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Estonian President Meets With Dalai Lama

Posted August 17th, 2011 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves has expressed support for the preservation of Tibet’s culture at a meeting with visiting Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. President Ilves had an unofficial meeting with the Nobel laureate Wednesday in Estonia’s capital Tallinn, despite China’s protest. The meeting took place at the International Center for Defense Studies where […]

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Dalai Lama Begins 3-Day Visit to France

Posted August 13th, 2011 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, began a three-day visit to France Saturday to attend a two-day conference on meditation and the art of happiness. Thousands of Buddhist followers from France and other countries poured into the Zenith theater in the southwestern city of Toulouse to listen to his teachings. On Monday, the 76-year-old Dalai […]

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White House: President Obama Met With Dalai Lama as Religious Leader

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The White House has defended U.S. President Barack Obama’s meeting last Saturday with Tibetan spritual leader the Dalai Lama, after an official protest from China. Spokesman Jay Carney told reporters Monday that the president’s meeting with the Dalai Lama at the White House was an expression of Mr. Obama’s support for the preservation of Tibet’s […]

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China Formally Protests Obama Meeting with Dalai Lama

Posted July 17th, 2011 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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China lodged a formal protest Sunday with the U.S. embassy in Beijing over a meeting between President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama, the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader seen by Beijing as seeking independence for his homeland. In a statement, the Chinese Foreign Ministry characterized Saturday’s meeting in Washington as an act “that has grossly […]

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China Slams Obama for Dalai Lama Meeting

Posted July 16th, 2011 at 10:55 pm (UTC-5)
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China reacted angrily Sunday to a White House meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama, calling it an act that has grossly interfered in China’s internal affairs. An statement by Foreign Ministry spokesman Ma Zhaoxu demanded the U.S. stop interfering in China’s internal affairs and “cease to connive and support anti-China separatist […]

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Obama Presses for Human Rights In Dalai Lama Talks

Posted July 16th, 2011 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama stressed the importance of protecting the human rights of Tibetans when he met Saturday at the White House with the Dalai Lama. In a statement following the closed-door talks, the White House said Mr. Obama talked of the need for direct dialogue between the Dalai Lama’s representatives and the Chinese government […]

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Obama Meets Dalai Lama Despite Opposition from China

Posted July 16th, 2011 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama met with the Dalai Lama at the White House Saturday, despite opposition from China. The White House announced the meeting Friday at the end of the Tibetan spiritual leader’s nearly two-week visit to the U.S. capital. The White House said Mr. Obama would highlight his “enduring support” for dialogue between the […]

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China Urges US to Cancel Dalai Lama Meeting

Posted July 16th, 2011 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
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China has urged U.S. President Barack Obama to withdraw an invitation to the Dalai Lama to meet with him at the White House Saturday. Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said in a statement Saturday that China opposes any foreign official meeting the Tibetan spiritual leader. Hong went on urge the White house to avoid interfering […]

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Obama to Meet Saturday With Dalai Lama

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 7:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has invited the Dalai Lama to meet with him Saturday at the White House. The White House announced the meeting Friday, at the very end of the Tibetan spiritual leader’s nearly two-week visit to the U.S. capital. The White House had previously declined to commit publicly to a meeting. It will […]

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Dalai Lama Feels ‘Freer’ Since Giving up Political Role

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The Dalai Lama says he feels “freer” since he relinquished his role as the political leader of the exiled Tibetan government. Now, he says, he can devote his energy to helping others live happier lives and to promoting religious harmony. The Tibetan spiritual leader spoke to VOA Tuesday in Washingon, where he has been guiding […]

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