A huge landslide buried 83 workers at a gold mining site in western China on Friday, setting off a frantic rescue effort, China’s state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
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Two Tibetan monks have died in separate self-immolation protests in Tibetan regions of western China since Sunday, according to reports on Monday by two Tibet advocacy groups.
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Negotiators at the United Nations began a final round of talks on Monday aimed at completing a treaty to regulate the international trade in conventional weapons.
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The woman, Kalkyi, set fire to herself near a monastery in the county of Dzamthang in Ngaba Prefecture, according to a report by Radio Free Asia.
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The latest deaths bring the total number of Tibetans who have killed themselves by fire since February 2009 to 119, said Radio Free Asia.
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The world’s oldest living person, Jiroemon Kimura, celebrated his 116th birthday on Friday with congratulations from around the world.
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Timothy P. Murray said on Wednesday that he would resign on June 2, a move that surprised the political establishment there.
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The Lhasa based Tibet travel agency (TCTS) wants to make Tibet more accessible to travelers and their families. With a rapidly changing tourist climate, traveling to Tibet is now easier than ever. TCTS is now in a position to offer...
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Reports emerged on Monday that a Tibetan man had set himself on fire in protest against Chinese rule in his homeland. According to Radio Free Asia, Phakmo Dhondup, self-immolated a day earlier in Amdho (Qinghai in Chinese) Province in eastern Tibet. He was rushed to hospital for treatment, but the extent of his injuries is unclear.
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Three more bodies have been found on Sunday afternoon at the site of a mining area landslide in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, rescuers said. • All-out rescue for buried miners in Tibet • Hopes fading for mine landslide victims in Tibet
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