Desmond Tutu

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Apr 04, 2017, 10:18 AM IST

South Africa: Archbishop Desmond Tutu marks 84th birthday

South Africa's Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu marked his 84th birthday on Wednesday with one of his first public appearances since being hospitalized for a persistent infection.

Oct 08, 2015, 02:16 AM IST

South Africa`s Tutu discharged from hospital

South African archbishop Desmond Tutu was Tuesday discharged from hospital after spending a week receiving treatment for "a persistent infection", his office said.

Aug 04, 2015, 16:13 PM IST

South Africa`s Tutu hospitalised with `persistent` infection

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu has been hospitalised with an undisclosed but "persistent" infection, his foundation said Tuesday.

Jul 15, 2015, 02:42 AM IST

Desmond Tutu bemoans Bashir entry into South Africa

Archbishop Desmond Tutu said Tuesday that some of the most powerful nations` refusal to comply with the International Criminal Court had created an environment for South Africa to allow Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir into, and out of, the country. 

Jun 16, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

Tutu urges pope to rethink decision not to meet Dalai Lama

South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Monday appealed to the Pope to reconsider his decision not to meet the Dalai Lama during his visit to Rome.

Dec 15, 2014, 23:47 PM IST

South Africa refuses Dalai Lama visa for Nobel summit: Spokeswoman

South Africa has refused to grant a visa for the Dalai Lama to attend the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Cape Town next month, his representative said on Thursday.

Sep 04, 2014, 14:53 PM IST

Springboks need more black players: Desmond Tutu

South Africa`s Springbok rugby team should include more black players, Nobel peace prize laureate and leading anti-apartheid campaigner Desmond Tutu said Friday.

Aug 22, 2014, 17:02 PM IST

Nobel laureate Tutu likens Mid-East crisis to apartheid

Two South African winners of the Nobel Peace Prize today urged Israel and the Palestinians to negotiate peace, with former archbishop Desmond Tutu comparing the regional crisis to apartheid.

Jul 19, 2014, 03:41 AM IST

Glad that Mandela not alive to see today`s South Africa : Desmond Tutu

Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu said in an interview published Sunday that he was glad Nelson Mandela was not alive to witness the current state of South Africa.

Apr 27, 2014, 19:08 PM IST

Tutu urges US to shelve `carbon bomb` Keystone

South Africa`s peace icon Desmond Tutu today urged the United States to reject Canada`s Keystone XL pipeline, saying the "carbon bomb" would upend the US role fighting climate change.

Mar 08, 2014, 00:14 AM IST

Nelson Mandela laid to rest at state funeral

A 21-gun salute and full honour guard escorted the coffin of Nelson Mandela as his state funeral got underway Sunday in the rolling hills of his rural boyhood home.

Dec 15, 2013, 10:49 AM IST

Nelson Mandela `returns home` to final resting place

Nelson Mandela`s remains were returned to his beloved rural childhood village on the eve of a traditional burial on Sunday, the final leg of his exceptional 95-year journey.

Dec 15, 2013, 03:32 AM IST

Archbishop Desmond Tutu to attend Nelson Mandela burial

Nelson Mandela`s close friend retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu would attend anti-apartheid icon`s funeral, after earlier saying he had cancelled his trip because he was not invited to his old friend`s burial.

Dec 15, 2013, 02:23 AM IST

Tutu home burgled during visit to Mandela memorial

Burglars broke into the Cape Town home of South African peace icon Desmond Tutu when he was away speaking at Nelson Mandela`s memorial, an aide said on Wednesday.

Dec 11, 2013, 20:23 PM IST

Twitter blocks Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu

Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu had his Twitter account suspended on Thursday for "aggressively following" other users, just hours after it was launched.

Aug 08, 2013, 19:10 PM IST

Archbishop Desmond likens Mandela`s family feud to `spitting on his face`

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu has urged ailing Nelson Mandela`s family members to end their squabble over the reburial of three of his children.

Jul 06, 2013, 12:30 PM IST

Critically ill Nelson Mandela still a symbol of unity: Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu on Sunday hailed Nelson Mandela as an "incredible, incredible person" who was still uniting South Africans from the hospital bed where he is battling for his life.

Jun 30, 2013, 23:43 PM IST

Dalai Lama vows to preserve Mandela`s ideals, teachings

Tibet`s exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said he was "one of the greatest admirers" of fellow Nobel laureate Nelson Mandela.

Jun 12, 2013, 18:07 PM IST