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Sri Lanka Road Trip Finds North And South Still Divided After Civil War

Fluttering with tour buses and strewn with ATMs, the A9 highway is conduit that connects a unified if uneasy Sri Lanka after three decades of civil war.

March 30, 2015

In A First For The Senate, The Dalai Lama Gives The Opening Prayer

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, delivered the opening invocation in the U.S. Senate on Thursday, praying “to Buddha and all” and suggesting that purity of thought will guide humanity’s actions. In his saffron robe, the Dalai Lama climbed the few steps to the Senate […]

March 6, 2014