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Dalai Lama’s Political Successor Takes Oath of Office

Posted August 8th, 2011 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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The new head of Tibet’s government-in-exile took his oath of office Monday with a pledge to sustain the exile movement until freedom is achieved in Tibet. The swearing-in of Lobsang Sangay marked the official transfer of political power from the Dalai Lama, who will remain as the Tibetan people’s spiritual leader. At the ceremony in […]

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Dalai Lama’s Political Successor Takes Oath of Office

Posted August 8th, 2011 at 12:35 am (UTC-5)
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Lobsang Sangay was sworn in Monday as head of the Tibetan government in exile, replacing the Dalai Lama as the movement’s political leader. Mr. Sangay took the prime minister’s oath of office at a ceremony presided over by the Dalai Lama in the Indian hill town of Dharamsala, where the exiled government is based. The […]

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New Tibetan PM Vows to Continue Pressing China on Autonomy

Posted August 7th, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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HEAD: New Tibetan PM Vows to Continue Pressing China on Autonomy DATE: 08/07/11 NUMBER: 1229746 TYPE: CN )) The newly-elected Tibetan prime minister-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay, says he will use his tenure in office to continue pressing China for negotiations aimed at resolving the decades-long dispute over the status of Tibet. Sangay assumes office Monday, ending […]

New Tibetan PM Vows to Continue Pressing China on Autonomy

Posted August 7th, 2011 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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The newly-elected Tibetan prime minister-in-exile, Lobsand Sangay, says he will use his tenure in office to continue pressing China for negotiations aimed at resolving the decades-long dispute over the status of Tibet. Sangay assumes office Monday, ending months of transition within the exile government sparked by previously scheduled ministerial elections and by the Dalai Lama’s […]

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