Liu Xia’s Escape from China Hints at a China Germany Deal

Liu Xia, widow of Chinese activist and 2010 Nobel Award winner Liu Xiabao has left China a year after her husband’s death. She has been under house arrest to varying degree since 2010. This development came along with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to Germany. Liu Xia, a poet for whom Xiabao expressed his profound love many times during his ordeal in jail, left China for Helsinki on Tuesday. 

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Richard Gere Discussed Tibet With German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Richard Gere discussed Tibet issue with the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel while he was in Berlin for the premier of his latest movie at the Berlinale. The US Actor and the German Chancellor met in the Chancellery on Thursday morning. The talk between Gere and Merkel was officially “about the current situation in Tibet.

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