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A failed Tibetan uprising on March 10, 1959, in the capital Lhasa led to the expulsion of the religious leader the Dalai Lama and continues to reverberate throughout China's efforts to become a major world power. Robert Barnett, an adjunct…

Envoys of Tibet's exiled government met with Chinese officials in Beijing on Tuesday in the second round of informal talks over the disputed region of Tibet, an area governed by China since the 1950s that was the site of violent…

China agreed Friday to hold talks with an envoy of exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama, a move that follows weeks of calls for dialogue after a wave of anti-government protests have rocked Tibet and disrupted the worldwide Olympic torch…

Chinese riot police clashed with violent protesters in the ancient Tibetan capital of Lhasa Friday, with armored vehicles blocking roads and police firing tear gas into gathered crowds. Radio reports state that two people had been killed.

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