Mar 06

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Dalai Lama opens Senate with prayers

The Dalai Lama opened U.S. Senate proceedings with prayers Thursday, marking the first time the Tibetan spiritual leader has performed the traditional prayer that opens each session. Speaking in both Tibetan and English, the Dalai Lama offered several prayers and…

Mar 10

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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…

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