Yearly Archives: 2013

  • Eight police station “attackers” shot dead in East Turkistan

    Eight "attackers" armed with knives and explosives were killed Monday during an assault on a police station in China's East Turkistan. ...

  • India anti-graft party takes charge in New Delhi

    The leader of an upstart anti-graft party was sworn in on Saturday as chief minister of India's capital in what supporters hoped would start the clean-up of the nation's corruption-ridden politics. ...

  • China ‘seriously condemns’ Japan PM’s war shrine visit

    China strongly condemned Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to the flashpoint Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo Thursday, saying it glorified Japan's "history of militaristic aggression". ...

  • Kunsang Dolma and Evan Denno The great false hope

    If there is going to be a solution for Tibet, it will have to come from within the community. ...

  • Mao Zedong made “mistakes”, says Chinese president

    In a rare move, Chinese President Xi Jinping acknowledged that chairman Mao Zedong made "mistakes" but asked people to adopt a "correct" historical view. ...

  • Pussy Riot: symbol of the new anti-Putin opposition

    Russian punk rockers Pussy Riot, whose two jailed members were freed in an amnesty on Monday, went from nearly unknown rebels to a global cause celebre for their defiant opposition to President Vladimir Putin. ...

  • China vents anger over Dalai Lama’s planned Norway visit

    China's Foreign Ministry expressed anger on Friday at plans by the Dalai Lama to visit Norway, a country with which China already has strained ties. ...

  • Overlooking the destruction of the Tibetan plateau

    China's rise as the factory of the world has increased its hunger for more power and resources, and Tibet has become the natural prey for exploitation. ...

  • Monk in Amchok dies after self-immolation protest

    A Tibetan monk from north eastern Tibet has died after he set himself on fire in protest against Chinese rule, leaving a note calling for unity among Tibetans. ...

  • Indo-Tibet border village in Kinnaur gets mobile connectivity

    Public sector telephone service provider BSNL as part of its social responsibility towards remote and far flung areas, achieved another feat by making its BTS tower at Chitkul, on the Indo-Tibetan border. ...