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India’s federal government has tightened security measures in the northern disputed Jammu and Kashmir region, ahead of the country’s Independence Day (...)

Tibet on a bicycle
  • Travel
  • October 15, 2016, 12:00

“It cannot be done,” said the man at the travel agency. “No individual travellers allowed in Tibet. ” My plan was to rent a bicycle in Kathmandu and (...)

Archbishop Desmond Tutu: “Ashamed to call this lickspitle bunch [the ANC] my government.” Photograph: Reuters

A planned summit of Nobel Peace Prize laureates is not to go ahead in Cape Town this month because of the refusal of the South African government to g(...)

China’s premier Li Keqiang, who told US secretary of state John Kerry last week that Beijing was “highly concerned” about Washington’s debt ceiling problem and its failure to resolve its debt crisis. Photograph: Reuters

In a frank editorial, China’s official state news agency, Xinhua, yesterday launched a fierce broadside against the United States, saying its current (...)

Fang Binxing has stepped down as  president of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Last week saw the retirement of Fang Binxing, the father of the “Great Firewall of China”, as president of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommuni(...)

HHHYou will be unsurprised to hear that this documentary on the trials of Tibet does not argue in favour of China’s continued occupation of that count(...)