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Apr 20, 2013 at 12:34 PM
Portland seems like a natural place for the Dalai Lama to visit. City leaders infuriated the Chinese government three years ago when they approved "Tibet Awareness Day" and a city commissioner raised the Tibetan flag in front of City Hall.
Mar 14, 2013 at 10:37 AM
The Dalai Lama's presence is in high demand all over the world and a 69-year-old Cottage Grove woman is being credited for making his visit to Eugene happen.
Mar 11, 2013 at 10:39 AM

EUGENE, Ore. - Tickets for the Dali Lama's appearance at Matthew Knight Arena in May sold out in 20 minutes Monday morning, the University of Oregon said.

Tickets went on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. By 10:20 a.m., all 3,000...
Mar 9, 2013 at 11:55 AM
The Cryptome website, unfamiliar to the general public, is well-known in circles where intelligence tactics, government secrets and whistle-blowing are primary concerns.
Feb 7, 2013 at 8:33 PM
China's government says it has detained 70 people in ethnic Tibetan areas as it steps up a crackdown on self-immolations aimed at protesting communist rule.
Dec 17, 2012 at 2:54 PM
The AP's award-winning team of hundreds of staff photographers, freelancers and photo editors sends out some 3,000 photos every 24 hours - over 1 million photos a year - to our subscribers around the globe.
Nov 15, 2012 at 4:03 PM
In "Cesar Millan: The Real Story," he talks publicly for the first time about the overdose that almost took his life. The documentary, which airs Nov. 25 on Nat Geo Wild, will also launch a global speaking tour.
Sep 13, 2012 at 11:08 AM
"Limitations on speech and expression are incompatible with fundamental human rights anywhere in the world, and an attempt by your representatives to limit freedom of speech in the United States is a grave affront," Sen. Wyden wrote in a letter the Chinese ambassador.
Sep 11, 2012 at 2:45 PM

CORVALLIS, Ore. - When walking past the old Corvallis MicroTechnology building downtown, passersby cannot help but notice a new piece of artwork.

"It's a little more bolder in contrast to what I'm used to seeing in Corvallis," said Rio...
May 10, 2012 at 11:05 AM
The owner of the duffel bag was contacted and said he had found two of the skulls while hiking in Tibet and purchased the other two in a nearby village store. The two skulls found while hiking still had dried hide and flesh attached.
Apr 2, 2012 at 8:10 AM
Dozens of Tibetans have set themselves on fire over the past year to protest Chinese rule, sometimes drinking kerosene to make the flames explode from within, in one of the biggest waves of political self-immolations in recent history.
Mar 24, 2012 at 8:59 AM
A state-run Chinese website has launched a bitter attack on the Dalai Lama, accusing the exiled Buddhist leader of "Nazi" racial policies and of inciting Tibetans to set themselves on fire.
Feb 18, 2012 at 12:00 PM
Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping began the last day of his U.S. visit Friday by urging closer ties and arguing that Americans benefit from their trade relationship with China.
Feb 18, 2012 at 9:54 AM
Syrian security forces fired live rounds and tear gas at thousands of people marching Saturday in a funeral procession that turned into a protest in Damascus, killing at least one person, activists said.
Feb 13, 2012 at 10:12 PM
A Tibetan monk set himself on fire in western China and was beaten by security forces as they put out the flames, a rights group said, marking the latest in a series of dramatic protests against China's handling of its vast Tibetan areas.