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China Cautions U.S. against Official Meeting with Dalai Lama

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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China has warned the United States not to hold official meetings with the Dalai Lama, who is in Washington as part of an 11-day meditation ritual. Foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei said on Thursday that China is against any foreign governments encouraging activities aimed at “splitting the motherland.” China accuses the Dalai Lama of advocating […]

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Dalai Lama Celebrates 76th Birthday in US

Posted July 6th, 2011 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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((CLARIFIES TIME ELEMENT) The Dalai Lama has celebrated his 76th birthday in the United States at the start of an 11-day meditation ritual called the kalachakra. The Tibetan spiritual leader addressed a crowd of thousands in Washington, DC Wednesday, saying he was proud this year to put into practice his belief in the separation of […]

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Dalai Lama Celebrates 76th Birthday in US

Posted July 6th, 2011 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The Dalai Lama has celebrated his 76th birthday in the United States at the start of an 11-day meditation ritual called the kalachakra. The Tibetan spiritual leader addressed a crowd of thousands in Washington, DC Wednesday, saying he was proud this year to put into practice his belief in the separation of religion and politics. […]

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Dalai Lama Visits US for Birthday and Meditation

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader is in the United States for a birthday celebration and a 10-day prayer and meditation ritual. The Dalai Lama arrived in the U.S. capital, Washington, DC, Tuesday afternoon. His visit also is expected to include high-level meetings with U.S. politicians, even though the spiritual leader formally retired from politics earlier this […]

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Dalai Lama Visits US for Birthday and Meditation

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader is in the United States for a birthday celebration and a 10-day prayer and meditation ritual. The Dalai Lama arrived in the U.S. capital, Washington, DC, Tuesday afternoon. The visit that is also expected to include high-level meetings with U.S. politicians, even though the spiritual leader formally retired from politics earlier […]

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Dalai Lama Dismisses Gillard Snub, Issues Climate Warning

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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The Dalai Lama says he is not troubled by the fact that Prime Minister Julia Gillard had decided not to meet him during his current visit to Australia. Ms. Gillard’s decision not to meet the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader has been widely reported as a snub. But the Dalai Lama said Tuesday he has nothing […]

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Australian PM Says She Will Not Meet Dalai Lama

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has ended weeks of speculation by announcing she will not meet the Dalai Lama during his current visit to the country. Monday’s decision is likely to please Australia’s largest trading partner, China, which sees the Tibetan spiritual leader as a dangerous separatist. But Ms. Gillard has been under pressure to […]

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Dalai Lama Optimistic About Change in China

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The Dalai Lama says he is optimistic about the possibility of change in China. While on an 11-day tour of Australia, the Tibetan spiritual leader said Friday he thinks China will become more open, and that will lead to change in other repressive countries, such as Burma and North Korea. He said that refugees from […]

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