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  • How Tibet's Karmapa Lama is fueling China and India border tensions

    How Tibet's Karmapa Lama is fueling China and India border tensions

    Chinese cash seized from the Indian monastery of the top Tibetan figure has underscored growing tensions between India and China -- and increased feelings of insecurity among the thousands of Tibetans in India.

  • Top Super Bowl commercials 2011: six winners and losers

    Top Super Bowl commercials 2011: six winners and losers

    Super Bowl commercials have become a mini-film festival, keeping the less-than-diehard football fans in front of the tube. But this year’s top spots are singled out for their misses as much as their hits.

  • The Way Back: movie review

    The Way Back: movie review

    Peter Weir’s 'The Way back' is a harrowing escape story of a gulag survivor.

  • Hu Jintao bristles: Back off on Tibet and Taiwan

    Hu Jintao bristles: Back off on Tibet and Taiwan

    Chinese President Hu Jintao, addressing business leaders in Washington, said any US-China relationship must be based on mutual respect, calling Tibet and Taiwan core Chinese interests.

  • 3 good books for January reading

    3 good books for January reading

    Travel the world through these three new books just released this month. In them, the Dalai Lama flees Tibet to save his followers, three men grapple with the past in post-war Sierra Leone, and an Indian-American returns to the country his parents left.

  • With Hu, Obama more direct about US expectations of China

    With Hu, Obama more direct about US expectations of China

    Obama and Hu, at a joint news conference Wednesday, stressed benefits of US-China cooperation. But Obama also urged 'level playing field' for US firms, as Hu stressed principle of 'mutual respect.'

  • What to read? 15 promising titles for early 2011

    What to read? 15 promising titles for early 2011

    There's no better way to face the new year than with a good book in hand. Here are 15 promising-looking nonfiction books, all due for release early in 2011.

  • The Great Walk of China

    The Great Walk of China

    A journalist's journey by foot from Shanghai to Tibet offers a fascinating look at a part of China seldom seen by foreigners.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/15

    A young monk holds a traditional parasol as he waits for the arrival of Tibet's exiled Buddhist spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in Pemayangtse monastery in Pelling in India's Himalayan state of Sikkim. The Dalai Lama is in Sikkim, which borders China, as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao begins his three-day visit to New Delhi.

  • Julian Assange, in his own words, about WikiLeaks' foes (VIDEO)

    Julian Assange, in his own words, about WikiLeaks' foes (VIDEO)

    WikiLeaks' Julian Assange, at a seminar at UC Berkeley earlier this year, described surveillance of his organization – and a cyberattack he said came from China.