Dalai Lama

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 Protesters sleep overnight at the protest site as the standoff continues and authorities threaten to clear the site in the early morning hours in Hong Kong. Photograph: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images
Hong Kong testing China

Hong Kong’s leader Leung Chun-ying’s announcement on Thursday that he is willing to open talks with representatives of the thousands of students and y(...)

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(...)

The South African government’s refusal to grant the Dalai Lama a visa to enter the country next month for a Nobel peace laureate summit has prompted a number of participants to pull out of the event in protest. Photograph: Ashwini Bhatia/AP

The South African government’s refusal to grant the Dalai Lama a visa to enter the country next month for a Nobel peace laureate summit has prompted(...)

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Q I am a man in my mid-40s, married for more than 18 years, with two beautiful daughters. My wife and I met at a very young age, so we have been to(...)

Fr Patrick Devine with executive director of the Kennedy Institute  Peter Cassells.

The Edward M Kennedy Institute in Maynooth has agreed a partnership with the Shalom Centre for Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation (SCCRR) in Kenya(...)

Dan Harris claims to be 10 per cent happier after five years of searching for something that would calm the yammering in his head. Photograph: Cindy Ord/Getty Images

Buddhists believe that if you are really in tune with yourself and able to live in the moment, all these wonderful thoughts and sounds zing in and (...)

A statue of Buddha. Photograph: Thinkstock

My mother has been saying this for years. But things are changing, and a warm tingle filled my chest watching her prepare pitted olives and a selectio(...)


This South African animation is just too good. Hang on. We had better clarify. I mean “too” entirely literally and “just” in the sense of “by a(...)

An ethnic minority delegate from Yunnan leaves the Great Hall of the People after the third plenary session of the National People’s Congress  in Beijing yesterday. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

The Chinese Communist Party’s anti-corruption campaign is picking up momentum, delegates gathered at the National People’s Congress in Beijing (...)

China urged the US to cancel today’s planned meeting  between US President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama at the White House. The meeting would cause ‘serious damage’ to ties between the two countries and amount to interference in China’s domestic affairs, foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said. Photograph: Christopher Jue/EPA
Obama holds meeting with Dalai Lama
  • US
  • February 21, 2014, 21:01

President Barack Obama met with the Dalai Lama at the White House today, provoking a sharp rebuke from the Chinese government. But this time, i(...)

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