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Dalai Lama awarded citizenship of Milan

China has opposed another award given to the Dalai Lama, this time after the city of Milan awarded him citizenship.

China has opposed another award given to the Dalai Lama, this time after the city of Milan awarded him citizenship.

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Tibetan autonomy reaches 50, wishes unresolved

Beijing is celebrating 50 years since it made Tibet an autonomous region. This follows a couple of months after long-exiled Tibetan spiritual leader

Beijing is celebrating 50 years since it made Tibet an autonomous region. This follows a couple of months after long-exiled Tibetan spiritual leader

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Obama meets with Dalai Lama despite warnings from China

US President Obama and the Dalai Lama have held a private meeting at the White House in Washington. It’s the third time the two men have met. The

US President Obama and the Dalai Lama have held a private meeting at the White House in Washington. It’s the third time the two men have met. The

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'A giant of history' - European leaders reflect on Mandela

Global leaders have been paying tribute to former South African president Nelson Mandela, following his death on December 5. Speaking at a

Global leaders have been paying tribute to former South African president Nelson Mandela, following his death on December 5. Speaking at a

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Dali Lama: Birthday celebrations

Buddhists have been offering up prayers for the Dali Lama’s seventy eighth birthday. Born in nineteen thirty five he is recognised as the

Buddhists have been offering up prayers for the Dali Lama’s seventy eighth birthday. Born in nineteen thirty five he is recognised as the

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Tibetan protest in India

Hundreds of Tibetan exiles marched through parts of New Delhi to mark the anniversaries of the unsuccessful 1959 revolt and anti-Beijing riots which

Hundreds of Tibetan exiles marched through parts of New Delhi to mark the anniversaries of the unsuccessful 1959 revolt and anti-Beijing riots which

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Back in the Day: child becomes Dalai Lama

*February 22, 1940* Five-year-old Lhamo Dondrub is enthroned as the 14th Dalai Lama, adopting his religious name, Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang

*February 22, 1940* Five-year-old Lhamo Dondrub is enthroned as the 14th Dalai Lama, adopting his religious name, Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang

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Dalai Lama attends first ever Global Buddhist Congregation

The Dalai Lama, Tibet’s spiritual leader, led a multi-faith prayer session at the Gandhi memorial and planted saplings at New Delhi’s Nehru Park on

The Dalai Lama, Tibet’s spiritual leader, led a multi-faith prayer session at the Gandhi memorial and planted saplings at New Delhi’s Nehru Park on

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Prayers for Buddhists who set themselves on fire

A prayer vigil and fast have been held in Taiwan’s capital Taipei in support of 10 members of the Buddhist clergy who set fire to themselves over the

A prayer vigil and fast have been held in Taiwan’s capital Taipei in support of 10 members of the Buddhist clergy who set fire to themselves over the

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Protests continue over Dalai Lama snub

South Africa’s decision to deny a visa to the Dalai Lama is continuing to spark protests. It follows a vehement attack by Desmond Tutu on the ruling

South Africa’s decision to deny a visa to the Dalai Lama is continuing to spark protests. It follows a vehement attack by Desmond Tutu on the ruling

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Dalai Lama drops SA trip over visa delay

Tibet’s spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has had to cancel a trip to South Africa because his visa didn’t arrive in time. He had hoped to go to

Tibet’s spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has had to cancel a trip to South Africa because his visa didn’t arrive in time. He had hoped to go to

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Dalai Lama's political heir sworn in

Tibetans living in exile have a new political leader. Harvard-educated lawyer Lobsang Sangay was sworn in as Tibet’s prime minister-in-exile in a

Tibetans living in exile have a new political leader. Harvard-educated lawyer Lobsang Sangay was sworn in as Tibet’s prime minister-in-exile in a

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China angry over Obama's Dalai Lama talks

China on Sunday criticised President Barack Obama over his decision to meet with the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader. Beijing issued a

China on Sunday criticised President Barack Obama over his decision to meet with the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader. Beijing issued a

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Dalai Lama in Washington visit

Republican and Democrat leaders in the US have met with Tibetan spiritual leader The Dalai Lama at the Capitol. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi

Republican and Democrat leaders in the US have met with Tibetan spiritual leader The Dalai Lama at the Capitol. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi

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Nepal bans Dalai Lama birthday celebrations

Nepali authorities have banned exiled Tibetans from celebrating the birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, as they fear the gatherings

Nepali authorities have banned exiled Tibetans from celebrating the birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, as they fear the gatherings

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Riot police stop exiles from celebrating Dalai Lama's birthday

Nepalese authorities prevented exiled Tibetans from celebrating their spiritual leader Dalai Lama’s birthday, over concerns that gatherings will stir

Nepalese authorities prevented exiled Tibetans from celebrating their spiritual leader Dalai Lama’s birthday, over concerns that gatherings will stir

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Dalai Lama to hand over his political duties

The Dalai Lama has announced that he is to step down as Tibet’s political leader and delegate his responsibilities to an elected member of the

The Dalai Lama has announced that he is to step down as Tibet’s political leader and delegate his responsibilities to an elected member of the

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China vents anger over Obama-Dalai Lama talks

It was a low-key affair. There is only one photograph. But Barack Obama’s decision to host the Dalai Lama has infuriated Beijing, raising fresh

It was a low-key affair. There is only one photograph. But Barack Obama’s decision to host the Dalai Lama has infuriated Beijing, raising fresh

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China slams Obama meeting with Dalai Lama

China has heavily criticised US President Barack Obama’s meeting with the Dalai Lama.   Beijing has summoned the US ambassador for an explanation

China has heavily criticised US President Barack Obama’s meeting with the Dalai Lama.   Beijing has summoned the US ambassador for an explanation

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Obama welcomes Dalai Lama to White House

The Dalai Lama has met with Barack Obama at the White House, where the US president expressed his support for preserving Tibet’s identity and

The Dalai Lama has met with Barack Obama at the White House, where the US president expressed his support for preserving Tibet’s identity and

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Dalai Lama's Washington visit angers China

The Dalai Lama is holding talks with US President Barack Obama in Washington – a meeting that has angered Beijing. China – already seething over

The Dalai Lama is holding talks with US President Barack Obama in Washington – a meeting that has angered Beijing. China – already seething over

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Obama risks Chinese anger over Dalai Lama visit

The Dalai Lama is in Washington for a meeting today with US President Barack Obama. In Tibetan eyes it is a long overdue get-together after Obama’s

The Dalai Lama is in Washington for a meeting today with US President Barack Obama. In Tibetan eyes it is a long overdue get-together after Obama’s

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Dalai Lama on controversial visit near Tibet

Thousands of Buddhist monks and supporters have welcomed the Dalai Lama to a remote Indian region, in what is being seen as an act of provocation by

Thousands of Buddhist monks and supporters have welcomed the Dalai Lama to a remote Indian region, in what is being seen as an act of provocation by