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…
By Justin Scuiletti
President Barack Obama met with the Dalai Lama at the White House Friday over the stern objection of China, which warned the meeting would "inflict grave damages" on the U.S. relationship with the Asian nation.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Fed up with the Chinese government's tactics aimed at stemming unrest, some Tibetans have turned to a gruesome show of public protest -- burning themselves.
By Larisa Epatko
Continuing his U.S. visit, Chinese President Hu Jintao met with political and business leaders. Jeffrey Brown evaluates the final day of his visit and the impact on the business world with Myron Brilliant of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Thea…
By Larisa Epatko
After his meeting with President Barack Obama, the Dalai Lama told reporters Thursday outside the White House that the two leaders discussed promoting peace, humanitarian values, religious harmony and the need for more women in leadership roles.
Chinese officials openly criticized President Obama's decision to meet with exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Thursday. Beijing warned that U.S. recognition of Tibet as an independent state would further strain Sino-U.S. relations. Jeffrey Brown speaks to two…
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By Robert Barnett
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…
China is determined to prevent the Olympics from becoming a platform for Tibetan rights protests. Independent Television News Channel 4 correspondent Lindsay Hilsum reports from the remote Tibetan province of Qinghai on lingering anti-Chinese sentiments in the region.
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