Tibetan leaders say the Dalai Lama must decide on his successor

Tibetan leaders say the Dalai Lama must decide on his successor

The Dalai Lama has the sole authority to decide how his successor will be chosen, a gathering of senior religious and political leaders of the community in exile said on Wednesday.

Dalai Lama hails teen climate champion Greta Thunberg

Dalai Lama hails teen climate champion Greta Thunberg

The Dalai Lama has hailed Swedish teen environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg's efforts to highlight the climate crisis and mobilize young people.

Dalai Lama 'doing much better', should leave hospital in few days

Dalai Lama 'doing much better', should leave hospital in few days

The Dalai Lama has been admitted to hospital in New Delhi for treatment but is "doing much better" and should be released soon, his close aide told AFP on Wednesday.

Tibet supporters in India mark 60 years since uprising

Tibet supporters in India mark 60 years since uprising

Huge crowds gathered at the Dalai Lama's temple in India Sunday to commemorate 60 years since the failed Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule that drove the spiritual leader into exile.

Dalai Lama turns to iPhone to spread app-iness

Dalai Lama turns to iPhone to spread app-iness

The 82-year-old Buddhist monk announced the new app, which will allow users to watch live video of his teachings, to his 16.6 million Twitter followers on Thursday.

Indian woman reaches Everest summit twice in week

Indian woman reaches Everest summit twice in week

An Indian climber on Sunday reached the summit of Mount Everest for the second time in less than a week, her expedition team said, setting a women's record for a double ascent of the world's highest mountain in a single season.

Dalai Lama reunited with guard who welcomed him to India

Dalai Lama reunited with guard who welcomed him to India

The Dalai Lama has had an emotional reunion with the Indian border guard who escorted him as he fled his native Tibet following a failed uprising nearly 60 years ago.

Tibetan self-immolates in China: rights group

Tibetan self-immolates in China: rights group

A man has self-immolated in protest against China's presence in Tibet while calling for the return of the Dalai Lama, a rights group said Saturday, the first Tibetan to set themselves on fire since March.

Dalai Lama to visit Trump in move bound to anger China

Dalai Lama to visit Trump in move bound to anger China

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Wednesday that he would visit US President-elect Donald Trump, a meeting that would infuriate Beijing which views the Nobel Peace Prize-winning monk as a dangerous separatist.

Dalai Lama's EU Parliament speech: China threatens countermeasures

Dalai Lama's EU Parliament speech: China threatens countermeasures

China expressed anger on Monday and threatened countermeasures after exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama spoke at the European Parliament in the French city of Strasbourg and met its president, Martin Schultz.

China criticises US over Obama meeting with Dalai Lama

China criticises US over Obama meeting with Dalai Lama

China criticised US President Barack Obama on Thursday for hosting the Dalai Lama at the White House, despite efforts to avoid irking Beijing ...

Obama meets Dalai Lama in spite of China protest

Obama meets Dalai Lama in spite of China protest

President Barack Obama met the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at the White House on Wednesday despite a warning by China that this would damage diplomatic relations.