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  • DALLAS, Dec 9- KFC is expected to open its first restaurant in Tibet next year, as parent Yum Brands Inc looks to expand in the Chinese market and shake off a series of food scares and marketing blunders that have severely dented its sales in the country. The move comes as the owner of the KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell brands prepares to spin off its business in China.

  • Tibet to get first KFC next year Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 5:16 PM ET

    DALLAS, Dec 9- KFC is expected to open its first restaurant in Tibet next year, as parent Yum Brands Inc looks to expand in the Chinese market and shake off a series of food scares and marketing blunders that have severely dented its sales in the country. The move comes as the owner of the KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell brands prepares to spin off its business in China.

  • Fast forward two years and Osborne's revelation and his dogged pursuit of better ties have hit the mark, helping to attract billions of pounds in potential investment to Britain in what China calls a "golden time" in relations. A visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to London next week will be in much the same spirit, with officials keen to embrace a much...

  • Britain and China to hail 'golden' ties during Xi visit Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 11:55 AM ET

    Fast forward two years and Osborne's revelation and his dogged pursuit of better ties have hit the mark, helping to attract billions of pounds in potential investment to Britain in what China calls a "golden time" in relations. A visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to London next week will be in much the same spirit, with officials keen to embrace a much...

  • SEATTLE, Sept 22- About 100 people protesting against human rights abuses in China greeted President Xi Jinping in Seattle on Tuesday, in what is likely to be the first of a series of demonstrations against China's leader during his week-long U.S. visit. In downtown Seattle, a crowd supporting Falun Gong, a religious group that says it is repressed in China, waved...

  • SEATTLE, Sept 22- Dozens of people protesting human rights abuses in China greeted President Xi Jinping in Seattle on Tuesday, forming the first in what is likely to be a series of demonstrations against China's leader in his week-long visit to the United States. In downtown Seattle, a crowd supporting Falun Gong, a religious group that says it is repressed in...

  • REUTERS WORLD NEWS OUTLOOK Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    BERLIN- German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny. TOKYO- Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg visits Japan and meets with Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda. **BAMAKO/ DAKAR- German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle visits Mali and Senegal.

  • Chinese police offer cash for tips on immolators Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 9:19 AM ET

    BEIJING-- Police in a heavily Tibetan region of far west China are offering tipsters a reward of $7,700 for information about planned self-immolations in a bid to stem a tide of fiery protests against Chinese rule.

  • Dalai Lama Plans to Quit as Tibet Political Leader Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | 5:22 AM ET
    MIAMI - OCTOBER 26: Dalai Lama, Tenzen Gyatso speaks on The Quest for Happiness in Challenging Times at Bank United Center on October 26, 2010 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)

    The Dalai Lama said on Thursday he would step down as Tibet's political leader, a move seen as transforming the government-in-exile into a more assertive and democratic body in the face of Chinese pressure.