ORLANDO—Fourteen-time Olympic gold medalist and SeaWorld main attraction Michael Phelps returned to his seven-million-gallon water tank Wednesday to resume his normal schedule of performing in six shows a day for marine park crowds every day of the week.
Phelps, the 6’4″, 200-pound aquatic mammal, and the first ever SeaWorld swimmer to be […]
The Free Tibet Campaign insist that they do not wish to disrupt the relay, and will only stage fittingly peaceful protests. They are holding the Tibetan Freedom Torch Rally which is an alternative event for those declining to attend the Olympic torch relay.
Clashes along Olympic torch route
Thirty-five arrests have been […]
“We will give our lives but not our land!”
“This is a new beginning for the Tibetan struggle against Chinese occupation,” said Kalsang Phuntsok Godrukpa, president of the congress. Thousands of Tibetans rallied in the Indian capital yesterday in the first protest of an aggressive new campaign to highlight Chinese abuses in […]
June 15, 2007 12:44 Reposted from Time’s The China Blog Darfur, U.N. Troops and Beijing: Cause and Effect?
The China Daily reports that China has welcomed Sudan’s sudden decision to accept a U.N. peace keeping force for the troubled region of Darfur. While it remains […]