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Photos: From Lhasa to Everest, a Glimpse of Tibet Before Latest Ban on Tourism

Young monks training one another in the
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On the eve of China's ban on foreign travel in Tibet, Asia Society's Director of Education provides a personal look at the country's people, scenery and monasteries.

Photo of the Day: Smoky Mountain Scenery in Nyingchi, Tibet

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Smoky mountain scenery resembling Chinese ink painting in Nyingchi, Tibet on April 15, 2012. (Xianyi Shen/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Sorting Prints in Labrang Monastery, Tibet

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A monk sorting prints in Labrang Monastery in Gansu province of Tibet on June 26, 2011. (Kevin Schoenmakers/Flickr)

Interview: Robert Barnett on Why Tibetans Are Setting Themselves on Fire

Tibetans offer prayers near mock coffins to represent the victims self-immolation during a rally in Siliguri, in the Indian state of West Bengal, on February 8, 2012. China said February 7 it would 'resolutely crack down' on any attempts to instigate violence in Tibetan-inhabited areas, where authorities have launched a deadly clampdown on protesters. (Diptendu Dutta/AFP/Getty Images)
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Current tensions — including Tibetan monks and nuns using self-immolation as a form of protest — are not going to disappear without some concession from China's government, says a leading Tibet expert.

Photos: Vanishing Cultures Project Captures Threatened Tibetan Traditions

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The Vanishing Cultures Project's photographer-and-writer team journeyed to a remote corner of Nepal to document the indigenous Loba people and threats to their way of life.

Photo of the Day: Pool Table in Tibet

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Young men play pool outdoors against a mountain backdrop in Tibet on February 1, 2012.  (hcchien /Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Waiting for a Bus in Tibet

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In Tibet, two herdsman wait for a bus, which arrives only once a day on January 19, 2012. (Hsin-Chan Chien /Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Holy Lake in Tibet

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Yamzhog Yumco lake is one of the three sacred lakes in Tibet, located 150km south of Lhasa where the Himalayan and Kangdese Ranges meet. Photo taken on August 12, 2010. (National Capital Commission /Flickr)

Yangzom Brauen: 'Across Many Mountains' to Speak for Tibet

Yangzom Brauen, author of <i>Across Many Mountains</i>.
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Yangzom Brauen's new family memoir Across Many Mountains tells the harrowing yet ultimately inspirational story of her grandmother and mother's life in Tibet and their subsequent escape and exile after the Tibetan independence movement was suppressed by Chairman Mao's Red Army.

Video: Tom Brokaw Tells Tales of Reporting in China

Brokaw's historic <i>Meet the Press</i> interview with Zhao Ziyang.
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Former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw recounted four decades of China coverage during an intimate dinner at Asia Society New York.