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# tibet - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Everest on speed: Summit expert will take you to the top of the world in six weeks

The best way to climb Everest is to do it fast,” says Adrian Ballinger.

# tibet - Friday 21 February, 2014

Obama to meet the Dalai Lama today despite stern warning from China

The meeting was only announced late last night and is being held behind closed doors.

# tibet - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Fire destroys 1,000-year-old Tibetan town

Most of the houses were made of wood so the fire spread easily.

# tibet - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Chance of survivors “slim” in Tibet landslide search

Rescuers have not been able to find any survivors so far following a giant landslide in Tibet, which buried 83 mine workers under two million cubic metres of earth.

# tibet - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Irish Tibetan community plans protest march to Chinese Embassy

The march and vigil are part of a global day of protest for Tibet on 10 December in Dublin.

# tibet - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Four more Tibetans set themselves alight in China

More than 20 people in Tibet have set themselves on fire this month in protest at China’s rule.

# tibet - Thursday 21 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Best mates: Prince Charles and the Dalai Lama (pics) Best Friends This post contains images

Best mates: Prince Charles and the Dalai Lama (pics)

But is it a case of ‘three’s a crowd’ when it comes to Camilla?

# tibet - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

From The Score One heck of a ride: Irish adventurers trekking 16,000 km from Istanbul to Shanghai Sand2Snow This post contains videos

One heck of a ride: Irish adventurers trekking 16,000 km from Istanbul to Shanghai

Five countries, three deserts and one mountain range will be crossed by the fundraising duo by the time they reach the east coast of China.

# tibet - Monday 14 May, 2012

China denies Dalai Lama’s accusations of poison plot

The Dalai Lama says China tried to kill him by planting poison in the hair of women who then asked him to touch their heads.

# tibet - Monday 26 March, 2012

Tibetan exile sets himself on fire at China protest

Demonstrators took to the streets of Delhi to protest an upcoming visit by the Chinese president.

# tibet - Friday 23 March, 2012

Kenny pressed on human rights issues ahead of China trip

It has been billed by the Government as a trade mission but should human rights issues be ignored?

# tibet - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Tibetan teenage monk dies after self-immolation

The 18-year-old set himself alight during Saturday’s anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule.

# tibet - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Global rallies for Tibet take place in Dublin, London and New York Tibet This post contains images

Global rallies for Tibet take place in Dublin, London and New York

Protests also took place in Edinburgh, Paris, Madrid, Brisbane and other cities across the globe.

# tibet - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

China calls Tibetan immolators ‘criminals and outcasts’

Three Tibetans have set themselves on fire since Saturday in protest at China’s rule over their region.

# tibet - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Teenage Tibetan nun self-immolates in latest anti-Chinese rule protest

Activists say that a dozen Tibetan monks and nuns have died over the past year after setting themselves on fire in protest.

# tibet - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Three Tibetan monks set themselves on fire in protest – report

One man has reportedly died while two others were seriously injured in the self-immolation.

# tibet - Sunday 22 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: State assets, assassinations, apologies, and a glamour model turns to economics…

Explainer: Why are Tibetan monks setting themselves on fire?

In the past year, sixteen former Tibetan monks or nuns have died by suicide after setting themselves on fire. But why?

# tibet - Sunday 8 January, 2012

Two former Tibetan monks set themselves on fire

One man has died and another has been hospitalised after setting themselves alight in protest against Chinese control over Tibetan life and culture.

# tibet - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Shocking video of Tibetan nun’s self-immolation ‘smuggled out of China’ Tibet This post contains videos

Shocking video of Tibetan nun’s self-immolation ‘smuggled out of China’

Tibetan rights groups say the footage shows the death of Palden Choetso, who set herself on fire earlier this month.

# tibet - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Eighth Tibetan man sets himself on fire in protest in China

The 19 year old reportedly called out “Tibet needs freedom” as he set himself alight.

# tibet - Monday 26 September, 2011

Tibetan monks injured in self-immolation protest over Chinese rule

China’s official news agency reports that the two men suffered slight burns and are in stable condition.

# tibet - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

50 killed in quake in India, Nepal and Tibet

Officials fear that the death toll will rise as landslides and communications difficulties prevent rescue workers from reaching potential survivors.

# tibet - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Tibetan monks jailed over immolation death

Three men have been convicted of intentional homicide and sentenced to between ten and 13 years in prison.

# tibet - Monday 15 August, 2011

Tibetan monk dies in self-immolation protest over Chinese rule

Today’s incident is the second reported self-immolation protest by a monk in Tibet this year.

# tibet - Monday 8 August, 2011

New Tibetan leader sworn in as prime minister

The new head of the Tibetan government-in-exile has been sworn in, relieving the Dalai Lama of his political role.

# tibet - Sunday 17 July, 2011

Obama-Lama summit goes ahead but China ain’t pleased

It was an informal affair at a meeting of Tibet’s spiritual leader and the US president.

# tibet - Saturday 16 July, 2011

Obama-Lama meeting to go ahead despite Chinese appeals

China calls on the US to withdraw the Dalai Lama’s invitation to the White House, but the meeting will go ahead.

# tibet - Friday 8 July, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# tibet - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Dalai Lama formally gives up his political role

The 73-year-old has ceded his political and administrative powers over the exiled Tibetan community to the newly elected Prime Minister but will stay on as the Tibetan spiritual leader.

# tibet - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Tibetan community get new political leader

A Harvard legal scholar has been elected as the next prime minister of Tibet’s government-in-exile, following the relinquishing of political power by the Dalai Lama.

# tibet - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s Fix: the Dalai Lama visits Kildare; EU imposes multi-million euro fine on price-fixing cartel; and Rio Ferdinand starts an odd Twitter campaign.

What not to say to the Dalai Lama

The spiritual leader of Tibet has begun his first visit to Ireland in 20 years – read this to avoid embarrassment if you happen to bump into him.

# tibet - Thursday 10 March, 2011

The Dalai Lama in his own words and pictures Dalai Lama This post contains images

The Dalai Lama in his own words and pictures

As the Tibetan spiritual leader talks about stepping down we select some of his best quotes.

Dalai Lama says he will give up his political role in Tibet

The country’s spiritual leader denies that he feels disheartened by the continuing undermining of his influence by China.

# tibet - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Dalai Lama’s nephew killed during Florida walk for Tibet

Jigme Norbu was struck by a car while taking part in the march to mark the 50th anniversary of the failed Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule.

# tibet - Friday 22 October, 2010

Dalai Lama to come to Ireland next year

The Tibetan leader has announced plans to visit next April.