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BEIJING (Reuters) - Envoys of the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader who has been branded a separatist by Beijing, said fundamental differences remained after talks in China on allowing more autonomy for the Buddhist region.
Envoys of Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, arrived in China on Wednesday for secretive talks on allowing more autonomy for the Buddhist region, Tibet's government-in-exile said.
By Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - Several Tibetan monks have been detained for opposition to a Chinese political campaign they were forced to participate in, sparking a rare mass protest, two advocacy groups said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Confidence-building talks between Tibetans and China have done little to ease a "very repressive" atmosphere in Chinese-ruled Tibet, the Dalai Lama said on Tuesday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who visits China next week, must push Beijing to deal directly with the Dalai Lama, an international rights group said on Friday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair should push China to deal directly with the Dalai Lama when he visits Beijing next week, an international rights group said on Friday.
By Lindsay Beck LHASA, China (Reuters) - "Have you ever seen the Dalai Lama?" asks a young nun in the narrow, winding streets of the Tibetan capital's old town. She keeps her eyes averted as she speaks the words that could themselves be considered subversive in Chinese-ruled Tibet.
DHARAMSALA, India (Reuters) - About 10,000 people includingmonks, Tibetan refugees and foreign tourists, prayed outsidethe Dalai Lama's home in northern India on Wednesday tocelebrate the spiritual leader's 70th birthday.
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.