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Everest for the armchair explorer in 360°

Mount Everest's Southern climbing route up to the "Roof of the World" has been documented in project 360° videography and photography.

Mount Everest's Southern climbing route up to the "Roof of the World" has been documented in project 360° videography and photography.

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Explainer: Tibet's struggle against Chinese rule

It’s 57 years since hundreds of Tibetans rose against the Chinese occupation of Tibet and their fight lives on today. On Thursday (10 March 2016)

It’s 57 years since hundreds of Tibetans rose against the Chinese occupation of Tibet and their fight lives on today. On Thursday (10 March 2016)

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Tibetan protesters clash with police in India

Protesters shouting anti-China slogans were detained during a demonstration in New Delhi on Thursday. The protest was held to mark the 57th

Protesters shouting anti-China slogans were detained during a demonstration in New Delhi on Thursday. The protest was held to mark the 57th

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WMO warns 2015 the hottest year on record

This year will be the hottest on record and next year could be even hotter, according to a new report. The World Meteorological Organisation says a

This year will be the hottest on record and next year could be even hotter, according to a new report. The World Meteorological Organisation says a

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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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Belgian boy gets green light to become Tibetan monk

A 15-year-old Belgian boy is on his way to Tibet to train as a Buddhist monk. The Belgian teenager was given the green light after an appeal

A 15-year-old Belgian boy is on his way to Tibet to train as a Buddhist monk. The Belgian teenager was given the green light after an appeal

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Tibet: 21 bodies recovered from landslide

At least 21 bodies have been recovered from a landslide in Tibet, according to state media. 83 miners, most of them Chinese migrants, were buried

At least 21 bodies have been recovered from a landslide in Tibet, according to state media. 83 miners, most of them Chinese migrants, were buried

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Tibet: major landslide rescue effort for buried miners

A major operation to save 83 miners buried by a landslide in Tibet has continued through a second day, but hope is fading that any survivors will

A major operation to save 83 miners buried by a landslide in Tibet has continued through a second day, but hope is fading that any survivors will

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India: exiled Tibetans pray for self-immolated

In the city of New Delhi, Tibetan exiles pray for those who self-immolated in their independence campaign. About 100 Tibetan have set themselves on

In the city of New Delhi, Tibetan exiles pray for those who self-immolated in their independence campaign. About 100 Tibetan have set themselves on

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Exiled Tibetans protest in solidarity with self-burnings

Hundreds of exiled Tibetan students march on the streets of northern hill town of Dharamsala in India, expressing solidarity with those in Tibet who

Hundreds of exiled Tibetan students march on the streets of northern hill town of Dharamsala in India, expressing solidarity with those in Tibet who

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Dalai Lama hopeful about Tibetan future

As Tibetan exiles held their second General Meeting in Dharmsala, India, the Dalai Lama has expressed hopes the naming of a new regime in Beijing

As Tibetan exiles held their second General Meeting in Dharmsala, India, the Dalai Lama has expressed hopes the naming of a new regime in Beijing

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Tibetan singer marches for his homeland

Tibetan singer Loten Namling arrived at the UN headquarters in Geneva at the end of a long march to draw attention to the plight of his homeland

Tibetan singer Loten Namling arrived at the UN headquarters in Geneva at the end of a long march to draw attention to the plight of his homeland

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China closes Tibet to foreign visitors

The Chinese government has closed Tibet to foreign visitors, tourist agencies operating there say. The news comes ten days after two Tibetans set

The Chinese government has closed Tibet to foreign visitors, tourist agencies operating there say. The news comes ten days after two Tibetans set

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Tibetan protesters clash with Indian police

Dozens of Tibetan protesters have clashed with Indian police following the arrival in New Dehli of China’s President Hu Jintao. A Tibetan exile who

Dozens of Tibetan protesters have clashed with Indian police following the arrival in New Dehli of China’s President Hu Jintao. A Tibetan exile who

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Tibetan exile dies after setting himself ablaze

A Tibetan exile has died, two days after setting himself on fire in New Delhi to protest against Chinese rule in the Himalayan region. 27-year-old

A Tibetan exile has died, two days after setting himself on fire in New Delhi to protest against Chinese rule in the Himalayan region. 27-year-old

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Tibetan sets himself on fire over Hu's visit to India

A Tibetan man has set himself on fire in New Delhi in protest against a visit by China’s President Hu Jintao later this week. The man was quickly

A Tibetan man has set himself on fire in New Delhi in protest against a visit by China’s President Hu Jintao later this week. The man was quickly

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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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Tibetan monks exorcise evil for New Year

Tibetan monks staged the ‘ghost exorcising’ religious ritual in Beijing, China on Tuesday (February 21), on the even of the Tibetan New Year.

Tibetan monks staged the ‘ghost exorcising’ religious ritual in Beijing, China on Tuesday (February 21), on the even of the Tibetan New Year.

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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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India: fake violence for real rights

Protesters from the Tibetan Peoples’ Solidarity Movement in Delhi enacted a play to portray the clashes between Tibetans and Chinese soldiers.

Protesters from the Tibetan Peoples’ Solidarity Movement in Delhi enacted a play to portray the clashes between Tibetans and Chinese soldiers.

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India: pro-Tibetan protest

Hundreds of Tibetans marched in India’s capital on Wednesday to protest Chinese rule over their homeland.

Hundreds of Tibetans marched in India’s capital on Wednesday to protest Chinese rule over their homeland.

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Tibetan sets himself on fire in New Delhi

A Tibetan activist has suffered burns to his legs after setting himself on fire outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi. There has been a string of

A Tibetan activist has suffered burns to his legs after setting himself on fire outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi. There has been a string of

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Protest in the air in Cannes

For the occasion of the G20, a pro-Tibetan protester climbed a building in Cannes to draw leaders’ attention to his cause.

For the occasion of the G20, a pro-Tibetan protester climbed a building in Cannes to draw leaders’ attention to his cause.

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Nepal cracks down on Tibetan rights protest

More than 100 Tibetan exiles have been detained after a protest in Nepal against Chinese rule. Riot police broke up the demonstration, which took

More than 100 Tibetan exiles have been detained after a protest in Nepal against Chinese rule. Riot police broke up the demonstration, which took

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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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Activists try to enter China's embassy in Delhi

Dozens of Tibetan protesters gathered in front of the Chinese embassy in New Delhi on Sunday but were prevented from entering the high-security

Dozens of Tibetan protesters gathered in front of the Chinese embassy in New Delhi on Sunday but were prevented from entering the high-security