Beijing previously demanded that the Prime Minister apologise for hosting the Tibetan spiritual leader in 2012
The Dalai Lama's Tibetan monks brought an oasis of calm to the chaos of Glastonbury Festival with a chanting session.
The Nobel peace laureate and spiritual leader crossed the city's symbolic peace bridge
Beijing has prevented a Tibetan poet, Tsering Woeser, from travelling to the US to pick up an international women’s award by refusing to issue her a passport.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, who is considered by his followers to be the very manifestation of the bodhisattva of compassion, isn't known for swearing like an angry docker.
Dalai Lama gives away prize money but remains silent on self-immolations
1. The 14th Dalai Lama by Tetsu Saiwai
Chinese officials sought today to discredit Tibetans who have set themselves on fire to protest China's rule over their region, calling them outcasts, criminals and mentally ill people manipulated by the exiled Dalai Lama.
Harvard professor replaces Dalai Lama as political leader
China has condemned Barack Obama for "gross interference" in its internal affairs after the US President met the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at the White House for the second time in his presidency.
A Harvard academic will make the switch from America's East coast to the foothills of the Himalayas after being elected prime minister of the Tibetan exile community – a role that will see him take over the political duties previously carried out by the Dalai Lama.
Spiritual leader's speech intended to spark drive for democracy
Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, originally named Tenzin Gyatso, turned 75 today. To celebrate, The Independent Online has rummaged through the archives to provide you with a glimpse of the story so far of the life of the 14th Dalai Lama.
Appointing a successor to the Dalai Lama will have major political repercussions, reports Clifford Coonan from Shigatse
Hao Peng cuts an avuncular figure and is unusually frank for a party official in Tibet, where people rioted against Beijing rule two years ago. He is the new, approachable face that China wants to front its multibillion-yuan efforts to boost the isolated mountain enclave's economy and win the hearts and minds of the Tibetan people.
Young monk will take increasingly political role in country's highest legal body