- Desmond Tutu says he will attend Mandela funeral Updated: Dec-14-13 5:34 pm
- Precious Buddhist relics stolen in Cambodia Updated: Dec-13-13 8:16 am
- Treasures: Art from Bali is wonderful to contemplate Updated: Dec-09-13 1:55 pm
- Dalai Lama to miss Mandela memorial in SAfrica Updated: Dec-09-13 6:02 am
- Few heirs apparent to Mandela's symbol of freedom Updated: Dec-07-13 11:35 am
- Researchers say they found oldest Buddhist shrine Updated: Nov-26-13 10:50 am
- Myanmar gov't: UN can't force Rohingya citizenship Updated: Nov-21-13 8:44 am
- UN to Myanmar: Make Rohingya Muslims citizens Updated: Nov-20-13 12:28 am
JOHANNESBURG - Retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu changed course Saturday night and announced plans to attend the funeral of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela after all.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Cambodian officials said Friday a golden urn containing what are considered to be remnants of Buddha's body has been stolen from its shrine near the capital.
Dear Helaine and Joe: - When I was 12 or 13 years old I walked into a store that sold "different" items. I saw a head figure made of wood and bought it. It is now 40 years later and I would like to find out something about this figure. Any information would be appreciated.
NEW DELHI - The Dalai Lama will not attend memorial services for fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela in South Africa, where the Buddhist spiritual leader has twice been unable to obtain a visa, a spokesman said Monday.
The passing of Nelson Mandela leaves a waning number of global figures representing freedom and resilience against oppression - and a changing world that makes it harder for anyone to approach Mandela's iconic power.
KATMANDU, Nepal - Archaeologists in Nepal say they have discovered traces of a wooden structure dating from the sixth century B.C. that they believe is the world's oldest Buddhist shrine.
YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar will not allow itself to be pressured by a U.N. resolution calling on it to grant citizenship to members of the Muslim ethnic minority that identify themselves as Rohingya, an official said Thursday.
UNITED NATIONS - The General Assembly's human rights committee passed a resolution urging Myanmar to give the stateless Rohingya minority equal access to citizenship and to crack down on Buddhist violence against them and other Muslims in the southeast Asian nation.