The Dalai Lama refused to answer a question Monday about whether Tibetan monks should stop setting themselves on fire to protest China's occupation of Tibet.
The Dalai Lama says he supports the principles behind Arab Spring protests.
Talking with Piers Morgan, the Dalai Lama reveals that he has felt temptation when he sees a woman.
Tibetans have long occupied a special place in the heart of the West. But that has not done them very much good.
The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader is forced to cancel a visit to South Africa. CNN's Robyn Curnow reports.
Miffed by a visa delay that led the Dalai Lama to cancel a trip to South Africa, Archbishop Desmond Tutu lashed out at his government Tuesday, saying it had acted worse than apartheid regimes and had forgotten all that the nation stood for.
A 29-year-old Tibetan monk died after setting himself on fire Monday in southwestern China, according to state-run Xinhua news agency and Tibetan activists.
China spoke out strongly Sunday against a meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama, saying it "hurt the feelings of the Chinese people and harmed Sino-U.S. relations."
China says it is opposed to an upcoming meeting between the U.S. president and Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, and is calling on Barack Obama to cancel the visit.
The Dalai Lama has formally relinquished his political and administrative powers, a spokesman said Tuesday.
From March: The Dalai Lama plans to retire as the political head of exiled Tibetans. CNN's Mallika Kapur reports.
A Harvard-educated legal expert was elected head of Tibet's government-in-exile on Wednesday, filling the shoes of the Dalai Lama who said last month he was going to give up his political role.
Exiled Tibetan lawmakers are set to hold a historic debate on the Dalai Lama's offer to shed his political role, the speaker of their parliament said Monday.
The Dalai Lama announced Thursday his plan to retire as political head of the Tibetan exile movement, according to his website.
The Dalai Lama has announced his intention to relinquish his political responsibilities as head of Tibet's government-in-exile.
A nephew of the Dalai Lama died in northeast Florida Monday evening after he was hit by a car while walking along a highway.
The Dalai Lama talks to CNN's Hala Gorani about his future plans, including retirement, and seeking happiness.
The Dalai Lama, the Tibetan Buddhist leader long exiled from China, is seeking to visit the Tibetan region rocked by a deadly earthquake this week.
CNN's Betty Nguyen sat down for a candid interview with the Dalai Lama.
He's been decorated with awards and called one of the world's most influential people. He's addressed packed auditoriums and waved to crowds who line streets just to catch a passing glimpse of him. He's shaken the hands of countless global dignitaries and earned a fan base following on Facebook that might rival that of Hollywood stars.
The Dalai Lama talks with CNN's Larry King about President Obama, independence for Tibet, and the Chinese government.
China is "denying there is a problem" between its government and Tibet, the Dalai Lama says.
China summoned the U.S. ambassador on Friday to express its "strong dissatisfaction" over the Dalai Lama's meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama a day earlier.
Chinese authorities have harsh words about the Dalai Lama's Washington visit. CNN's Emily Chang reports.
President Obama met with the Dalai Lama -- the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader -- at the White House on Thursday despite strong objections from Chinese government officials.
When U.S. president Barack Obama meets the Dalai Lama at the White House this week, expect China to get angry.
President Obama intends to meet the Dalai Lama even though China has warned that such a meeting would harm bilateral ties, a White House spokesman said Tuesday.
The Dalai Lama on Sunday visited a region of India close to Tibet which China claims as its own, his spokesman said.
The H1N1 swine flu virus is putting our most familiar gesture of greeting -- handshakes -- at risk.
The Dalai Lama, accepting a human rights prize from a U.S. foundation Tuesday, chastised the United States for not fully addressing the economic divide between its poorest and richest citizens.
The Dalai Lama visits typhoon-devastated southern Taiwan to pray for the dead, angering China. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
The Dalai Lama says the key to stopping violence around the world is to stop "destructive emotion."
Cloaked in a traditional flowing red and saffron Tibetan robe the Dalai Lama took a deep breath as he began to express his gratitude to the country that took him in as a refugee 50 years ago.
The Dalai Lama goes on a prayer tour to thank the country that took him in as a refugee 50 years ago. CNN's Sara Sidner reprots.
Analysts in China are dismissing claims that nearly 1,300 computers in more than 100 countries have been attacked, and have become part of a cyber-espionage network apparently based in China.
CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports on the Dalai Lama's denied visa to South Africa.
An international peace conference in Johannesburg has been cancelled after South Africa refused the Dalai Lama a visa to attend the event.
South Africa has refused the Dalai Lama a visa to attend an international peace conference in Johannesburg this week, a presidential spokesman said.
The Chinese government has made life "hell on Earth" for Tibetans during the half-century since a failed uprising against its rule in 1959, the Dalai Lama said Tuesday.
Lawmakers in Tibet have approved March 28 as a day to mark the freeing of serfs in the troubled region, a move that a Dalai Lama representative said Tuesday did not address problems facing the area "realistically and seriously."
Tibetan exile leaders meet in India to discuss future movements to win autonomy from China. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy held his long-awaited meeting with the Dalai Lama, despite warnings from China.
Tibetan exile leaders, meeting in northern India to debate a potential new approach to Tibet's decades-long struggle for autonomy, have voted to stay with the Dalai Lama's current "middle way approach," according to a spokesman for the spiritual leader.
After a Oct. 25 announcement that he had "given up," the Dalai Lama reiterated this weekend that he is losing faith in talks with the Chinese government over Tibet's future
The Dalai Lama said Sunday that the situation in his native Tibet is deteriorating and he has little faith that ongoing negotiations with the Chinese government will lead to greater autonomy
Tibet's spiritual leader has said he's going to stop trying to negotiate with Beijing to win Tibet's autonomy. A look back at his singular life
Chinese authorities plan to set up a third round of negotiations with representatives of the Dalai Lama, China's state-run media reported Wednesday.
It appears that after decades of fruitless negotiations with Beijing, the 15th Dalai Lama may have finally reached the end of his tether
The Dalai Lama underwent successful laproscopic surgery to remove a gallstone Friday, according to his spokesman.
The Dalai Lama's spokesman says surgery on the Tibetan spiritual leader to remove a gallstone has ended successfully.
The Dalai Lama will undergo surgery to remove a gallstone, a spokesman for the Tibetan spiritual leader said Friday.
The Dalai Lama's spokesman says the Tibetan spiritual leader has been hospitalized in New Delhi. Tenzin Taklha told The Associated Press early Thursday that the Dalai Lama was admitted to a New Delhi for "further consultations with doctors"
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has been cleared to resume international travel after a medical checkup showed he has recovered from a recent abdominal ailment, his spokesman said.
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will undergo a routine medical examination at a hospital in the Indian capital on Tuesday, his spokesman Tenzin Taklha told CNN Sunday.
The Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader is suffering from exhaustion and has canceled his international trips for the next three weeks, according to his Web site.
I never knew much about Buddhism, and was not expecting much, spiritually, from covering the Dalai Lama. But what happened just goes to show how the unlikeliest events can affect you at the unlikeliest times.
Christiane Amanpour investigates a split between the Dalai Lama and some of his followers over dealing with China.
Gedun Gyatso, a 27-year-old Tibetan Buddhist monk, is so devoted to the Dalai Lama that when he was in prison, he placed a picture of him next to his pillow in open defiance of his jailers. The gesture earned Gyatso another month of incarceration on top of the three years he had served for his political activity.
What lies behind a rowdy encounter in New York City between devotees of a ferocious Himalayan deity and the followers of Tibet's spiritual leader?
The star joined KT Tunstall and Joss Stone for an audience with the spiritual leader
The exiled Dalai Lama meets with British religious leaders and Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
To the affectionate crowds that greet him around the world the Dalai Lama, the exiled leader of Tibet's Buddhists, is a revered campaigner for human rights, peace and religious understanding.
Tibet's spiritual leader takes a conciliatory tone towards Beijing while visiting London, but with not without conditions
The Dalai Lama has said he is "happy" to attend this summer's Olympic Games in Beijing, China, if he is invited.
Envoys for the Dalai Lama began a series of meetings Sunday with Chinese leaders, the first time the two sides have come together since violence broke out in the Tibetan regions of China in March.
Authorities detained more than 100 Tibetans protesting in Nepal's capital over China's crackdown in Tibet.
Envoys for the Dalai Lama and Chinese leaders are to meet for talks Sunday, a spokesman for the spiritual leader said Saturday.
I wish I had taken notes, but I was too busy eating a club sandwich. What I do remember of my early 1990s lunch with the Dalai Lama -- a session with about a dozen other magazine editors at a dining room in the Time & Life Building in Manhattan -- was that, beneath his ancient red monk's robe, His Holiness was wearing hiking shoes. Birkenstocks, perhaps. Maybe Timberlands.
Chinese officials will reportedly meet a representative of the Dalai Lama in coming days amid international pressure on Beijing to re-open dialogue with Tibet's exiled spiritual leader after recent violence in the Himalayan region.
ITN's Lindsey Hilsum reports that China is willing to talk with the Dalai Lama, albeit indirectly.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta and CNN's medical unit set up an interview with the Dalai Lama. For the latest, subscribe to "CNN All Access" on iTunes.
The Dalai Lama says he supports China in hosting the Olympic Games.
The Dalai Lama Friday rejected a series of allegations from the Chinese government, saying he does not seek the separation of Tibet and has no desire to "sabotage" the Olympic games.
Monks and peace activists take part in a peace march in Dharmsala, India in protest of the Chinese government crackdown.
U.S. House Speaker meets with the Dalai Lama in India. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
As China cracks down in Tibet, the Dalai Lama faces his greatest challenge since going into exile 49 years ago. Can his message of peace bring his people freedom?
China wants to tamp down the Tibet uprising with minimal force. And the exiled spiritual leader may be its best hope
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao told British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Wednesday that he is prepared to hold discussions on Tibet with the Dalai Lama, Brown said
Tibetan Youth Congress president Tsewang Rigzin and other "Free Tibet" party representatives met with the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala on Tuesday morning, representatives from both sides said.
The exiled leader seeks compromise between outraged Tibetans and Beijing authorities, but no one's listening
A new generation of Tibetans, while remaining loyal to their exiled spiritual leader, are no longer content to follow his dialogue-based policy
The Dalai Lama said Tuesday the Tibetan people will hold a referendum before he dies to decide whether a new system of leadership is necessary for the Himalayan people.
As China steps up its efforts to quash Tibet's autonomy movement, the spiritual leader says he may reconsider the centuries-old rules for choosing his successor
At least one monastery remained sealed off by armed troops in the Tibetan capital days after celebrations marking the awarding of the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal to the Dalai Lama, reported a human rights group.
Expressing hope that the future of Tibet and China will move beyond mistrust, the Dalai Lama accepted the Congressional Gold Medal from President Bush Wednesday during a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda.
China warned the United States on Thursday that its honoring of the Dalai Lama "gravely undermined" relations between the two countries, demanding Washington stop supporting the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader and take steps to repair ties, The Associated Press reported.
The Dalai Lama arrives on Capitol Hill to recieve the Congressional Gold Medal from President Bush.
China has offered harsh criticism of U.S. plans to honor the Dalai Lama with a Congressional medal on Wednesday in a Washington ceremony.
As Bush prepares to honor him, China's continuing obsession with the Tibetan spiritual leader reveals a grudging respect
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Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, is meeting top UK officials on a weeklong visit to Britain.