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Two trekkers in their twenties missing in Indian Himalayas

Two French trekkers in their twenties have gone missing in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas after breaking away from their group near the mountain town of Dharamshala, police said Monday. “Over two dozen people are searching for the missing trekkers in the Dhauladhar mountain ranges,” local police chief Balbir…

Exiled Tibetans elect new leader

DHARAMSHALA, India – Thousands of Tibetans worldwide voted on Sunday for a new political leader who hopes to become a fresh face of their struggle for freedom in China, a cause embodied for decades by the Dalai Lama. The revered monk, 75, announced 10 days ago that he wanted to…