China marks Tibet anniversary and condemns Dalai Lama

Rights groups say freedom of expression remains "severely restricted" in Tibet, and progress is "removed from reality".

Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama warns China on interfering in succession

Tibetan Buddhist leader says China is trying to interfere in his succession and split Tibetan Buddhism.

Humanitarian crises

Two pulled from rubble five days after Nepal quake

Death toll passes 5,500, as some remote villages start receiving food and tents from aid workers.

Humanitarian crises

Aid arrives in Nepal's remote quake-hit villages

Earthquake death toll tops 5,500, police officials say, as some remote villages start receiving food and tents.

Human Rights

Education offers hope for Tibetans in India

Schools provide a crucial link for a scattered refugee community hampered by an unclear legal status.


Tibetan protests reported in China's Sichuan

Monk shot in the arm by police during clash following three fatal self-immolations in eight days, rights group says.

Business & Economy

Food price hike hits Nepal's Humla district

Remote district's poor infrastructure blamed for big rise in food prices.


Nobel laureates cancel trip to South Africa

Several female laureates refuse to travel for event over Dalai Lama not being granted a visa to travel to the country.


Dalai Lama says successor not required

Institution "served its purpose" and Tibetan Buddhism "not dependent on one individual", exiled spiritual leader says.

Arts & Culture

In Pictures: Dalai Lama leads peace prayers

Tibetan spiritual leader performs Kalachakra as 150,000 devotees attend religious meet in India-administered Kashmir.

Al Jazeera Correspondent

Mustang: A Kingdom on the Edge

Al Jazeera's Steve Chao follows the struggle of the Tibetan people to preserve an ancient culture.

101 East

Tibet's refugees

Every year, 3000 Tibetan refugees risk death fleeing China across the Himalayas.