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Indian police halt Tibetan’s self-immolation bid

A Tibetan exile set himself on fire outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi on Friday before Indian police intervened, witnesses said, in the latest self-immolation protest against China. The young protester poured liquid fuel on his body and lit himself before police overpowered him and put out the flames,…

Tibetan nun dies in self-immolation in China

A Tibetan nun died after setting herself on fire in southwest China on Thursday, the official Xinhua news agency said, in the 11th such incident involving Buddhist monks and nuns in the restive region. The International Campaign for Tibet confirmed the death of the nun, named Qiu Xiang and aged…