Asia

Tibetans celebrate Dalai Lama's birthday as he turns 84

Hundreds of people joined the Dala Lama in the Indian city of Dharamsala to celebrate his 84th birthday.

Tibet

Tibet: 60 years of stalemate awakens young generation

The March 1959 Tibetan revolt was brutally put down with estimates of tens of thousands killed by Chinese troops.

Tibet: 60 years of stalemate awakens young generation

Refugees

After 60 years in India, why are Tibetans leaving?

Tibetans sought refuge in India from the Chinese invasion 60 years ago, but face economic uncertainty and mistreatment.

After 60 years in India, why are Tibetans leaving?

Inside Story

Will Tibetans have a homeland of their own?

Tibetans are marking 60 years since the 1959 uprising against Chinese rule.

Tibet

Rallies in India mark 60 years of Tibet uprising

Dalai Lama supporters gather at Dharamsala temple and in New Delhi to commemorate 1959 rebellion against Chinese rule.

Rallies in India mark 60 years of Tibet uprising

Weather

Blizzards in Tibet kill thousands of livestock

Local authorities sent vets, medicine and animal feed to the hard-hit areas in Qinghai Province on the Tibetan Plateau.

Blizzards in Tibet kill thousands of livestock

Tibet

China vows easier foreign tourist entry to Tibet amid US pressure

US passed law in December banning entry to Chinese officials deemed responsible for restricting Tibet access.

China vows easier foreign tourist entry to Tibet amid US pressure

Religion

Life inside one of the world's biggest Buddhist monasteries

Yarchen Gar is home to over 10,000 devotees, making it one of the largest congregation of monks and nuns.

Life inside one of the world's biggest Buddhist monasteries

Dalai Lama

How do you build peace? A conversation with Dalai Lama

The Stream is joined by the Tibetan spiritual leader for a very special show to discuss building peace in times of conflict.

How do you build peace? A conversation with Dalai Lama

Human Rights

UNESCO declares Chinese plateau a World Heritage Site

Tibetan activists fear World Heritage Site status for Hoh Xil may lead to displacement of Tibetan population.

UNESCO declares Chinese plateau a World Heritage Site

Asia

Tibetan student self-immolates in India

Young man in Varanasi city survives but suffers 50 percent burns after setting himself on fire shouting 'freedom'.

Tibetan student self-immolates in India

Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama has 'no worries' about Trump presidency

Tibetan spiritual leader says he hopes to meet US president-elect Donald Trump.

Dalai Lama has 'no worries' about Trump presidency

Asia

Teenage Tibetan in India dies after self-immolation

After protesting at Chinese rule, young Tibetan in New Delhi succumbs to burn injuries in second such death this year.

Teenage Tibetan in India dies after self-immolation

China

China builds 'living Buddha' database to stop impostors

Register contains details of 870 people considered incarnations of Buddha, a move Beijing hopes will stop fraud.

China builds 'living Buddha' database to stop impostors

Environment

'Roof of the world' cries for climate action

Tibet plateau's 46,000 glaciers, supplying water to more than one billion people, at risk from rising temperatures.

'Roof of the world' cries for climate action