Dharamshala — "As Sikyong, I open my doors to everybody. I don't think anyone should say that I didn't get to see the Sikyong because of ideological reasons," said Dr Lobsang Sangay, Dr Lobsang Sangay as Tibet's democratically elected political leader during an Exclusive Interview with the Tibet Post International (TPI). Dr Sangay, the current Sikyong of the Central Tibetan Administration, completed its five-year term in April 2016.

Dharamshala — "I can be the people's Sikyong," said Penpa Tsering Sikyong Candidate during an Exclusive Interview with the Tibet Post International. Mr Tsering is the current Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile, who recently announced his candidacy for 2016 Sikyong election.

Dharamshala – In a recent interview, Lobsang Sangay held firm that the 'middle way' approach continues to be the best way to resolve the ongoing Tibet issue.

Washington, DC — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi teamed up with Hollywood-Star and Tibet activist Richard Gere to praise the life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet for his 80th birthday, saying the Tibetan leader teaches harmony, but China tries to banish his influence.

Dharamshala — It was for the first time since its formation in 2011 that players from the Tibet Women's Soccer team soared the skies and played on an international pitch last month. The Tibetan footballers-in-exile were invited to attend the Discover Football Beyond Borders festival in Berlin, Germany from June 27 to July 6. They shared the football pitch with a team of players from China as well.

Dharamshala — On July 12, revered Tibetan monk and political prisoner Tulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche died in a prison in China. The Tibet Post International spoke with his cousin, Geshe Nyima, a monk from Drepung Gomang Monastery in South India on the case and its aftermath on the family and the Tibetan community.

Dharamshala — "Tibet was a free country and the Chinese occupied it, I slowly came to realize. So, 21 monks decided to start the struggle for our freedom. On September 27, 1987, we began the struggle."

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