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China wants India to block Dalai Lama's Dharamshala meet

Thu, 11/13/2008 - 11:00

China on Thursday made a direct request to India for blocking the proposed six-day meeting organised by the Dalai Lama in Dharamshala from November 17 to discuss the future of Tibet.

China democracy activist detained for subversion

Thu, 11/13/2008 - 11:00

The founder of a political group calling for the establishment of a multiparty democracy in China was detained Thursday and police told his wife he would be charged with subversion of state power.

Rep. Smith Makes Urgent Appeal to Chinese Authorities

Thu, 11/13/2008 - 11:00

"I appeal to the Chinese Government not to forcibly abort Arzigul, a Uyghur woman now in the custody of China’s population police and awaiting the nightmare of a forced abortion," said Rep. Chris Smith, the House Ranking Member on the Congressional-Executive Commission on China.

Uyghur Woman Faces Forced Abortion

Thu, 11/13/2008 - 11:00

Arzigul Tursun, six months pregnant with her third child, is under guard in a hospital in China's northwestern Xinjiang region, scheduled to undergo an abortion against her will because authorities say she is entitled to only two children.

Nigeria's N40bn Satellite Missing from Orbit

Wed, 11/12/2008 - 11:00

The Nigerian Commun-ications Satellite (NigComSat), which was launched into orbit over 18 months ago, is said to be missing.

Beijing reloads Arunachal gun

Wed, 11/12/2008 - 11:00

Beijing today rejected Delhi’s position that Arunachal Pradesh belongs to India, saying China had never recognised the “illegal” McMahon Line that functions as the eastern border between the two countries.

China's third taxi strike powers on: state media

Wed, 11/12/2008 - 11:00

A strike involving hundreds of taxi drivers in south China entered its third day on Wednesday, as they demanded the release of 21 colleagues who police detained for protesting, state media reported.

CHINA'S CYBER SPIES

Wed, 11/12/2008 - 11:00

GOT news for you: The Chinese are eating our cyber lunch.

Dalai Lama and the Tibet question: Time for a new approach?

Wed, 11/12/2008 - 11:00

The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists around the world and, in practice, their political leader, too, has been ailing lately.

The end of the Dalai Lama's Middle Way?

Wed, 11/12/2008 - 11:00

For the first time since the Tibetans took refuge in India in 1959, the Dalai Lama  has called a special meeting to decide the future course of action over the Tibetans' relation with China.

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