Olympic Torch Arrives in Beijing - March 31, 2008
Olympic boycott skirts human Rights debate in Europe - March 28, 2008
President Hu Jintao of China waved the Olympic torch at a ceremony in Tiananmen Square on Monday, smiling broadly as balloons, streamers and confetti rose into a mostly blue sky.
Then came the uncert... Read more
Protests may greet Olympic torch lighting - March 24, 2008
European Union foreign ministers began talks on Friday, March 28, on whether the bloc would respond to China's crackdown on pro-independence protesters in Tibet with a boycott of the 2008 Summer Olymp... Read more
Backup Olympic torch to be lit - March 23, 2008
China's Olympic officials braced Monday for a protest by Tibetan activists in Greece, a day after accusing the Dalai Lama of stoking Tibetan unrest to sabotage the Beijing Olympics.
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EU opposes Olympic boycott - March 17, 2008
In a final rehearsal at noon Sunday, a Greek actress in the white gown and sandals of a pagan high priestess will use the sun's rays to kindle the torch for the 2008 Olympics, among the ruins of the a... Read more
European Union sports ministers and Olympic committees opposed a boycott of the Beijing Games over the handling of the Tibet protests.
The ministers, holding talks Monday, said sports should not be l... Read more