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Tibet's 17th Karmapa on Climate Change, the Dalai Lama, and China

The 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee during a teaching in Paris to Buddhist followers in Europe. Photo by Saransh Sehgal (June 5, 2016).The Tibetan Buddhist leader on climate change, his future leadership role, and Tibetan issues. The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee is the spiritual head of the Karma Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism, “the one who carries out Buddha activity.”

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NHK Interviews His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Osaka

His Holiness the Dalai Lama being interviewed by NHK television in Osaka, Japan on May 9, 2016. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDLThis morning His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove from Narita to Haneda Airport in Tokyo under grey skies to take the hour long flight to Osaka.

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Ten Questions for Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay

Tibetan prime minister, Dr Lobsang Sangay. Photo: FileThe 14th Kashag had the formidable challenge of ensuring a smooth transition in the wake of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s historic decision to devolve his political authority to a democratically elected leader while sustaining the Tibetan freedom struggle.

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Open up or break up, dissident Yang Jianli tells China

Open up or break up, Chinese dissident Yang Jianli tells China. Photo: Catch NewsChinese dissident leader Yang Jianli, the moving force behind the Interfaith Conference of China’s ethnic and religious minorities in Dharamsala recently, is not unduly disturbed by the cancellation of visas of some dissident leaders by India.

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Tibet and Taiwan share common problems with China? A talk with Taiwanse

TPI talked with four members of the Taiwan Friends of Tibet on issues related Tibet and Taiwan, on July 19, 2013. Photo: TPI/Chumar DhondupDharamshala: - Staff journalist Kalsang Dolma from the exile Tibetan news agency “The Tibet Post International” has talked with four members of a group from Taiwan Friends of Tibet (TFOT), on current issues of Tibet and Taiwan.

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A conversation with His Eminence the 7th Ling Choktul Rinpoche

Picture taken after the interview, San Francisco, June 2014 (Photo/Ngawang Tsephel)San Francisco, June 2014: - Advancing Disability Rights by Expanding our Understanding: A Conversation with His Eminence the 7th Ling Choktul Rinpoche.

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Global Voices: Tibetan self-immolation soars with despair

Tibet self-immolations 200902913. Photo: Outlook Tibet“Fire in the Land of Snow,” a documentary examining the spreading phenomenon of self-immolation protests in Tibet, provides the latest troubling chapter in the history of a solitary population inhabiting the Himalayan highlands known as the Roof of the World.

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'Tibet should be a core issue for India' says Sikyong

Tibetan Prime Minister-in-Exile Lobsang Sangay. File Photo: Sandeep Saxena The Hindu's exclusive interview with Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Sikyong or Leader of the self-styled "Tibetan Parliament in-exile"

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Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay’s interview on C-Span

Sikyong Dr Sangay during his interview with CSpan.Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration talked to C-Span about the current political, social, economic condition of Tibet, the on-going tensions with China, and the Obama administration’s approach to both countries. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. (Watch)

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Nepal temple bans animal sacrifice

Boudhanath Buddhist Temple. Kathmandu. Nepal 2011. Photo: FileIn a significant move that will save millions of animals, Nepal’s Gadhimai temple trust on Tuesday announced a ban on animal sacrifice at the Gadhimai festival, the world’s biggest animal sacrifice event held every five years.

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Interview on NDTV’s Your Call (Full Transcript)

His Holiness the Dalai Lama during an NDTV interview Credit: The Tibet Post International/Reproduced with permission from The Tibet Post InternationalNew Delhi: On Your Call, Dalai Lama takes on some questions from across the country, including one from Narayana Murthy of Infosys. Below is the full transcript of the interview.

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The Diplomat speaks with the prime minister of Tibetans in exile

Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Prime Minister of the Tibetan government. Photo: Outlook Tibet"The first year was anxious but I told myself this is my karma and I had to do the best I could to fulfill the aspirations of Tibetans in exile and Tibet," said Dr Lobsang Sangay, the political leader of Tibet.

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Dalai Lama Says He’d ‘Welcome’ Investigation of Tibetan Self-Immolations

The Dalai Lama at a conference organized by the Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine in late February.Nearly 30 Tibetans have set themselves on fire since 2009 to protest Chinese rule in Tibetan areas, and in a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, the Dalai Lama said he would welcome an investigation of the matter.

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I support the middle-way approach advocated by Dalai Lama: 17th Karmapa

The 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorjee. Photo: FileOgyen Trinley Dorje, the 17th Karmapa or head of the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, has for the first time slammed Beijing’s totalitarian rule in Tibet and come out in open support of Dalai Lama’s middle-path approach, or ‘meaningful autonomy’ to resolve the Tibetan crisis.

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"Just a human being," says the Dalai Lama in Bodh Gaya

Bodh Gaya: On a special episode of The Buck Stops Here, from the Kalachakra at Bodh Gaya, speaking to NDTV's Barkha Dutt, the Dalai Lama says he is just human, a Buddhist, a Tibetan.

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Hope, Confidence and the Power of the People: An Interview With Tibetan Activist Tsering Tsomo

Tsering Tsomo, Executive Director of the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRDThis is the third in a series of interviews I conducted while working last summer in Dharamshala, India.

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Why the deep Chinese gloom?

Armed Police in Tibet

It is not only Tibet which has witnessed unrest in the recent weeks.
The Financial Times mentions: "Beijing has underlined its concern that an economic slowdown could lead to social unrest in China, with the country’s security chief urging local officials to do more to prepare for the 'negative effects of the market economy'."

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Interviews and a Conversation about Potential Modes of Expression to Bring Freedom to the World

His Holiness at the Kyoto International Conference Centre, meeting with journalists from Sapio magazine, journalists from fashion and beauty magazine Anan in Kyoto and Japanese writer Banana Yoshimoto Kyoto, Japan on November 24, 2013.Photo/Office of Tibet, JapanIKyoto, Japan, 24 November 2013 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama gave three interviews during the morning today. In the first, Ms Kintoyo from Kyoto Seika University, who have been his hosts in Kyoto, prompted him to talk about responding to different images.

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Tibetan Parliament in Exile To See First Ever Opposition Party

Political party founder Tenzin Rabgyal in front of his chemist shop in Dharamshala, near the Central Tibetan Administration. Photo: TPI

Dharamshala: Tenzin Rabgyal is a man with a democratic plan. The 31-year-old MA student of public administration, and volunteer campaigner for Lobsang Sangey's Kalon Tripa campaign, aims to found a new political party - the People's Party of Tibet (PPT) - in an attempt to create a two-party system in the arena of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA).

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An exclusive interview with the Dalai Lama

His Holiness the Dalai Lama (file photo)‘I always pray the Chinese leadership should develop more common sense’

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Gary Locke, US Ambassador to China Answers Questions on Tibet

US Ambassador to China nominee Gary Locke testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 26, 2011, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his nomination/Associated Press Photo

Dharamshala: The US Senate confirmed former Commerce Secretary Gary Locke as Ambassador to China on 27 July 2011. Excerpts from response given by the Ambassador to questions posed to him by Senators in connection with the confirmation hearing follows:

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