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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Tibet

Last year
# Under fire
Airbnb profits from Xinjiang, Tibet listings
The company is one of the Olympics’ biggest backers with a reported $500 million sponsorship deal running until 2028.
All time
# spiritual leader
The Dalai Lama has been hospitalised in India
Tibet’s spiritual leader is 83 years old.
# Campaign
Tourists banned from Mount Everest base camp in bid to reduce rubbish piling up
The growing popularity of the mountain has lead to mounting levels of trash – and corpses.
# seismic
An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude has hit Tibet
The US Geological Survey said the quake hit at a depth of 25km (16 miles) about 300km (186 miles) northwest of the city of Qamdo.
# sishapangma
Bodies of two men found 16 years after avalanche in the Himalayas
Alex Lowe was regarded as the greatest climber of his generation when he died in 1999, alongside cinematographer David Bridges.
# stabbed to death
Men who killed influential British monk over 'money dispute' to be executed
Akong Tulku Rinpoche was found dead with multiple stab wounds at his home in 2013.
Dalai Lama: 'My female successor needs to be attractive, otherwise they won't be much use'
Not what you usually hear from the Buddhist monk.
# peaking it
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.
# nice to meet you
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.
# Destroyed
Fire destroys 1,000-year-old Tibetan town
Most of the houses were made of wood so the fire spread easily.
# Landslide
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
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.
# self-immolation
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.
# best friends
Best mates: Prince Charles and the Dalai Lama (pics)
But is it a case of ‘three’s a crowd’ when it comes to Camilla?
# Sand2Snow
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.
# China
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
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.
# China
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
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
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
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
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
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.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In tonight’s Fix: State assets, assassinations, apologies, and a glamour model turns to economics…
# behind the news
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?
# Protest
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
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.
# China
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.
# Protest
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.
# Earthquake
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
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
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
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
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
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.
# Week in Photos
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
# Dalai Lama
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
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.
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.