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Stories with place: Tibet
  • Movie 'Doctor Strange' turns Tibetan man into European woman story has photos
    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.

  • Tibetans in exile re-elect Lobsang Sangay as prime minister story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-16 5:19 am

    DHARMSALA, India - Lobsang Sangay has been re-elected prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile in voting held last month, officials announced Wednesday, with Sangay saying the election shows that Tibetans in exile "are practicing democracy, whereas China is not."

  • India revokes visa for Germany-based Uighur activist 
    Updated: Apr-25-16 5:42 am

    NEW DELHI - India has revoked a tourist visa given to a Germany-based ethnic Uighur activist to attend an upcoming conference at the headquarters of the Tibetan government-in-exile in northern India, an official said Monday.

  • Dalai Lama to visit Indiana State Fairgrounds in June 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 6:46 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis will host the Dalai Lama this summer as Tibet's highest Buddhist priest plans a speaking event about world peace and tolerance.