Category Archives: News

  • China lashes out at Blinken’s meeting with Dalai Lama aide

    Beijing on Thursday lashed out at the US secretary of state Antony Blinken for meeting Tibetan leader Dalai Lama’s representative in New Delhi, saying it violated Washington’s commitment to recognise Tibet as part of China. ...

  • US Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets Dalai Lama’s representative in Delhi

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday held a meeting with a senior representative of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, in a clear signal to China about the Biden administration's continued support to the Tibetan cause. ...

  • China-Taliban ties warming ahead of US withdrawal

    China’s foreign minister met Wednesday with a delegation of high-level Taliban officials as ties between them warm ahead of the US pullout from Afghanistan. ...

  • Ecuadorian court revokes citizenship for Julian Assange

    Ecuador has revoked the citizenship of Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks who is currently in a British prison. Ecuador’s justice system formally notified the Australian of the nullity of his naturalization in a letter. ...

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping visiting Tibet is a threat to India: US Congressman

    Chinese President Xi Jinping visiting Tibet last week is a threat to India, an influential US lawmaker has said, accusing the Joe Biden-led administration of not doing enough to stop the Chinese "march". ...

  • US red cards China over Xinjiang, Tibet and repression in Hong Kong

    US Deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman and Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi talked past each other with US raising all the red flag issues with China. Sherman raised the issue of genocide in Xinjiang, human right abuse in Tibet. ...

  • China calls US policy ‘misguided’ in high-level talks

    China came out swinging at high-level face-to-face talks with the United States on Monday, blaming the US for a “stalemate” in bilateral relations and calling on America to change “its highly misguided mindset and dangerous policy.” ...

  • Rockslide kills nine tourists, injures three in Kinnaur

    At least nine tourists were crushed under massive boulders that slid down a hill following a landslide near Batsari in the tribal district of Kinnaur on Sunday. They were part of a group of 11 tourists who were on their way from Sangla. ...

  • Blinken to discuss ways to ‘deepen’ ties with India during visit, says US

    The United States said Friday it expects to discuss ways to “further deepen” bilateral ties, the Quad, Afghanistan and the Covid-19 pandemic during Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s upcoming visit to India starting 27 July. ...

  • Tokyo Olympics begin with muted ceremony and empty stadium

    Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a near-empty stadium, a colourful but strangely subdued ceremony. ...