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Hundreds of exiled Tibetans have begun a landmark meeting in Dharamsala, the seat of Tibet’s government in exile (photo, from cnn.com), in order to discuss their homeland’s future with China.

The Dalai Lama, the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, called the meeting, amid frustrations over repeated failed talks with the Chinese government, saying that new ideas were necessary. (more…)

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For the first time, China has admitted that anti-beijing protests have spread outside the Tibetan Autonomous Region, as security is ratcheted up.

On Sunday, in Sichuan, the state-run news agency Xinhua reported huge damage after riots, to government buildings and shops. (more…)

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