Thursday, November 20, 2008
Young Tibetan leaders at a summit of exiles are pushing the Himalayan region to declare independence from China, while the older guard continues to support a more conciliatory approach toward Beijing, participants said.
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Tibetans could push for independence from China if exile groups meeting this week in India decide that is their only option, the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Eighteen people were killed and 29 injured when a passenger bus flipped over on a mountainous road in China’s Himalayan region of Tibet, a local policeman said Monday.
Monday, November 17, 2008
Several hundred Tibetan exile leaders gathered in northern India on Sunday for a landmark meeting widely expected to determine the direction of the movement that has struggled for decades to win autonomy from China.
Thursday, November 6, 2008
Hundreds of leading Tibetan exiles will gather mid-November in northern India for a watershed meeting that could forge a tougher stance on China and pose a political challenge for their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama.
Friday, October 31, 2008
Chinese state media says six people have died in heavy snow storms in Tibet. The official Xinhua News Agency said the storm that started Sunday has dumped close to 25 inches (64 centimeters) of snow in the south of the region.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
A rare condition still haunts the poorest villagers on the Tibetan plateau but improvements in nutrition and grain handling could help eradicate it, the head of a Belgian group fighting Kashin-Beck disease said on Tuesday.
Monday, October 20, 2008
A Tibetan monk who was imprisoned after helping make a film about the Olympics and Tibet has been released but was severely tortured while in prison, according to the film makers.
Saturday, October 18, 2008
Tibet is cutting admission fees to key attractions in an effort to boost tourism to the region after riots in March led to a dramatic drop in visitor numbers, Chinese state media said Friday.
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Eight Buddhist monks convicted of bombing a government building in Tibet during an anti-government uprising in March have been sentenced to prison, two of them for life, a judge said Tuesday.