Swiss flock to the Dalai Lama.

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The Swiss visit by the Dalai Lama raised SFr 350,000 for charity and drew an estimated 30,000 to hear teachings of Buddhist scripture over a period of eight days in Zurich's Hallenstadion.

The Dalai Lama was marking his longest-ever period of tuition outside India, where he lives in exile. He met with interior minister Pascal Couchepin, a move that generated publicity for Tibet but sparked criticism from the Chinese embassy in Bern. The embassy said the spiritual leader was engaging in...

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