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    The American Embassy in China on Tuesday released photographs of U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke on a visit to Tibet, the tightly restricted Himalayan region repressed by Chinese communist authorities.

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  • In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, earthmovers remove rocks and mud on the scene where a landslide hit a mining area in Maizhokunggar County of Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on March 29, 2013. The large landslide trapped dozens of workers in the gold mining area, state media reported. (Associated Press/Xinhua)

    China: Landslide buries 83 in Tibet gold mine area

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  • Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama delivers his speech during a seminar held by Japanese Diet members in Tokyo, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. (Associated Press)

    Dalai Lama wants probe of immolations

    Lashing back at criticism from China, the Dalai Lama on Tuesday said Beijing needs to thoroughly investigate the causes of self-immolations by Tibetans and blamed "narrow-minded Communist officials" for seeing Buddhist culture as a threat.

  • Indian police detain a Tibetan Youth Congress supporter protesting outside the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi on Monday. China has blamed the Dalai Lama for the glorification of a wave of self-immolations among Tibetans. (Associated Press)

    China: Dalai Lama glorifies self-immolations

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  • Gary Locke

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    The Chinese Foreign Ministry this week lashed out at U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke,accusing him of meddling in China's domestic affairs after he questioned its policies toward Tibet, where Buddhist monks have been burning themselves to death to protest Chinese rule.

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    The U.S. ambassador to China made a surprise visit to Tibet, where Buddhist monks have been burning themselves to death to protest Chinese rule.

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  • In this image made from amateur video footage released by the Tibetan Youth Congress, two Tibetans hold Tibetan independence flags June 20, 2012, as they are engulfed in flames in their self-immolation to protest against Chinese rule, on a street in Yushu prefecture in China's Qinghai province. The group and the official Xinhua News Agency said one of the men died and the other was seriously injured. (Associated Press/The Tibetan Youth Congress)

    Two Tibetans set themselves on fire in west China

    Two young Tibetans, a herder and a migrant carpenter, set themselves on fire and hold up Tibetan flags as the flames engulf them before they stumble and fall on a street in western China, in a graphic video of their immolations released Thursday.

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    Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys dies at 47

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  • Exiled Tibetan monks hold a candlelight vigil in Dharmsala, India, as they react to news reports of self-immolation by two Tibetan monks at the Kirti Monastery in China's Sichuan province. The two monks, who are in stable condition after being rescued by police, called out "long live the Dalai Lama," according to Free Tibet. (Associated Press)

    EDITORIAL: Burning for freedom

    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.

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