- Lobsang Sangay sworn in as PM of Tibetan government-in-exile Updated: May-27-16 7:01 am
DHARMSALA, India - Lobsang Sangay was sworn in for his second term as prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile Friday and said he will make maximum efforts to achieve regional autonomy for Tibet during his five-year term, but will prepare a strategy for the next 50 years if it's unsuccessful.
- Sherpa from Connecticut climbs Everest record 7th time Updated: May-20-16 7:12 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - A convenience store worker from Connecticut scaled Mount Everest on Friday for a seventh time, breaking her own record as the most successful female climber of the world's highest peak, expedition organizers said.
- Shallow quake hits Tibet, causing landslides, 60 hurt Updated: May-11-16 6:06 am
BEIJING - A shallow magnitude-5.5 earthquake struck the mountainous region of Tibet on Wednesday, injuring 60 people, collapsing houses and damaging bridges and roads, authorities said.
- Chinese province orders religion out of school Updated: May-06-16 2:08 am
BEIJING - A heavily Muslim Chinese province has demanded strict adherence to a ban on religion in schools after a video circulated online in which a kindergartener recites verses from the Quran.
- Bodies of elite climber, cameraman found in melting glacier Updated: May-01-16 2:18 pm
LOS ANGELES - The bodies of a renowned mountain climber and expedition cameraman who were buried in a Himalayan avalanche 16 years ago have been found.
- Movie 'Doctor Strange' turns Tibetan man into European woman Updated: Apr-27-16 10:16 pm
BEIJING - A Tibetan male character from the "Doctor Strange" comic books presented such a potential political minefield to Marvel that in the film version they cast a Caucasian woman in the role, reflecting the pressures Hollywood movie makers perceive when trying to appeal to the Chinese market.