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Dalai Lama says Will Visit Trump

ULAANBAATAR, Nov 23  – Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Wednesday that he would visit U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, a meeting that would infuriate Beijing which views the Nobel Peace Prize-winning monk as a dangerous separatist. Speaking during a visit to Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar and asked about the U.S. election, the Dalai

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Obama to Meet the Dalai Lama at White House

By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, June 15 – U.S. President Barack Obama will meet the Dalai Lama at the White House on Wednesday, a move certain to anger China which considers the exiled Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader a dangerous separatist. Obama and the Dalai Lama will meet privately at 10:15 a.m. (1415 GMT), a White House

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China Official Says Dalai Lama “Making a Fool” of Buddhism

BEIJING, March 28 – Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is “making a fool” of Tibetan Buddhism with suggestions he may not reincarnate, or reincarnate as something inappropriate, and the faithful are not buying it, a Chinese official wrote on Monday. China says the Dalai Lama, who fled into exile in India after a

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Exiled Tibetans To Elect Leader to Sustain Struggle Against China

DHARAMSALA, India, March 20 – Exiled Tibetans across India and overseas started voting on Sunday to elect a political leader for the next five years, in a bid to help sustain their struggle to secure complete autonomy for Chinese-ruled Tibet. Men and women in colorful dresses formed long queues outside temporary polling booths in a

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Big Audience for Panel With Dalai Lama Despite Beijing Protest

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, March 12 – The Dalai Lama took part in a panel of Nobel Peace Prize laureates in Geneva on Friday, addressing a full auditorium about Chinese repression in his native Tibet despite Beijing having urged people to shun the event. China wrote this week to diplomats and U.N. officials calling on them not to

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China Urges Diplomats and U.N. to Boycott Dalai Lama in Geneva

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, March 10 – China has written to diplomats and U.N. officials urging them not to attend a Geneva event on Friday where the Dalai Lama will speak, reasserting that it opposes his appearance at all venues due to his “separatist activities”. Reuters reported in October that China is waging a campaign

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