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Dalai Lama again refused South Africa visa—report

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, center. AP FILE PHOTO

The Dalai Lama’s South Africa representative says that he has again been refused entry into the country to attend the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Nepal to allow cremation of Tibetan Buddhist monk

A Tibetan monk gets out from a tent to the backstage during celebrations to mark the birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in Katmandu, Nepal, Sunday, July 6, 2014. AP

Nepal’s government says it will allow the body of a revered Tibetan Buddhist monk to be brought into the country and cremated.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Monk sets himself on fire in northwest China

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China’s official news agency said a monk has set himself on fire in an ethnic Tibetan area of northwest China.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Nepal steps up security to stop Tibetan protests

An exiled Tibetan is detained by a Nepalese policeman during a protest outside the Chinese embassy visa office in Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, March 10, 2014. AP

Police broke up a small Tibetan protest in Nepal’s capital and detained the protesters on Monday’s anniversary of a failed 1959 uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pollution shrouds Tibetan capital, grounding flights


China’s pollution reached new heights on Friday, as the Tibetan capital of Lhasa was shrouded in a cloud of dust that halted flights and rendered one of its most-recognizable landmarks nearly invisible.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »