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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Dalai Lama

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# spiritual leader
The Dalai Lama has been hospitalised in India
Tibet’s spiritual leader is 83 years old.
# daesh
Dialogue is the only way to deal with the irreligious hatred of Islamic State, says the Dalai Lama
The Buddhist spiritual leader also said Europe should educate for the children of hundreds of thousands of refugees, mainly from the war-torn Middle East, to help them go home rebuild their countries.
Dalai Lama: 'My female successor needs to be attractive, otherwise they won't be much use'
Not what you usually hear from the Buddhist monk.
# News Fix
The Evening Fix: Sunday
The Tunisia attacks, the Greek debt crisis and a crash in Belgium had people talking today.
# top work
This Daily Record headline about Obama is unstoppably good
# nice to meet you
Obama to meet the Dalai Lama today despite stern warning from China
The meeting was only announced late last night and is being held behind closed doors.
# Dalai Lama
Dalai Lama crosses Derry Peace Bridge with Catholic and Protestant children
It’s his second visit to the city in six years.
# Dalai Lama
Dalai Lama sends letter offering 'good fortune' to Bradford ahead of League Cup final
They wear the same colours, I suppose.
# scholarship awards
Bill Clinton to give talk at University Limerick in November
The former president is the latest high-profile figure to speak at the university.
# Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi awarded with the US Congress’ highest civilian honour
Burmese democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi has been presented with the US Congress’ highest civilian honour – which she was awarded while under house arrest in 2008.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…
# best friends
Best mates: Prince Charles and the Dalai Lama (pics)
But is it a case of ‘three’s a crowd’ when it comes to Camilla?
# China
China denies Dalai Lama's accusations of poison plot
The Dalai Lama says China tried to kill him by planting poison in the hair of women who then asked him to touch their heads.
# Tibet
Tibetan exile sets himself on fire at China protest
Demonstrators took to the streets of Delhi to protest an upcoming visit by the Chinese president.
# Tibet
Global rallies for Tibet take place in Dublin, London and New York
Protests also took place in Edinburgh, Paris, Madrid, Brisbane and other cities across the globe.
# Tibet
China calls Tibetan immolators 'criminals and outcasts'
Three Tibetans have set themselves on fire since Saturday in protest at China’s rule over their region.
# Tibet
Teenage Tibetan nun self-immolates in latest anti-Chinese rule protest
Activists say that a dozen Tibetan monks and nuns have died over the past year after setting themselves on fire in protest.
# Tibet
Three Tibetan monks set themselves on fire in protest - report
One man has reportedly died while two others were seriously injured in the self-immolation.
# Protest
Two former Tibetan monks set themselves on fire
One man has died and another has been hospitalised after setting themselves alight in protest against Chinese control over Tibetan life and culture.
# Protest
Tibetan monks injured in self-immolation protest over Chinese rule
China’s official news agency reports that the two men suffered slight burns and are in stable condition.
# Tibet
Tibetan monk dies in self-immolation protest over Chinese rule
Today’s incident is the second reported self-immolation protest by a monk in Tibet this year.
# Tibet
New Tibetan leader sworn in as prime minister
The new head of the Tibetan government-in-exile has been sworn in, relieving the Dalai Lama of his political role.
# Tibet
Obama-Lama summit goes ahead but China ain't pleased
It was an informal affair at a meeting of Tibet’s spiritual leader and the US president.
# Tibet
Obama-Lama meeting to go ahead despite Chinese appeals
China calls on the US to withdraw the Dalai Lama’s invitation to the White House, but the meeting will go ahead.
# Joke Fail
Watch: Did you hear the one about the Dalai Lama...? Tibetan leader enjoys TV host's failed joke
Dalai Lama joke about the Dalai Lama and pizza failed to win a smile, but he seemed to enjoy the joke’s failure a whole lot more.
# Dalai Lama
Dalai Lama formally gives up his political role
The 73-year-old has ceded his political and administrative powers over the exiled Tibetan community to the newly elected Prime Minister but will stay on as the Tibetan spiritual leader.
# Bin Laden
Catholic priest encourages parishioners to forgive Osama bin Laden
The comments of the Australian priest come as others such as the Dalai Lama say that even bin Laden “deserves our compassion and forgiveness”.
# Tibet
Tibetan community get new political leader
A Harvard legal scholar has been elected as the next prime minister of Tibet’s government-in-exile, following the relinquishing of political power by the Dalai Lama.
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
In today’s Fix: the Dalai Lama visits Kildare; EU imposes multi-million euro fine on price-fixing cartel; and Rio Ferdinand starts an odd Twitter campaign.
What not to say to the Dalai Lama
The spiritual leader of Tibet has begun his first visit to Ireland in 20 years – read this to avoid embarrassment if you happen to bump into him.
# Advertising
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Our daily guide to the top stories of the evening – and a few other bits and pieces you may have missed.
# Dalai Lama
Dalai Lama goes live in Ireland
Tickets to see the spiritual leader of Tibet in Dublin, Kildare and Limerick have sold out – but charity organisers will stream Dublin visit live on 13 April.
# Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama in his own words and pictures
As the Tibetan spiritual leader talks about stepping down we select some of his best quotes.
# Dalai Lama
Dalai Lama says he will give up his political role in Tibet
The country’s spiritual leader denies that he feels disheartened by the continuing undermining of his influence by China.
# Dalai Lama
Dalai Lama's nephew killed during Florida walk for Tibet
Jigme Norbu was struck by a car while taking part in the march to mark the 50th anniversary of the failed Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule.
# Dalai Lama
Dalai Lama to come to Ireland next year
The Tibetan leader has announced plans to visit next April.