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President Barack Obama meets with the Dalai Lama in the Map Room of the White House, Feb. 21, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Ignoring China’s protest, Obama hosts Dalai Lama

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama granted an audience to Tibet’s Dalai Lama on Friday over the strong objections from China that the U.S. was meddling it its affairs. The White House took pains to […]

02/21/2014

President Barack Obama meets with the Dalai Lama in the Map Room of the White House, Feb. 21, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

White House bars media from Dalai Lama meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House defended its decision Friday to bar reporters and photojournalists from a meeting between President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama, while acknowledging the news media’s legitimate interest in covering […]

02/21/2014

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama poses for a "selfie" with blogger and activist Alek Boyd during a break between panel discussions at an event entitled: "Happiness, Free Enterprise, and Human Flourishing" Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama meets with Dalai Lama; visit rankles China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama met with the Dalai Lama at the White House Friday over the stern objection of China, which warned the meeting would “inflict grave damages” on the U.S. relationship with […]

02/21/2014

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama greets audience members as he arrives to speak at an event entitled: "Happiness, Free Enterprise, and Human Flourishing" Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Dalai Lama appears at right-leaning US think tank

WASHINGTON (AP) — Smiling and in saffron robes, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Thursday brought a message of compassion and care for humanity to the free market mavens of a right-leaning Washington think […]

02/20/2014

Actress Sharon Stone receives the Nobel Peace laureates summit Peace Prize from Dalai Lama in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Stone was awarded in recognition of her activities against HIV and AIDS. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Nobel laureates call for end to nuclear weapons

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize laureates are calling on world leaders to negotiate the “universal, legal and verifiable elimination of nuclear weapons.” The statement, which came Wednesday at the end of an annual […]

10/23/2013

Dalai Lama: I must be neutral about immolations

(AP) – The Dalai Lama says it is best for him to remain neutral about the wave of immolations by Tibetans in China protesting Beijing’s repressive policies. The Tibetan Buddhist leader spoke of the dilemma […]

07/10/2012

Dalai Lama visits SoCal today

The Dalai Lama will be in the Southland today meeting with reporters a day ahead of his scheduled address at the Long Beach Arena. The 76-year-old spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism  is scheduled to give […]

04/20/2012

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