China objects to Indian president meeting with Dalai Lama

2016-12-17 10:26

China has objected to the Dalai Lama meeting with Indian President Pranab Mukherjee earlier this month, saying the talks had negatively impacted ties between the Asian neighbours.

Dalai Lama has 'no worries' about Trump's election

2016-11-23 07:56

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama says he has "no worries" about Donald Trump's election as US president and expects the businessman will align his policies with global realities.

Dalai Lama urges talks with ISIS

2016-09-13 20:11

The Dalai Lama says there should be dialogue with ISIS extremists to end bloodshed in Syria and Iraq, but argues that religion is never a justification for bloodshed.

Lady Gaga's music reportedly banned in China

2016-06-29 21:00

A new report claims Lady Gaga's music has been banned in China after she met with Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama over the weekend.

Obama meets Dalai Lama behind closed doors

2016-06-16 12:36

US President Barack Obama has hosted the Dalai Lama at the White House - a now familiar ritual that took place off-camera and out of the public eye to avoid irking China.

Exiled Tibetans elect leader as Dalai Lama steps back

2016-03-20 10:52

Tens of thousands of exiled Tibetans are voting for a new leader tasked with sustaining their struggle for greater autonomy in their Chinese-ruled homeland as the Dalai Lama retreats from the political frontline.

Dalai Lama portraits confiscated in China

2016-02-03 10:45

A Chinese province with a large Tibetan population has ordered shopkeepers to hand in portraits of the Dalai Lama, state-run media says, quoting Beijing experts likening the Nobel laureate to executed Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.

Dalai Lama heads to US for medical checkup

2016-01-19 13:40

The Dalai Lama is headed to the United States for a medical checkup, although the Tibetan spiritual leader says he has no specific health complaints.

Dalai Lama remains at Mayo Clinic

2015-09-27 21:25

The Dalai Lama remains at Minnesota's Mayo Clinic after cancelling his US appearances for the month of October.

Dalai Lama: China 'pretends' to know about reincarnation

2015-07-16 18:08

Tibet's spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has ridiculed China's Communist Party for wanting to control his reincarnation, saying the government is "pretending" to know more about the system than he does.


Reports: Tibetan Buddhist monk self-immolates in west China

2016-12-09 17:52

A Tibetan Buddhist monk has set himself on fire in western China in what appeared to be the latest such radical protest against Beijing's rule.

Chinese officials contest Dalai Lama's visit to Milan

2016-10-20 13:12

The Chinese Embassy in Rome has strongly protested plans by Milan city council to bestow honorary citizenship on the Dalai Lama, saying it would have a negative impact on bilateral relations and regional co-operation.

Book News: The joys of Tutu and Dalai Lama PLUS African books now e-vailable

2016-09-11 07:18

An upcoming piece of uplifting nonfiction called The Book of Joy will have Archbishop Desmond Tutu and His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama as its subjects.

VIDEO: Lady Gaga's 20 minute conversation with the Dalai Lama

2016-06-27 18:00

Lady Gaga met with the Dalia Lama for a talk called The Global Significance of Building Compassionate Cities: Kindness Makes it Happen.

Obama defies Beijing to meet Dalai Lama

2016-06-15 13:34

China warned US President Barack Obama against meeting with the Dalai Lama at the White House, saying that hosting the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader could damage mutual trust.

Tibet's first KFC opens for business

2016-03-09 13:42

US fast food giant KFC has opened its first restaurant in Tibet, the venue's property manager says, more than a decade after the chain's first attempt to establish a foothold ended in controversy.

Dalai Lama at Mayo Clinic for prostate treatment

2016-01-21 10:14

The Dalai Lama is at the Mayo Clinic in the United States for treatment of a prostate condition

Dalai Lama: My health is fine

2015-10-03 15:01

The Dalai Lama has assured his followers that he is in excellent health upon his return to the Tibetan government-in-exile's headquarters in northern India.

China: Missing Panchen Lama 'living normal life'

2015-09-06 12:00

A young Tibetan who vanished two decades ago after he was chosen by the Dalai Lama as the second-highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism is "living a normal life", a senior Chinese official says.

Nobel tributes at Dalai Lama 80th birthday bash in US

2015-07-06 08:19

Fellow Nobel Peace laureates joined thousands of followers of the Dalai Lama Sunday to celebrate the Tibetan spiritual leader's 80th birthday, kicking off a three-day honorary bash in California.

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