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Tibetan exile community get new political leader

A Harvard legal scholar has been elected the next prime minister of Tibet's government-in-exile, officials announced Wednesday, paving the way for new leadership in the Tibetan community as the Dalai Lama gives up political power.Full story

China bans foreigners from restive Tibetan areas

China has banned foreigners from some restive, heavily Tibetan parts of southwestern Sichuan province, travel agents said on Friday, in an apparent attempt to close off a region shaken by recent clashes with the police. Full story

China says everything "normal" at restive Tibetan temple

China said on Tuesday everything was "normal" at a Tibetan Buddhist monastery after the Dalai Lama urged restraint in a stand-off between security forces and Tibetans at the temple in southwest China. Full story

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Exile Tibetans gather with portraits of Ugyen Thinley Dorje, the 17th Karmapa, in support of their third most important leader, in Dharmsala, India, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011. Thousands of followers of Karmapa are rallying to show their support as Indian officials continue to trace the source of more