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As Dalai Lama Pulls Back, Tibetans Elect Political Head

Lama will remain as spiritual leader

(Newser) - Tibetans in exile elected Harvard-educated academic Lobsang Sangay as their new prime minister today, hoisting him into the role of political leader that the Dalai Lama is vacating, the Wall Street Journal reports. Until now, the prime minister, or “Kalon Tripa,” of Tibet’s government in exile has... More »

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