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US president Barack Obama: Nobel Peace Prize is a “call to action”

9 October 2009: Out of a pool of more than 200 hundred candidates—the largest in 108 years of Nobel Peace Prize history—Nobel Committee members announced yesterday that they have chosen US President Barack Obama to receive the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, placing him alongside the most highly esteemed peace activists in modern history, including Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Both the world and Obama himself were shocked by this decision. Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 October 2009 12:31
 
9october20093

Beastie Boy Treated by Tibetan Doctors

Adam Yauch, of American rap band the Beastie Boys, has returned to the US following his convalescence from cancer in Dharamsala, northern India. Yauch had a malignant lump removed from his left salivary gland in July and then visited Dharamsala , where Tibetan doctors prescribed herbal medicine and recommended an organic-vegan diet. Last Updated on Friday, 09 October 2009 18:19
 
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His Holiness the Dalai Lama reaches out to Chinese

Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Wednesday reached out to China, saluting a Beijing-based novelist who has defied China by seeking reconciliation with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader. On a visit to Washington, His Holiness the Dalai Lama presented an award to Wang Lixiong, who helped spearhead a petition by more than 300 prominent Chinese who last year questioned a crackdown on major protests in Tibet. Last Updated on Saturday, 10 October 2009 15:44
 
7october20092

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Honoured in Washington With Human Rights Award

Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama was yesterday honoured by US lawmakers with the first Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize. The award was made in memory of the late Congressman, Holocaust survivor and longtime human rights activist. Last Updated on Thursday, 08 October 2009 16:08
 
6october20092

Obama's New Tibet Coordinator Will Meet His Holiness the Dalai Lama

The US State Department has announced that President Barack Obama's new Tibet Coordinator, Maria Otero, will meet His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Washington this week. Ms Otero is Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs. Last Thursday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appointed her as Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 October 2009 19:55
 
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No Meeting Between His Holiness and President Obama

His Holiness the Dalai Lama will visit Washington this week but will not meet US President Obama. No meeting was ever formally on the agenda, but the exiled Tibetan leader's trip to Washington has been planned for years, and earlier this year he expressed his hope to meet with the President. Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 October 2009 11:14
 

Travel in Tibet banned, foreigners evicted during National Congress

Travel in Tibet banned, foreigners evicted during National Congress

Dharamshala — Chinese authorities have r...

Nomads banned from traditional grazing land in northeastern Tibet

Nomads banned from traditional grazing land in northeastern Tibet

Dharamshala — Reports from inside Tibet ...

At least seven people killed in a landslide in Machen County of Tibet

At least seven people killed in a landslide in Machen County of Tibet

Dharamshala — At least seven people were...

Tibetan culture is at its best time in history, says Chinese Puppet

Tibetan culture is at its best time in history, says Chinese Puppet

Dharamshala — China has continued its pr...

Human Rights Watch calls out China's attempt to 'whitewash history'

Human Rights Watch calls out China's attempt to 'whitewash history'

Dharamshala — An article from Human Righ...

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