spiritual leader plans to give Buddhist teachings at an entertainment centre over the weekend. Mexican Catholic Church authorities will host him today, ...

  9. News - China - SINO-US RELATIONS

    Peng a lady left waiting as Michelle stays at home

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan, Teddy Ng, AFP

    ... demanded that Obama press Xi over the alleged persecution of the religious sect. Fifty 50 pro-Tibet protesters also voiced their objections. "China get out of Tibet," they chanted during ...

  10. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, December 6, 2012

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF REPRORTER, AFP

    ... Aiding self-immolation now seen as murder Anyone caught aiding or inciting Tibetan self-immolations will be charged with murder, the state press said. A joint legal opinion issued by the supreme court, the top prosecution body and the police said the char ...




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