ARTICLES RELATING TO DALAI LAMA

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.

Tibetans pray for Dalai Lama at 80th birthday celebration

2015-06-21 18:58

The Dalai Lama has marked his official 80th birthday, with prayers and celebrations at his hometown in exile but little to show for decades of lobbying seeking greater Tibetan autonomy.

Tibetan man self-immolates in China - report

2015-04-17 10:33

A Tibetan man has burned himself to death in China, reports say, the second such protest reported against Beijing's policies in the region in two weeks.

China accuses Dalai Lama of inciting self-immolations

2015-04-15 16:54

China has accused Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama of inciting a wave of self-immolations among Tibetans as desperate protests against Chinese rule.

Chinese official: Dalai Lama less and less influential

2015-03-11 09:07

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is becoming less influential, but his suggestion he will not reincarnate is still a ‘betrayal’ of the religion and the country, a top Chinese official says.

Obama, Dalai Lama public meeting not ruled out

2015-02-05 14:40

US President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama will be a few strides from each other at the same ballroom event, but amid fierce Chinese pressure it's not clear if they will actually meet.

Pope Francis will meet the Dalai Lama soon

2015-01-20 10:44

Pope Francis has left the door open to a meeting with the Dalai Lama, denying that he refused to receive the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader over fears of upsetting China.

Dalai Lama: World must push for democracy in China

2014-12-17 11:46

The Dalai Lama says the world has a 'moral responsibility' to push for democracy and rule of law in China.

Nobel winners praise De Lille for Dalai Lama stand

2014-12-11 22:27

Nobel peace prize winners have showered praise on Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille for contesting President Jacob Zuma's refusal to grant the Dalai Lama an entry visa to South Africa.

Dalai Lama row puts ANC on collision course with history

2014-10-10 11:13

Most people would be reluctant to pick a fight with a revered Buddhist holy man and 14 other Nobel peace prize winners, but that's just what President Jacob Zuma has done.

 

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.

Tibetan father of four sets himself alight in China

2015-05-22 12:06

A Tibetan father-of-four set himself on fire in protest at China's rule over the Himalayan region, overseas media and rights groups said, adding it was unclear whether he survived.

'Dalai Lama can decide whether to reincarnate'

2015-04-16 12:20

It is up to the Dalai Lama to decide whether he will be reborn, Tibetan Buddhism's third highest religious leader has says, after Chinese officials repeatedly sy the exiled Dalai Lama had no right to abandon reincarnation.

Tibetan nun sets herself on fire, cries out for Dalai Lama

2015-04-11 10:01

A nun has set herself on fire while crying out for the Dalai Lama to return to Tibet in the latest self-immolation by Tibetans protesting Beijing's controls over the region.

Obama hails Dalai Lama as 'good friend'

2015-02-06 09:33

President Barack Obama has hailed the Dalai Lama as a 'good friend' during a symbolic first public encounter between the two men that is sure to enrage Beijing.

Tibetan communists punished for helping Dalai Lama

2015-01-28 14:54

A Chinese Communist Party agency says investigators have found that 15 officials in Tibet provided intelligence to the Dalai Lama and participated in activities deemed harmful to China's security.

Dalai Lama's star fading in the West - China

2014-12-19 09:27

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is drawing less and less attention in the West, and is only winning eyeballs with suggestions his title will die out with him, a top Chinese official says.

Tutu urges pope to meet Dalai Lama

2014-12-15 21:45

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has appealed to Pope Francis to reconsider meeting the Dalai Lama.

No policy to ban Dalai Lama from SA - govt

2014-11-28 07:41

South Africa has no policy barring the Dalai Lama from entering the country, International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has said ahead of President Jacob Zuma's state visit to China.

De Lille's comments were misleading - presidency

2014-10-03 13:26

Comments by Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille on the Dalai Lama's visa application are "misleading", the presidency says.

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