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Dalai Lama Gets To Decide Whether He'll Be Reborn Or Not, Buddhist Leader Says

Reuters | Megha Rajagopalan & Ben Blanchard | Posted 06.16.2015 | Religion

It is up to the Dalai Lama to decide whether he will be reborn, Tibetan Buddhism's third highest religious leader said, after Chinese officials re...

Obama Meeting With Dalai Lama Rankles China

AP | By JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama granted an audience to Tibet's Dalai Lama on Friday over the strong objections from China that the U.S. was...

China Steps Up Attacks On Dalai Lama

Reuters | Ben Blanchard | Posted 09.08.2013 | Religion

BEIJING, July 9 (Reuters) - China's top official in charge of religious groups and ethnic minorities vowed on Tuesday to step up the fight against e...

China Blasts Dalai Lama, Another Tibetan Self-Immolates

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 01.12.2013 | World

BEIJING — China accused the Dalai Lama of allying with Japanese right-wingers in an island dispute as a way of attacking China and blamed him fo...

How One Disappearance Case May Prove China's Commitment to Rule of Law Post-Transition

Steven W. Barnes | Posted 10.16.2012 | World
Steven W. Barnes

For all of the attention paid to the Bo Xilai scandal and circumstances involving government critics Ai Weiwei and Chen Guangcheng, one largely unnoticed case may serve as a barometer for China's future in this area.

HH Dalai Lama To Celebrate 77th Birthday

Posted 07.06.2012 | Religion

Festivities for the Dalai Lama's 77th birthday on July 6th have begun. The exiled Tibetan government in Dharamsala, India has organized two rounds ...

What The Dalai Lama Should Do Now

Stephan Talty | Posted 05.31.2012 | Religion
Stephan Talty

The Dalai Lama is fast running out of time. The leader of Tibet has repeatedly said that he will return to Lhasa again to walk the streets he knew as a boy. But every year that passes, there is less and less chance that it will.

Chinese Website Accuses Dalai Lama of 'Nazi' Policies

AP | SCOTT McDONALD | Posted 05.24.2012 | Religion

BEIJING — A state-run Chinese website has launched a bitter attack on the Dalai Lama, accusing the exiled Buddhist leader of "Nazi" racial polic...

Dalai Lama: China's 'Ruthless Policy' Caused Monks To Set Themselves On Fire

AP | Posted 12.29.2011 | World

TOKYO -- Tibet's exiled Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama, pointed to what he called China's "ruthless policy" as prompting the recent deaths of Tibetan...

Dalai Lama Does Not Expect To Get A Visa, Cancels South Africa Trip

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 12.04.2011 | World

JOHANNESBURG — Retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu, an anti-apartheid hero often described as South Africa's conscience, slammed the ANC-led governm...

China Calls On Obama To Cancel Dalai Lama Meeting

AP | Posted 09.14.2011 | World

BEIJING — China has called on the U.S. to withdraw an invitation for the Dalai Lama to meet with President Barack Obama at the White House, sayi...

Jaweed Kaleem

Dalai Lama Hosts Massive Peace Festival In Washington, D.C. | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.05.2011 | Religion

As the Dalai Lama celebrated his 76th birthday Wednesday, he didn't do it from his home in the Himalayan hills. Instead, there was an elaborate parade...

Dalai Lama To Give Up Ceremonial Duties

AP | ASHOK SHARMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — The Dalai Lama wants to give up his lesser known role as the ceremonial leader of the Tibetan government-in-exile, an aide said Tues...

Dalai Lama Tweets To Chinese Citizens About Tibet

AP | CARA ANNA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

BEIJING — The Dalai Lama tried to hold a rare direct conversation with people inside China on Friday, answering questions live on Twitter about ...

Dalai Lama: China Aims To Annihilate Buddhism

AP | ASHWINI BHATIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DHARMSALA, India — The Dalai Lama lashed out at China on Wednesday, accusing it of trying to "annihilate Buddhism" in Tibet and rebuffing all hi...

Obama and the Dalai Lama: Image vs. Reality

Rebecca Novick | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rebecca Novick

After snubbing him during his Washington DC visit last October, President Obama finally met with the Dalai Lama on February 18th this year.

Dalai Lama Pleased With Obama Talks

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama welcomed the Dalai Lama for closely-watched White House talks Thursday, risking fallout in China over t...

Whole Child International Hosting The Dalai Lama For Children's Issues

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

After Karen Gordon's divorce in 2003, she used the $1 million settlement to start her own nonprofit organization, Whole Child International. While rai...

Dalai Lama-Obama Meeting Will Be Closely Watched By China

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN and FOSTER KLUG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama personally welcomed the Dalai Lama to the White House on Thursday and lauded his goals for the Tibetan peopl...

China Urges US To Cancel Meeting With Dalai Lama

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — China urged the United States on Friday to immediately cancel plans for President Barack Obama to meet with the Dalai Lama next week, ...

China: Obama-Dalai Lama Meeting Would Harm Bilateral Relations

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — Any meeting between President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama would harm bilateral relations, China warned Tuesday while repeating Bei...

China Refuses To Discuss Tibet Independence

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — China warned President Barack Obama on Tuesday not to meet the Dalai Lama, saying any such meeting would harm bilateral relations. An...

Dalai Lama: Obama Not Soft On China

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — The Dalai Lama defended President Barack Obama from criticism that he has been too soft on China, saying Sunday that the U.S. leader...

Dalai Lama India Visit Angers China (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Dalai Lama has visited a quiet frontier town in northeast India called Tawang, despite Chinese opposition. BBC explains how the region is hotly-c...

A Missed Opportunity: Human Rights in Asia

Jack Healey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jack Healey

Our president is afraid of being seen in public shaking the hand of the Dalai Lama. Publicly acknowledging the Dalai Lama's cause would be type of change I hoped to see when I gave money to Obama's campaign.