Category Archives: News

  • 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. ...

  • Protests target Obama-Xi talks in California desert

    A few hundred protesters gathered on Friday outside the desert oasis where President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping were to hold talks. ...

  • India soldier killed by Pakistan border firing

    Pakistani troops shot and killed an Indian army officer on Friday near the countries' disputed border in the Himalayan region of Kashmir, Indian army officials said. ...

  • Dalai Lama returns to Christchurch for talks and teachings

    The Tibetan spiritual leader is scheduled to arrive at Christchurch International Airport on a Qantas flight about 12.25pm on Saturday. It will be the his fourth visit to Christchurch and his seventh to New Zealand. ...

  • Aung San Suu Kyi says she wants to run for president

    Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday declared her intention to run for president, calling for all of the country's people to share the fruits of its dramatic reforms. ...

  • Turkey protests continue despite leader’s apology

    Protesters clashed with police across Turkey overnight despite an apology for police violence from the deputy prime minister designed to halt an unprecedented wave of protest against Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. ...

  • China has ‘mountains of data’ about US cyber attacks: official

    China's top Internet security official says he has "mountains of data" pointing to extensive US hacking aimed at China, but it would be irresponsible to blame Washington for such attacks. ...