Free Tibet exposes fake Twitter accounts by China propagandists
Jonathan Kaiman, The Guardian|July 22, 2014 Images of Pink Floyd's Syd Barrett and actor Erica Durance among those used in accounts to promote Beijing's line more...
Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine war zone, 295 dead
[REUTERS] HRABOVE Ukraine, July 18: A Malaysian airliner was brought down in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard and sharply raising the stakes in a conflict between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels that has set Russia and the West at daggers drawn. more...
China invites Modi for APEC summit but rivalry simmers
[Reuters] New Delhi, July 15: Chinese President Xi Jinping invited India on Tuesday to attend a summit of the APEC trade group in November, sending a message of cooperation during the first meeting between the new leaders of the world's most populous countries. more...
Senior Buddhist scholar arrested as repression escalates in restive Tibetan county
[Source: TCHRD] A senior Tibetan monk who is an accomplished Buddhist scholar was arbitrarily arrested and disappeared in May 2014 while he was giving a lecture on the “status of Tibetan language and nationality” (Tib. mi rigs dang skad yig ki gnas bab skor) to villagers of Shagchu (Ch: Xiaqu) Town[i] in the restive Diru (Ch: Biru) County in Nagchu (Ch: Naqu) Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), in the traditional Tibetan province of Kham. more...
2014 World Cup final: Germany beats Argentina for fourth title
[The Washington Post] RIO DE JANEIRO, July 13: Mario Goetze’s sensational goal in the 113th minute Sunday had shattered a scoreless tie with Argentina, and now as extra time was nearing the end, the roar from Germany’s supporters at Maracanã stadium swelled to ear-popping levels. more...
Nepal Retracts Permission for Tibet Monk’s Cremation
[The New York Times] KATMANDU, JULY 13: Under scrutiny from China, Nepal’s government announced on Sunday that it had retracted its permission to allow the cremation of a prominent spiritual figure in Tibetan Buddhism to be held on its territory. more...
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