| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:48 PM
WASHINGTON – President Obama is scheduled to meet with the Dalai Lama at the White House on Friday as the Tibetan religious leader stops by on a U.S. tour.
The meeting will be the third between the celebrated Buddhist monk and Obama, who has...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:38 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will
meet exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at the White
House on Friday, a meeting that comes as the United States
raises concerns about tensions and human rights in Tibetan areas
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:02 PM
By Paul Carsten
BEIJING, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp denied
on Wednesday it was omitting websites from its Bing search
engine results for users outside China after a Chinese rights
group said the U.S. firm was censoring material the government...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
BEIJING — Want to engrave a few words in Chinese on your new iPad? No problem — Apple offers consumers in mainland China free personalization. Just don't get too political.
Say you type in the Dalai Lama's name in Chinese characters into...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:00 AM
In a canvas tent in the Himalayan foothills, where winter breaths drifted in the twilight, Tibetan monks, their feet dangling from benches, watched a pirated copy of "Titanic." The diminutive men, camped along a rutted road leading to the Dalai Lama's...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
SAYLORSBURG, Pa. — Fethullah Gulen, a frail 75-year-old Islamic preacher with a gift for oratory, leads an ascetic life in a 26-acre compound tucked into rolling farmland and woods here, far from the political crisis and international intrigue he is...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:50 PM
It's Martin Luther King Jr. season again. With the arrival of Monday's holiday honoring the civil rights icon, schoolteachers will dust off their MLK posters and fill their bulletin boards with "I Have a Dream" speech quotes.
News stations will remind...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:38 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Four American presidents, along with more than 60 other world leaders, will travel to South Africa this week to honor former President Nelson Mandela. One man who won't be there is the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:30 AM
As soon as Thursday night's amfAR Inspiration Gala kicked off, it was abundantly clear that the event was Chelsea Handler and Sharon Stone's two-woman show.
The tag team game alternated between politically incorrect jokes from Handler (calling amfAR...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:03 PM
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| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:58 PM
To hear Chinese authorities tell it, the world's most populous country has made "giant leaps in human rights protection," having reduced poverty, carried out judicial reforms and spread Internet access to 564 million people.
"We are soberly aware that...