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Magnitude 5.3 quake jolts Tibet: USGS

The Chinese news agency Xinhua says the temblor hit Litang County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Garze, in China's Sichuan Province at 1:23 AM (1323 GMT) on Friday. 

China's new Tibet party chief urges stronger criticism of Dalai Lama

China's new Tibet party chief urges stronger criticism of Dalai Lama

Beijing denounces the Dalai Lama as a dangerous separatist who wants an independent Tibet. 

China's Xi Jinping reshuffles key party posts ahead of congress

Chinese President Xi Jinping, who doubles as Communist Party and military chief, is ranked No 1 in the Standing Committee – the apex of power in China.

Support Dalai Lama for return to Tibet: US lawmakers to Barack Obama

A group of 72 American lawmakers has asked US President Barack Obama to publicly support the right of the Dalai Lama to return to Tibet and call for an immediate and unconditional release of all Tibetan political prisoners languishing in China.

China's Panchen Lama carries out religious rite in Tibet, first in 50 years

Although officially atheist, China selected Gyaltsen Norbu as the 11th Panchen Lama in 1995 in a drive to win the hearts and minds of Tibetans.
 

Hundreds evacuated after flash floods in Nepal

Hundreds evacuated after flash floods in Nepal

A sudden rise in water levels of a trans-boundary river originating in Tibet triggered flash floods in central Nepal, washing away over two dozen houses and forcing hundreds of residents to evacuate to safer places.

Never too late to give up separatism: China tells Dalai Lama

China on Wednesday asked the Dalai Lama to give up his bid to divide the country and said it was "never too late" return to the "right track" as the Tibetan spiritual leader turned 81.

'Never too late' to give up separatism, China tells Dalai Lama

China Wednesday asked the Dalai Lama to give up his bid to divide the country and said it was "never too late" return to the "right track" as the Tibetan spiritual leader turned 81.

Dalai Lama to mark 81st birthday at Dharamsala today

The Tibetans in-exile will celebrate the 81st birthday of their spiritual head the 14th Dalai Lama today.

Still young at 81, it's to do with peace of mind, says Dalai Lama

Still young at 81, it's to do with peace of mind, says Dalai Lama

Eighty-one and still young. The Dalai Lama believes it`s to do with peace of mind.

Pakistan supports China on South China Sea

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain said on Thursday that his country firmly supported China`s position on the South China Sea as well as Taiwan and Tibet.

1st batch of Kailash Mansarovar yatra enter Tibet

The first batch of 55 Indian pilgrims undertaking the annual Kailash Mansarovar yatra today entered Tibet through the Lipulekh pass in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand.

Tibet ''inalienable'' part of China: US

The US Secretary of State, John Kerry said Washington maintains that Tibet is an inalienable part of China and does not support the independence of Tibet.

Barack Obama meets Dalai Lama, China fumes

Barack Obama meets Dalai Lama, China fumes

The Dalai Lama officially retired in 2011 from his political role as the leader of the exiled Tibetan government, but remains the head of Tibetan Buddhists.

Not seeking independence of Tibet: Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today told US President Barack Obama that he is not seeking independence of Tibet from China.

China to press US on major issues in strategic talks:Officials

The two countries have differing pursuits on major issues at the strategic level.

Dalai Lama urges Tibetan unity as political leader sworn in

The Dalai Lama urged Tibetans to remain united on Friday, telling an audience gathered for the swearing-in of his exiled people`s new leader that they must avoid the schisms that had damaged other religions.

Rights abuse allegations in Tibet groundless: Chinese media

Accusing the US of being an "active provoker" of Tibetan independence, China's state media today said the West was making "groundless" allegations about human rights violations to sabotage the integrity of China.

Two earthquakes hit Tibet

 Two earthquakes measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit Tibet on Sunday.

Tibet govt-in-exile in Dharamsala unpopular among Tibetans: China

China Tuesday called the Dharamsala-based Tibetan government-in-exile "unpopular" in Tibet and its recent election for the post of Prime Minister a "political farce" as no country has recognised it in the world.