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Dalai Lama is not a separatist, Archbishop Tutu tells China


February 10th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 10 (IANS) He has no army, he cannot command his people with guns and he's not a separatist.South African anti-apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu said these words to ... Read more...

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India has the will to bring change: Desmond Tutu


February 9th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) India has the political will to bring change that can help abolish evils like child marriage, Nobel laureate and South African anti-apartheid icon archbishop Desmond ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to meet Desmond Tutu


February 9th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 9 (IANS) Two Nobel laureates and long-time friends -- Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai lama and South African anti-apartheid icon archbishop Desmond Tutu - will come face to ... Read more...

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Tutu calls for end to child marriages in Bihar


February 8th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 7 (IANS) Nobel laureate and anti-apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa has expressed concern over the high rate of child marriages in Bihar and urged people, ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama gets Mahatma Gandhi peace prize


January 4th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Jan 4 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday received the Mahatma Gandhi peace prize from the father of the nation's granddaughter Ela Gandhi in ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama cancels trip to South Africa due to visa delay


October 6th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by BNO News
DHARAMSALA, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Dalai Lama on Tuesday cancelled his planned visit to South Africa after the government failed to issue a visa on time, his office said.The Dalai Lama's ... Read more...

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Freed American female hiker summoned to Iran to stand trial over spying charges


February 1st, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Feb 1 (ANI): Sarah Shourd, An American woman who was released last year after spending 14 months in an Iranian jail, has been asked to stand trial in Tehran over ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital


January 27th, 2011 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Jan 27 (IANS) South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela, 92, was admitted to hospital for age-related medical tests.The tests were described by the Nelson Mandela Foundation as routine, Xinhua reported.Talk Radio ... Read more...

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South Africa’s star power restored as World Cup ends


July 11th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 11 (DPA) From "ugly worm" to "beautiful butterfly," as the country's Nobel-winning Archbishop Desmond Tutu put it, the remarkable success of the World Cup confirmed the metamorphosis of South Africa ... Read more...

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South Africa outraged over Mandela autopsy painting


July 10th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 10 (IANS) A painting which shows former president Nelson Mandela as a corpse undergoing an autopsy has evoked outrage in South Africa. The country's ruling party has termed it "witchcraft" ... Read more...

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Tutu asks people to embrace African culture, stop criticising vuvuzela horns


June 16th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 16 (ANI): Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu has asked people to embrace African culture, and stop criticising noisy vuvuzela horns.Thousands of people have complained about the noise ... Read more...

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Football World Cup begins officially


June 11th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Jun 11 (ANI): The first World Cup on African soil began on June 11, with South Africa facing Mexico in the opening match.A colourfully dressed group of African dancers paraded onto ... Read more...

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Mandela’s great-granddaughter killed in car crash


June 11th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 11 (DPA) Former South African president Nelson Mandela's great-granddaughter Zenani Mandela was killed in a car crash while returning home from the World Cup kick-off concert here Friday. The Nelson Mandela ... Read more...

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Indian environment activist wins Sydney Peace Prize


May 10th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 10 (IANS) Indian physicist and environmentalist Vandana Shiva has won the 2010 Sydney Peace Prize for her efforts towards women empowerment in developing nations and her scientific contribution to climate ... Read more...

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Cambridge students to get pole dancing lessons to beat exam stress!


April 12th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Cambridge students are in for a treat - the pupils will be receiving pole dancing classes to help beat the blues that come with summer exam.Cambridge Union Society ... Read more...

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s DNA could pave way for medical cures


February 18th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 18 (ANI): Four Kalahari Desert bushmen and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, from the ethnic Bantu group of southern Africa, have helped discover the first indigenous DNA sequence.Dr Vanessa Hayes of the ... Read more...

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Obama presents Medal of Freedom to Bangladesh’s Muhammed Yunus


August 13th, 2009 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) President Barack Obama has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honour, to 16 people who have made a difference in the nation and ... Read more...

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Obama honors Tutu, Kennedy with freedom medal


August 13th, 2009 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (DPA) US President Barack Obama bestowed the highest US civilian honour to Archbishop Desmond Tutu and US Senator Edward Kennedy and 14 others at the White House Wednesday. "Let ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking to receive Medal of Freedom from Barack Obama


July 31st, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Stephen Hawking, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University, is among the 16 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.US President Barack Obama announced yesterday the complete ... Read more...

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S. Africa’s Bishop Tutu gets a gift from the Dalai Lama


April 19th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Pretoria (South Africa), Apr. 19 (ANI) - Archbishop Desmond Tutu received a spiritual leadership award - and a gift from Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama - at Freedom Park in Pretoria ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to lead ‘dream spiritual team’ at peace summit


April 1st, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 1 (IANS) The Dalai Lama, who is an honorary citizen of Canada, will lead Nobel Peace Prize laureates at a global peace summit in Vancouver in September. According to the ... Read more...

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Adam Gilchrist to deliver Cowdrey lecture


March 31st, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 31 (IANS) Former Australian Test player Adam Gilchrist will add another feather to his cap as he is set to become the youngest to give the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) ... Read more...

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South Africas decision to ban Dalai Lama outrages Nobel peace laureates


March 23rd, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has been barred from entering South Africa to take part in a peace conference linked to the 2010 football World Cup, ... Read more...

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South African bishop calls Mugabe ’21st century Hitler’


December 12th, 2008 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Dec 12 (DPA) Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is the "21st Century Hitler", an Anglican bishop in neighbouring South Africa said Thursday.In a statement calling for churches to pray for Mugabe's forced ... Read more...

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Archbishop of York says Mugabe should be toppled


December 7th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.7 (ANI): The Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, has said that Zimbabwe''s President Robert Mugabe should be removed from power and be made to face trial for his various ... Read more...

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Mother Teresa polled ”Most Loved Mandela-Like Figure”


July 20th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Mother Teresa has topped the list of the world''s 90 most inspirational icons in a poll commemorating Nelson Mandela''s 90th birthday on July 18. Telegraph readers have chosen ... Read more...

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South African Indian filmmaker’s special present for Mandela


July 18th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, July 18 (IANS) As million of tributes continue to pour in from all over the world for his 90th birthday Friday, there is another special treat in store for ... Read more...

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S.Africa’s Tutu urges military action against Mugabe


June 30th, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu ha said that the use of force to remove Zimbawean dictator Robert Mugabe would be justified, as that country was presently in ... Read more...

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Israel responsible for situation in Palestinian areas: Tutu


May 29th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin
DPA Gaza, May 29 (DPA) Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu said Thursday that Israel bears responsibility for the situation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. He slammed Israel's closure of the ... Read more...

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Loss of seat in UNHRC unfortunate, not a setback: Sri Lanka


May 22nd, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, May 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka Thursday termed the loss of its seat in the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in New York as "unfortunate" but insisted it was not ... Read more...

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Over 22 dead in anti-foreigner violence in South Africa(Lead)


May 20th, 2008 - 12:11 am ICT by admin
DPA Johannesburg, May 19 (DPA) The wave of deadly anti-immigrant violence in South Africa continued unabated Monday with police reporting several more deaths and dozens of homes torched, bringing the toll in eight ... Read more...

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Jolie top, Madonna worst celeb do-gooder of 2007


December 29th, 2007 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Angelina Jolie has topped a poll of the most respected celebrity do-gooders of 2007.The actress was voted the most respected celebrity humanitarian of the year for her work ... Read more...

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Clooney, Don Cheadle to be honoured by Nobel Prize laureates


November 27th, 2007 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
London , Nov 27(ANI): Hollywood actors George Clooney and Don Cheadle will be conferred with a prestigious honor by Nobel Peace Prize laureates for their efforts to bring peace to Africa's war-torn ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma meets Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu


November 20th, 2007 - 10:18 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anand Sharma met Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu here on Tuesday.Tutu is in India to speak at the 20th Jawaharlal Nehru ... Read more...

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