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Protests Erupt in Support for Tibet

In countries all over the world, protesters take to the streets to oppose Chinese rule of Tibet after demonstrations in the province turned violent. [Editor's note: The caption for an earlier version of this slideshow was incorrectly associated with a photo from Nepal. This version has been corrected.]

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China's Patchy Tibet Blackout
Article | BEIJING, March 20 -- As news reverberated around the world that bloody disturbances had erupted in Tibet, a star journalist for a leading Chinese newsmagazine was asked if he had any good sources in the remote mountain region. "Why?" he asked, unaware that anything was going on.
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In the Provinces, Life for Tibetans Is a Troubled Mix
Article | XINING, China, March 18 -- In one narrow stretch of a Tibetan market in this capital of Qinghai province, a young monk begging for alms, a middle-class manager of an herbal medicine shop and a wealthy trader of yaks and sheep held divergent views about how Tibetans are doing under Chinese rule.
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Chinese Patrol Restive Areas Bordering Tibet
Article | BEIJING, March 21 -- Chinese troops and police continued to patrol restive areas in provinces bordering Tibet on Friday, as calls mounted for China to allow foreign observers access to affected areas.
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Chinese Police Tighten Grip on Tibet's Capital
Article | BEIJING, March 16 -- Chinese police tightened their hold on Tibet's capital and heavily Tibetan areas in neighboring provinces Sunday, but sporadic violence in the region continued, according to reports from the affected areas.
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10 Dead as Protesters, Police Clash in Tibetan Capital
Article | BEIJING, March 15 -- Hundreds of protesters swarmed Tibet's capital Friday, clashing with police and setting fire to shops and cars in a spasm of violence worse than any there in nearly 20 years. Ten people were confirmed dead, and doctors reported dozens of injured streaming into hospitals as Lh...
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Taiwan's Ma Sets Plan To Recast Ties to China
Article | TAIPEI, March 23 -- Taiwan's president-elect, Ma Ying-jeou, outlined ambitious plans Sunday to revolutionize economic and security relations with China, aiming ultimately for a peace accord ending 59 years of hostility across the Taiwan Strait.
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Heavy Presence of Chinese Police Quells Rioting in Tibet's Capital
Article | BEIJING, March 16 -- Chinese police flooded into the streets of the Tibetan capital of Lhasa on Saturday to smother riots that have destroyed scores of Chinese-owned businesses and left at least 10 people dead. Officials demanded that the rioters surrender by midnight Monday, and shopkeepers cowered...
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Chinese Premier Blames Dalai Lama for Turmoil
Article | BEIJING, March 18 -- Premier Wen Jiabao said Tuesday that the recent unrest in Tibet was instigated by the exiled Dalai Lama and proved for all the world to see that his claims of seeking peaceful dialogue with China "are nothing but lies."

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