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On Saturday near the Kirti Buddhist monastery in Sichuan province in the People's Republic of China (PRC), a Tibetan monk sat on the ground, drank and doused himself with kerosene, and set himself ablaze. He was immediately engulfed in flame and soon burned to death.
The 30 U.S. troops and eight Afghans who died in a helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan were on a mission targeting a Taliban leader when an insurgent fired a rocket-propelled grenade at the chopper and shot it down, the U.S.-led coalition said Monday.
Tibet's government-in-exile is willing to negotiate with Beijing "anytime, anywhere," its new prime minister said on Thursday, suggesting his leadership of the independence movement will not be radically different from that of the Dalai Lama.
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.