Tibet - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Tibet US reps, Dalai Lama take aim at China sore spot Tibet DHARMSALA, India (AP) — As President Donald Trump appears to be warming to China, a bipartisan group from the U.S. House of Representatives took aim Wednesday at one of Beijing's sore spots: Tibet. Rep. Nancy Pelosi accused China of using economic leverage to crush Tibetan calls for autonomy. During a meeting with Tibetans and the Dalai Lama at his main temple in the Indian ... Wed, 10 May 2017 12:36:00 GMT 2017-05-10T12:36:00Z China not amused by Dalai Lama's spot on John Oliver's show BEIJING (AP) — John Oliver won rave reviews for his "Last Week Tonight" interview showing the Dalai Lama in all his candor and wit. Beijing, however, was not amused. China's foreign ministry on Tuesday said the exiled Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader had appeared "deceptive" on the HBO show where he criticized some Chinese leaders as small minded and mocked Beijing's portra... Tue, 07 Mar 2017 11:42:00 GMT 2017-03-07T11:42:00Z Tibet women's soccer team denied US travel visas A Tibet women's soccer team has been denied U.S. visas to participate in a tournament in Dallas. Cassie Childers, a coach and executive director for Tibet Women's Soccer, said that 16 members of the team were told at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India, that they "have no good reason to visit the U.S.," during their visit on Feb. 24. They were seeking travel visas to partic... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 07:49:00 GMT 2017-03-01T07:49:00Z Pro-Tibet protesters detained as China's Xi arrives in Bern DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Police in the Swiss capital of Bern prevented a pro-Tibet protester from setting himself on fire Sunday on the sidelines of a demonstration against the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping, officials said. Bern police say 32 people were stopped for refusing identity checks and other disruptions as part of their deployment to sec... Sun, 15 Jan 2017 20:53:00 GMT 2017-01-15T20:53:00Z Reports: Tibetan Buddhist monk self-immolates in west China BEIJING (AP) — A Tibetan Buddhist monk has set himself on fire in western China in what appeared to be the latest such radical protest against Beijing's rule, a U.S. government-backed radio station and rights monitoring group said. The unidentified monk set himself alight on a road outside the town of Machu in a traditionally Tibetan area of Gansu provinc... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:34:00 GMT 2016-12-09T04:34:00Z