Dalai Lama back in Dharamshala, says fully recovered now Saturday, April 27th, 2019

DHAMRMASALA, INDIA: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, who was admitted to a private hospital in New Delhi for treatment after being diagnosed with the chest infection, returned to Dharamshala on Friday. "Fully recovered. No problem. The illness was a little serious, but now I have fully..

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Dalai Lama discharged from hospital Friday, April 12th, 2019

New Delhi (AFP): The Dalai Lama was discharged from a New Delhi hospital on Friday, his personal spokesman said, three days after being admitted with what an aide called a "light cough". "He was discharged from the hospital at 8 o'clock in the morning," Tenzin Taklha told AFP. "He is doing very..

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Tibetan Man in Ngaba Stages Self-Immolation Protest Monday, December 10th, 2018

A young Tibetan man set himself on fire in Ngaba (in Chinese, Aba) county, a Tibetan region in the western Chinese province of Sichuan, on Dec. 8 in a protest aganst Chinese rule in Tibet, sources in the region said on Sunday. “A Tibetan youth self immolated on December 8 in the afternoon in..

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Tibetans Detained in Kardze Over Dalai Lama Photos Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Authorities in western China’s Sichuan province have detained two Tibetan businessmen found in possession of photos of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, amid a campaign begun earlier this year to combat "criminal gangs and bad elements” in the region, according to a Tibetan..

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Tibetan activist detained in Nepal for posing with Tibetan flag Thursday, March 29th, 2018

By Tenzin Dharpo, DHARAMSHALA, (PHAYUL): A Tibetan man was reportedly detained for 10 days and threatened to be deported back to Tibet by Nepalese police for a photo he posted on Facebook in which he posed with Tibetan national flag near the Boudha stupa in Kathmandu earlier this month. A Tibetan..

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Tibetan Man Detained After Villagers Protest Chinese Mine Plans Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Chinese authorities in Tibet’s Driru county are moving ahead with plans to mine resources from a mountain sacred to local Tibetans after forcing area residents to agree to the project and taking one man into custody for refusing to approve, a local source says. The mountain, called Sertra..

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Tibetan Dies in Self-immolation in Sichuan’s Ngaba County Thursday, March 8th, 2018

A Tibetan man self-immolated on Wednesday in Sichuan’s Ngaba county in an apparent protest against Chinese rule and policies in the far-western region of China, a Tibetan source living abroad said. Tsekho Tukchak, set himself ablaze in Ngaba’s Meruma township at about 5 p.m. local time and..

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Report: Indian officials told to avoid Tibetan exile events Monday, March 5th, 2018

NEW DELHI (AP): India has told top officials to avoid events held by Tibet's exile government to celebrate the Dalai Lama's life in India, fearful of hurting relations with China, a newspaper reported Friday. Cabinet Secretary P.K. Sinha, India's top government bureaucrat, sent a directive to..

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The Global Consequences of a Sino-American Cold War Monday, May 20th, 2019

A few years ago, as part of a Western delegation to China, I met President Xi Jinping in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People. When addressing us, Xi argued that..