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G20 Summit: Donald Trump halts new tariffs on Chinese goods post talks with Xi Jinping, says ties with Beijing 'right back on track'
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G20 Summit: Donald Trump halts new tariffs on Chinese goods post talks with Xi Jinping, says ties with Beijing 'right back on track'

The apparent truce marks a pattern for talks between Trump and Xi, who have professed their friendship with each other and hit the pause button on protectionist measures after their conversations, only to see negotiations later break down

US ambassador urges China to hold talks with Dalai Lama, criticises Beijing's interference in Tibetan Buddhists’ religious freedom
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US ambassador urges China to hold talks with Dalai Lama, criticises Beijing's interference in Tibetan Buddhists’ religious freedom

China should hold talks with Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip to the Himalayan region where he criticised Beijing for interfering in religious freedom

Dalai Lama nears full recovery from chest infection; unclear when he will be discharged from Delhi hospital
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Dalai Lama nears full recovery from chest infection; unclear when he will be discharged from Delhi hospital

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has “more or less fully recovered” from a chest infection, his press secretary told Reuters on Thursday, but added it was not clear when he would be discharged from hospital.

Dalai Lama hospitalised in Delhi with chest infection, aide says 83-year-old's condition is stable
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Dalai Lama hospitalised in Delhi with chest infection, aide says 83-year-old's condition is stable

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama was admitted to a New Delhi hospital on Tuesday with chest infection, an aide said, adding that the 83-year-old Buddhist monk was stable.

China imparting 'patriotic education' to Tibetan monks and nuns infuriates region's religious leaders
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China imparting 'patriotic education' to Tibetan monks and nuns infuriates region's religious leaders

Buddhism has always been perceived by the Chinese as one of the most formidable hurdles en route exercising total control over Tibet.

Not seeking Tibet's independence, Chinese govt wrongly considers me a splittist, says Dalai Lama
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Not seeking Tibet's independence, Chinese govt wrongly considers me a splittist, says Dalai Lama

The Tibetan spiritual leader, in response to questions during a press conference in New Delhi, also said, the Tibetans were "open" to such a solution, while reiterating that he was not seeking Tibet's independence from China

Dalai Lama terms New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern a 'wonderful lady', lauds her response on Christchurch attacks
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Dalai Lama terms New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern a 'wonderful lady', lauds her response on Christchurch attacks

The Dalai Lama also said New Zealand serves as a living example for others as to how to respond with calmness and compassion in the wake of such incidents.

Beijing's white paper aimed at preventing revival of Tibet issue, keeping human rights violations by China under wraps
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Beijing's white paper aimed at preventing revival of Tibet issue, keeping human rights violations by China under wraps

Beijing's latest self-congratulatory document, Democratic Reform in Tibet — 60 Years On, is an attempt to arrest not just the revival of global interest on Tibet issue but also dismiss Dalai Lama's latest assertions that the next Buddha reincarnation may be found in India

China releases white paper on economic development of Tibet, says region's GDP grew by 191 times in 60 years
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China releases white paper on economic development of Tibet, says region's GDP grew by 191 times in 60 years

China says Tibet for centuries has been its territory well before People's Liberation Army (PLA) took control of it in 1950.

Presence of China, Pakistan-based mobile services detected in Dharamsala, Mcleodganj, poses threat to national security
India

Presence of China, Pakistan-based mobile services detected in Dharamsala, Mcleodganj, poses threat to national security

In the wake of heightened tensions with both China and Pakistan, the detection of strong radio and mobile signals from both the hostile neighbours in this Dharamsala suburb of Kangra district (Himachal Pradesh) poses serious questions.

China rejects Dalai Lama's claim that his successor can be from India, says next Tibetan leader must be approved by Beijing
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China rejects Dalai Lama's claim that his successor can be from India, says next Tibetan leader must be approved by Beijing

China Tuesday rejected the Dalai Lama's assertions that his successor could be from India and a nominee by Beijing would not be respected, saying the next spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism has to be approved by the Communist government.

Dalai Lama says Tibetans will themselves choose next leader after his death, will reject any individual imposed by China
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Dalai Lama says Tibetans will themselves choose next leader after his death, will reject any individual imposed by China

Pondering what might happen after his death, the Dalai Lama anticipated some attempt by Beijing to foist a successor on Tibetan Buddhists

The exiled daughters of Tibet seek equality
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The exiled daughters of Tibet seek equality

On March 17, 1959, the Tibetan leader Dalai Lama escaped from Lhasa to India. Sixty years later, the nuns-in-exile are fighting a battle of a different kind. Amid brazen gender disparity, they seek to find respect, and their place in the sun

Understanding the role of women in Tibetan society
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Understanding the role of women in Tibetan society

Tibetans, both men and women, pray not to be reborn as a woman but as a man in their next life.

60 years ago the Dalai Lama escaped China-ruled Tibet: Dressed as a Chinese soldier, he walked for two days to cross over to India
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60 years ago the Dalai Lama escaped China-ruled Tibet: Dressed as a Chinese soldier, he walked for two days to cross over to India

On 31 March the Dalai Lama walked across the border into the Indian state of Assam. "The Dalai Lama entered India on 31 March in the evening," Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru announced on 3 April

China bars foreign travellers from entering Tibet ahead of anniversaries of local uprisings against Beijing
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China bars foreign travellers from entering Tibet ahead of anniversaries of local uprisings against Beijing

China is barring foreign travelers from Tibet over a period of several weeks that includes a pair of sensitive political anniversaries questioning the legitimacy of Beijing's rule over the Himalayan region.

Photographer Thomas Laird on his 30-year commitment to saving Tibetan Buddhist murals
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Photographer Thomas Laird on his 30-year commitment to saving Tibetan Buddhist murals

Not all of the murals in Tibet can be seen or studied, and many of them are disappearing. Thomas Laird's photographs could be the last evidence that these murals ever existed

US will oppose Chinese effort to impose its own Dalai Lama, says it should be as per Tibet's religious traditions
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US will oppose Chinese effort to impose its own Dalai Lama, says it should be as per Tibet's religious traditions

The United States believes that the decision on picking the next Dalai Lama should be as per Tibet's religious traditions and that it is not a role of the state, a top Trump administration official told lawmakers.

Muslim nations must learn about religion from India, there is coordination among all faiths, says Dalai Lama
India

Muslim nations must learn about religion from India, there is coordination among all faiths, says Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama told reporters during a brief interaction in Uttar Pradesh's Farrukhabad that Muslim countries like Bangladesh, Pakistan and Syria should learn about religion from India so that there is peace in the world.