Nomads

Mongols, Global Conquest and the Champions League

Peter Frankopan | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Sport
Peter Frankopan

The other night, the light-bulb came on when I watched Real Madrid and then Barcelona being dismantled by German teams on successive evenings. The excitement was partly about the football itself, but mainly at the way two powerhouses of European football were swept away with barely a whimper. It was the same with the Mongols. The great empires of China and Persia went up in a puff of smoke, demolished without throwing a punch in self-defence.

HH The Dalai Lama in UK as Self-Immolations Amongst Tibetan Nomads Rise

Joanna Eede | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK
Joanna Eede

Tibet's spiritual leader, HH The Dalai Lama is in Scotland today amid growing concern over the rise of self-immolation amongst Tibetan nomads.