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# tibet - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

The Dalai Lama has been hospitalised in India
# Spiritual Leader
# Spiritual Leader

The Dalai Lama has been hospitalised in India

Apr 10th 2019, 7:38 AM 14,419 Views 34 Comments

Tibet’s spiritual leader is 83 years old.

# tibet - Friday 15 February, 2019

Tourists banned from Mount Everest base camp in bid to reduce rubbish piling up
# Campaign
# Campaign

Tourists banned from Mount Everest base camp in bid to reduce rubbish piling up

Feb 15th 2019, 4:32 PM 18,626 Views 26 Comments

The growing popularity of the mountain has lead to mounting levels of trash – and corpses.

# tibet - Monday 17 October, 2016

An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude has hit Tibet
# Seismic
# Seismic

An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude has hit Tibet

Oct 17th 2016, 10:09 AM 10,547 Views 3 Comments

The US Geological Survey said the quake hit at a depth of 25km (16 miles) about 300km (186 miles) northwest of the city of Qamdo.

# tibet - Monday 2 May, 2016

Bodies of two men found 16 years after avalanche in the Himalayas
# Sishapangma
# Sishapangma

Bodies of two men found 16 years after avalanche in the Himalayas

May 2nd 2016, 2:12 PM 35,413 Views 19 Comments

Alex Lowe was regarded as the greatest climber of his generation when he died in 1999, alongside cinematographer David Bridges.

# tibet - Monday 1 February, 2016

Men who killed influential British monk over 'money dispute' to be executed
# Stabbed To Death
# Stabbed To Death

Men who killed influential British monk over 'money dispute' to be executed

Feb 1st 2016, 2:26 PM 18,615 Views 12 Comments

Akong Tulku Rinpoche was found dead with multiple stab wounds at his home in 2013.

# tibet - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Dalai Lama: 'My female successor needs to be attractive, otherwise they won't be much use'

Dalai Lama: 'My female successor needs to be attractive, otherwise they won't be much use'

Sep 23rd 2015, 9:32 PM 21,212 Views 41 Comments

Not what you usually hear from the Buddhist monk.

# tibet - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Everest on speed: Summit expert will take you to the top of the world in six weeks
# Peaking It
# Peaking It

Everest on speed: Summit expert will take you to the top of the world in six weeks

Aug 31st 2014, 6:30 PM 11,655 Views 15 Comments

The best way to climb Everest is to do it fast,” says Adrian Ballinger.

# tibet - Friday 21 February, 2014

Obama to meet the Dalai Lama today despite stern warning from China
# Nice To Meet You
# Nice To Meet You

Obama to meet the Dalai Lama today despite stern warning from China

Feb 21st 2014, 9:49 AM 11,264 Views 25 Comments

The meeting was only announced late last night and is being held behind closed doors.

# tibet - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Fire destroys 1,000-year-old Tibetan town
# Destroyed
# Destroyed

Fire destroys 1,000-year-old Tibetan town

Jan 11th 2014, 10:21 AM 11,933 Views 27 Comments

Most of the houses were made of wood so the fire spread easily.

# tibet - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Chance of survivors "slim" in Tibet landslide search
# Landslide
# Landslide

Chance of survivors "slim" in Tibet landslide search

Mar 30th 2013, 9:36 AM 3,867 Views 3 Comments

Rescuers have not been able to find any survivors so far following a giant landslide in Tibet, which buried 83 mine workers under two million cubic metres of earth.

# tibet - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Irish Tibetan community plans protest march to Chinese Embassy
# Tibet
# Tibet

Irish Tibetan community plans protest march to Chinese Embassy

Dec 5th 2012, 7:00 PM 2,181 Views 7 Comments

The march and vigil are part of a global day of protest for Tibet on 10 December in Dublin.

# tibet - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Four more Tibetans set themselves alight in China
# Self-immolation
# Self-immolation

Four more Tibetans set themselves alight in China

Nov 27th 2012, 10:58 AM 4,949 Views 18 Comments

More than 20 people in Tibet have set themselves on fire this month in protest at China’s rule.

# tibet - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Best mates: Prince Charles and the Dalai Lama (pics)
# Best Friends
From The Daily Edge
# Best Friends

Best mates: Prince Charles and the Dalai Lama (pics)

Jun 21st 2012, 4:23 PM 4,447 Views 18 Comments

But is it a case of ‘three’s a crowd’ when it comes to Camilla?

# tibet - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

One heck of a ride: Irish adventurers trekking 16,000 km from Istanbul to Shanghai
# Sand2Snow
From The42
# Sand2Snow

One heck of a ride: Irish adventurers trekking 16,000 km from Istanbul to Shanghai

May 22nd 2012, 10:02 AM 1,359 Views 0 Comments

Five countries, three deserts and one mountain range will be crossed by the fundraising duo by the time they reach the east coast of China.

# tibet - Monday 14 May, 2012

China denies Dalai Lama's accusations of poison plot
# China
# China

China denies Dalai Lama's accusations of poison plot

May 14th 2012, 11:22 AM 1,676 Views 31 Comments

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 - Monday 26 March, 2012

Tibetan exile sets himself on fire at China protest
# Tibet
# Tibet

Tibetan exile sets himself on fire at China protest

Mar 26th 2012, 10:53 AM 983 Views 11 Comments

Demonstrators took to the streets of Delhi to protest an upcoming visit by the Chinese president.

# tibet - Friday 23 March, 2012

Kenny pressed on human rights issues ahead of China trip
# China
# China

Kenny pressed on human rights issues ahead of China trip

Mar 23rd 2012, 6:50 AM 1,362 Views 16 Comments

It has been billed by the Government as a trade mission but should human rights issues be ignored?

# tibet - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Tibetan teenage monk dies after self-immolation
# Tibet
# Tibet

Tibetan teenage monk dies after self-immolation

Mar 13th 2012, 2:58 PM 4,337 Views 15 Comments

The 18-year-old set himself alight during Saturday’s anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule.

# tibet - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Global rallies for Tibet take place in Dublin, London and New York
# Tibet
# Tibet

Global rallies for Tibet take place in Dublin, London and New York

Mar 10th 2012, 4:35 PM 1,451 Views 10 Comments

Protests also took place in Edinburgh, Paris, Madrid, Brisbane and other cities across the globe.

# tibet - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

China calls Tibetan immolators 'criminals and outcasts'
# Tibet
# Tibet

China calls Tibetan immolators 'criminals and outcasts'

Mar 7th 2012, 9:37 AM 1,076 Views 25 Comments

Three Tibetans have set themselves on fire since Saturday in protest at China’s rule over their region.

# tibet - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Teenage Tibetan nun self-immolates in latest anti-Chinese rule protest
# Tibet
# Tibet

Teenage Tibetan nun self-immolates in latest anti-Chinese rule protest

Feb 12th 2012, 3:42 PM 4,575 Views 9 Comments

Activists say that a dozen Tibetan monks and nuns have died over the past year after setting themselves on fire in protest.

# tibet - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Three Tibetan monks set themselves on fire in protest - report
# Tibet
# Tibet

Three Tibetan monks set themselves on fire in protest - report

Feb 5th 2012, 2:05 PM 2,325 Views 14 Comments

One man has reportedly died while two others were seriously injured in the self-immolation.

# tibet - Sunday 22 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jan 22nd 2012, 7:48 PM 5,149 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: State assets, assassinations, apologies, and a glamour model turns to economics…

Explainer: Why are Tibetan monks setting themselves on fire?
# Behind The News
# Behind The News

Explainer: Why are Tibetan monks setting themselves on fire?

Jan 22nd 2012, 10:00 AM 4,847 Views 19 Comments

In the past year, sixteen former Tibetan monks or nuns have died by suicide after setting themselves on fire. But why?

# tibet - Sunday 8 January, 2012

Two former Tibetan monks set themselves on fire
# Protest
# Protest

Two former Tibetan monks set themselves on fire

Jan 8th 2012, 5:40 PM 4,147 Views 13 Comments

One man has died and another has been hospitalised after setting themselves alight in protest against Chinese control over Tibetan life and culture.

# tibet - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Shocking video of Tibetan nun's self-immolation 'smuggled out of China'
# Tibet
# Tibet

Shocking video of Tibetan nun's self-immolation 'smuggled out of China'

Nov 22nd 2011, 9:06 AM 3,827 Views 8 Comments

Tibetan rights groups say the footage shows the death of Palden Choetso, who set herself on fire earlier this month.

# tibet - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Eighth Tibetan man sets himself on fire in protest in China
# China
# China

Eighth Tibetan man sets himself on fire in protest in China

Oct 16th 2011, 3:41 PM 426 Views 3 Comments

The 19 year old reportedly called out “Tibet needs freedom” as he set himself alight.

# tibet - Monday 26 September, 2011

Tibetan monks injured in self-immolation protest over Chinese rule
# Protest
# Protest

Tibetan monks injured in self-immolation protest over Chinese rule

Sep 26th 2011, 12:51 PM 435 Views 2 Comments

China’s official news agency reports that the two men suffered slight burns and are in stable condition.

# tibet - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

50 killed in quake in India, Nepal and Tibet
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

50 killed in quake in India, Nepal and Tibet

Sep 20th 2011, 10:17 AM 593 Views 0 Comments

Officials fear that the death toll will rise as landslides and communications difficulties prevent rescue workers from reaching potential survivors.

# tibet - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Tibetan monks jailed over immolation death
# Tibet
# Tibet

Tibetan monks jailed over immolation death

Aug 31st 2011, 3:54 PM 465 Views 4 Comments

Three men have been convicted of intentional homicide and sentenced to between ten and 13 years in prison.

# tibet - Monday 15 August, 2011

Tibetan monk dies in self-immolation protest over Chinese rule
# Tibet
# Tibet

Tibetan monk dies in self-immolation protest over Chinese rule

Aug 15th 2011, 7:24 PM 250 Views 5 Comments

Today’s incident is the second reported self-immolation protest by a monk in Tibet this year.

# tibet - Monday 8 August, 2011

New Tibetan leader sworn in as prime minister
# Tibet
# Tibet

New Tibetan leader sworn in as prime minister

Aug 8th 2011, 2:49 PM 206 Views 0 Comments

The new head of the Tibetan government-in-exile has been sworn in, relieving the Dalai Lama of his political role.

# tibet - Sunday 17 July, 2011

Obama-Lama summit goes ahead but China ain't pleased
# Tibet
# Tibet

Obama-Lama summit goes ahead but China ain't pleased

Jul 17th 2011, 1:10 PM 306 Views 2 Comments

It was an informal affair at a meeting of Tibet’s spiritual leader and the US president.

# tibet - Saturday 16 July, 2011

Obama-Lama meeting to go ahead despite Chinese appeals
# Tibet
# Tibet

Obama-Lama meeting to go ahead despite Chinese appeals

Jul 16th 2011, 11:11 AM 178 Views 2 Comments

China calls on the US to withdraw the Dalai Lama’s invitation to the White House, but the meeting will go ahead.

# tibet - Friday 8 July, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 8th 2011, 6:51 PM 1,331 Views 3 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# tibet - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Dalai Lama formally gives up his political role
# Dalai Lama
# Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama formally gives up his political role

May 31st 2011, 10:22 AM 205 Views 0 Comments

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.

# tibet - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Tibetan community get new political leader
# Tibet
# Tibet

Tibetan community get new political leader

Apr 27th 2011, 8:23 PM 403 Views 0 Comments

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.

# tibet - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Live Apr 13th 2011, 8:06 PM

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

What not to say to the Dalai Lama
Live Apr 13th 2011, 10:46 AM

What not to say to the Dalai Lama

# tibet - Thursday 10 March, 2011

The Dalai Lama in his own words and pictures
# Dalai Lama
# Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama in his own words and pictures

Mar 10th 2011, 12:48 PM 876 Views 0 Comments

As the Tibetan spiritual leader talks about stepping down we select some of his best quotes.

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