How the Dalai Lama’s dash from Tibet ‘changed the concept of Buddhism’ forever

Sixty years ago on Sunday the Dalai Lama fled Tibet under the cover of darkness, disguised as a soldier. Key points: Some 80,000 Tibetans fled...

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How the Dalai Lama’s dash from Tibet ‘changed the concept of Buddhism’ forever

Sixty years ago on Sunday the Dalai Lama fled Tibet under the cover of darkness, disguised as a soldier. Key points: Some 80,000 Tibetans fled...

Tibet slowly sliding off global radar as Dalai Lama ages

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China tech giants elbow into fast-growing Tibet

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China Defends Tibet Policies 60 Years After the Dalai Lama’s Exile

BEIJING (AP) — China is defending its often-criticized rule in Tibet 60 years after the Dalai Lama fled into exile amid an abortive uprising...

The Tibetan uprising of 1959 that led to the Dalai Lama’s long exile

March 10 marks the 60th anniversary of the 1959 Tibet uprising against Chinese rule. The rebellion ultimately failed, leading to the decades-long exile of...