Category Archives: News

  • China intimidates FRANCE 24 reporter over Tibet film

    Chinese diplomats have been overtly threatening a FRANCE 24 reporter who spent a week in Tibet filming under cover, while their demands that his report "Seven Days in Tibet" be removed. ...

  • Edward Snowden says US hacked China for years

    Edward Snowden, hiding in Hong Kong since 20 May, accused the US government of hypocrisy claiming the National Security Agency extensively hacked Chinese computers for years. ...

  • Tibetan self-immolations having little effect, Dalai Lama says

    Tibetans setting themselves on fire to protest against Chinese rule are having little effect on Beijing's policies, the Dalai Lama said, while urging China to look harder at the reasons behind the incidents. ...

  • Syria death toll more than 93,000: UN

    More than 93,000 people, including over 6,500 children, have been killed in Syria's civil war, which has grown increasingly deadly over the past year, a United Nations study said on Thursday. ...

  • China launches longest-ever manned space mission

    China began its longest manned space mission yet Tuesday with the launch of the Shenzhou-10, as the country steps up an ambitious exploration programme symbolising its growing power. ...

  • Dalai Lama welcomed in Auckland

    A small, but dedicated crowd welcomed the Dalai Lama to Auckland this morning ahead of his public address this afternoon. The Dalai Lama spoke about the path to obtaining a lasting peace. ...

  • Dalai Lama meets with church leaders in Dunedin

    The Dalai Lama has spoken with church leaders and students during an appearance in Dunedin today. He met Anglican leaders on the steps of St Paul's cathedral in the Octagon. ...

  • LK Advani resigns from all BJP posts

    Senior BJP leader LK Advani resigned from all party posts on Monday, a day after Narendra Modi was chosen to head the party's campaign in elections due next year. ...

  • Dalai Lama arrives in Christchurch

    A small hushed crowd welcomed the Dalai Lama to Christchurch, New Zealand, this afternoon. People waited for him at the gates with white scarves called a khata ...

  • Obama, Xi urge new relations amid hacking row

    Throwing formality aside at a desert retreat, the US and Chinese leaders pledged a new approach in ties, but President Barack Obama took the rising power to task on cyber-hacking charges. ...