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Obama meets with Dalai Lama; Chinese complain

July 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

President Barack Obama held a White House meeting today with the Dalai Lama, a fellow Nobel Peace laureate, hours after China called on the U.S. to rescind an invitation that could sour relations with Beijing. Continue Reading

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Dalai Lama, in MN, Says Bin Laden Killing Understandable

May 7, 2011 in WDAZ

The Dalai Lama says the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden was understandable, yet it also saddens him. Continue Reading

Dalai Lama to face reporters, meet Minnesota Tibetans

May 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Dalai Lama meets with reporters and holds an audience with Tibetan Minnesotans today. Continue Reading

Tibetans eager for Dalai Lama’s visit to Minnesota

May 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Minnesota Tibetan community is estimated at around 2,500 to 3,000, mostly in the Twin Cities area. That’s second in the U.S. only to the greater New York area. When the Dalai Lama announced earlier this year that he would give up his political role, while remaining a spiritual leader, he said it was time for elected leadership to emerge in the Tibetan community. Continue Reading

Nephew of the Dalai Lama hit by car, killed on Fla. walk

February 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Dalai Lama’s nephew was smiling, radiating energy as he tackled the first leg of a 300-mile walk to promote Tibet’s independence from China. He insisted on finishing the last two miles on his own, even as darkness fell.
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