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2008-10-07 06:00:43

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Government Officials Head To Quake Site in Tibet"] BEIJING, Oct.

2008-08-25 09:00:42

By Jim Yardley What now for China? The Olympic closing ceremony on Sunday ended not just the Beijing Games but also nearly a decade in which the ruling Communist Party had made the Olympics an organizing principle in national life.

2008-08-23 09:00:42

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, touring France, says China is continuing its political crackdown in Tibet during the Beijing Summer Olympics.

2008-08-21 15:00:28

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Paris, Aug. 21 Kyodo - The Dalai Lama has said the Chinese army fired on a crowd of Tibetans on Monday [18 Aug], possibly killing as many as 140 people, the French newspaper Le Monde reported Thursday.

2008-08-21 09:00:27

By Audra Ang Associated Press BEIJING -- Two elderly Chinese women who applied to hold a protest during the Olympics were ordered to spend a year in a labor camp, a relative said Wednesday. Police later squelched a pro-Tibet demonstration.

2008-08-13 18:00:16

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Beijing, Aug. 13 Kyodo - Eight pro-Tibetan independence protesters, including a Japanese citizen, were detained by police Wednesday after staging a demonstration near the Olympic village in Beijing.

2008-08-11 12:00:52

The Beijing Olympics opened on Aug. 8th with a pyrotechnic display of Chinese organization, technology, and talent in the Bird's Nest national stadium.

2008-08-06 15:00:03

By Joe Havely, Al Jazeera, Doha, Qatar Aug. 7--BEIJING -- The Olympic torch has begun the final leg of its long and sometimes controversial global relay, with tens of thousands of supporters cheering the torch's arrival in Beijing's Tiananmen Square.

2008-08-06 12:00:16

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) BEIJING, Aug.

2008-08-06 09:00:16

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo [By John Duce] Beijing, Aug. 6 Kyodo - A series of small protests were held in Beijing on Wednesday as demonstrators attempted to evade the massive security operation in place for the Olympic Games.


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