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Tibetan autonomy reaches 50, wishes unresolved

Beijing is celebrating 50 years since it made Tibet an autonomous region. This follows a couple of months after long-exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama turned 80, and was feted in Glastonbury, England, in June. He has contested China's iron rule in Tibet since 1950. He calls for a middle way for Tibet, or what he calls "meaningful autonomy". Beijing, however, considers his appeal as a bid for independence. Tibet Autonomous Region, as it is known, means central and western Tibet.… READ MORE : What are the top stories today? Click to watch: euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! euronews is available in 13 languages: In English: Website: Facebook: Twitter: Google+: VKontakte:

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