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.
The two-foot-tall robot Xian’er dwells in a Buddhist temple, dispensing wisdom about religion and life.
The truce, now crumbling, sharply reduced hostilities in March and allowed aid groups to deliver humanitarian supplies to starving civilians.
Unlike postwar Germany or post-Communist Eastern Europe, China cannot openly face the baggage of its past, the Cultural Revolution, a psychoanalyst says.
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.
Is the North Pole the latest Russia-NATO battleground?
A plan that might reduce the country’s oil dependency.
About 300 people in the bureau are being investigated for charging fees for statistics and research, which amounted to about $500,000.
In what is being called the largest lion airlift ever, the big cats — together weighing more than 10,000 pounds — will make a 14- to 15-hour trip.
The vice president will urge senior Iraqi officials to put their nation’s interests above sectarian, regional or personal ones.
The new law is aimed at limiting the work of foreign nongovernmental organizations and their local partners, mainly through police supervision.
The carmaker also said it had set aside about $7.9 billion for legal costs worldwide, indicating that it expected fines in the U.S. to be much lower than some analysts had estimated.