""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
Beijing is celebrating 50 years since it made Tibet an autonomous region. This follows a couple of months after long-exiled Tibetan spiritual leader
A small group of Tibetan protesters have disrupted a presentation of Beijing’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Lausanne, Switzerland.
A 15-year-old Belgian boy is on his way to Tibet to train as a Buddhist monk.
The Belgian teenager was given the green light after an appeal
At least 21 bodies have been recovered from a landslide in Tibet, according to state media.
83 miners, most of them Chinese migrants, were buried
A major operation to save 83 miners buried by a landslide in Tibet has continued through a second day, but hope is fading that any survivors will
In the city of New Delhi, Tibetan exiles pray for those who self-immolated in their independence campaign. About 100 Tibetan have set themselves on
Hundreds of exiled Tibetan students march on the streets of northern hill town of Dharamsala in India, expressing solidarity with those in Tibet who
As Tibetan exiles held their second General Meeting in Dharmsala, India, the Dalai Lama has expressed hopes the naming of a new regime in Beijing
Tibetan singer Loten Namling arrived at the UN headquarters in Geneva at the end of a long march to draw attention to the plight of his homeland
The Chinese government has closed Tibet to foreign visitors, tourist agencies operating there say.
The news comes ten days after two Tibetans set
Dozens of Tibetan protesters have clashed with Indian police following the arrival in New Dehli of China’s President Hu Jintao. A Tibetan exile who
A Tibetan exile has died, two days after setting himself on fire in New Delhi to protest against Chinese rule in the Himalayan region.
A Tibetan man has set himself on fire in New Delhi in protest against a visit by China’s President Hu Jintao later this week.
The man was quickly
Hundreds of Tibetan exiles marched through parts of New Delhi to mark the anniversaries of the unsuccessful 1959 revolt and anti-Beijing riots which
Tibetan monks staged the ‘ghost exorcising’ religious ritual in Beijing, China on Tuesday (February 21), on the even of the Tibetan New Year.
*February 22, 1940* Five-year-old Lhamo Dondrub is enthroned as the 14th Dalai Lama, adopting his religious name, Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang
Protesters from the Tibetan Peoples’ Solidarity Movement in Delhi enacted a play to portray the clashes between Tibetans and Chinese soldiers.
Hundreds of Tibetans marched in India’s capital on Wednesday to protest Chinese rule over their homeland.
A Tibetan activist has suffered burns to his legs after setting himself on fire outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi. There has been a string of
For the occasion of the G20, a pro-Tibetan protester climbed a building in Cannes to draw leaders’ attention to his cause.