C. Robert Cargill said his statement that a wish to avoid offending China contributed to removing Tibetan aspects of the Ancient One was only his personal musing.
Unlike postwar Germany or post-Communist Eastern Europe, China cannot openly face the baggage of its past, the Cultural Revolution, a psychoanalyst says.
The truce, now crumbling, sharply reduced hostilities in March and allowed aid groups to deliver humanitarian supplies to starving civilians.
The two-foot-tall robot Xian’er dwells in a Buddhist temple, dispensing wisdom about religion and life.
The dismissal of Gerhard Schindler came when his job appeared safe, despite his agency’s links to carrying out searches at the behest of the United States’ National Security Agency.
More than a million migrants arrived in Germany. Now, the task is to decide who stays and who goes.
Mr. Wu was brutalized for 19 years in Communist labor camps, and later returned to his homeland undercover to expose prison conditions.
Much of the government propaganda in North Korea is intended to stoke fear and hatred of the United States — especially its service members.
A report by Freedom House added to evidence showing that assaults on members of the news media are spreading beyond chronically dangerous areas.
As the number of Jews in Iraq has dwindled to nearly none, Iraqi Jews in Israel are taking fresh interest in a heritage once considered unseemly.
The leader, Lobsang Sangay, 48, said he would push for talks with China to secure Tibet’s future and that of exiled Tibetans around the world.
A female suicide bomber blew herself up near the Ulu Camii, or Grand Mosque, a popular tourist destination in a historic district of Bursa in northwestern Turkey.