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Dalai Lama factor in Sino-Indian relations

Shashi Tharoor, The Korean Herald | April 12, 2017

Relations between India and China haven’t been particularly warm in recent months.

China shouldn’t interfere in India’s internal affairs: Rijiju on Dalai Lama’s visit

PTI | April 4, 2017

NEW DELHI: Amid persistent Chinese objections to the Dalai Lama’s trip to Arunachal Pradesh, India said on that no “artificial controversy” should be created around the Tibetan spiritual leader’s visit.

As Scotland relaunches its independence bid, Catalonia has its own plan

Ishaan Tharoor, The Washington Post | March 29, 2017

The Scottish Parliament has backed a second bid for secession from Britain, approving a motion that supports making a formal request to Westminster for the powers to hold a new referendum on independence.

Noida: Protests after Chinese national ‘tears’ Indian flag, throws it in dustbin

Sohil Sehran, Hindustan Times| March 29, 2017

NOIDA – The Noida office of a mobile phone company witnessed high drama on Tuesday after an employee of the company, a Chinese national, tore and threw an Indian flag in a dustbin.

With China, India should hold its ground on inviting the Dalai Lama to Arunachal

Amit Dasgupta, Hindustan Times | March 23, 2017

I have long admired His Holiness the Dalai Lama. I continue to do so.

Brains Missing, Said Dalai Lama To John Oliver. Beijing Not Amused

NDTV | Edited by Malini Chatterji | March 07, 2017

BEIJING: China’s Foreign Ministry called the Dalai Lama a “deceptive actor” on Tuesday, after the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader said in an interview that Chinese hardliners have parts of their brains missing.

ISIS Releases New Video, Threatens Attack On China

AFP | March 1, 2017

BEIJING: ISIS terrorists from China’s Uighur ethnic minority have vowed to return home and “shed blood like rivers”, according to a terror-tracking firm, in what experts said marked the first ISIS threat against Chinese targets.

Indian-Origin Chancellor Rejects Chinese Students’ Call Not To Invite Dalai Lama

PTI | February 17, 2017

BEIJING: A US university headed by an Indian-origin academician has rejected call by Chinese students to withdraw invitation to exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama but assured them that his speech would have nothing to with politics.

Samsung chief Lee arrested as South Korean corruption probe deepens

By Hyunjoo Jin and Joyce Lee | February 17, 2017

SEOUL – Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested early on Friday over his alleged role in a corruption scandal rocking the highest levels of power in South Korea, dealing a fresh blow to the world’s biggest maker of smartphones and memory chips.

China ‘eliminating civil society’ by targeting human rights activists – report

Report details use of torture by Chinese security agencies – including beatings, stress positions and sleep deprivation – to force activists to confess ‘crimes’

Benjamin Haas, The Gaurdian | February 16, 2017