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Dalai Lama gets mixed reception in Taiwan

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The Dalai Lama is in Taiwan to comfort victims of Typhoon Morakot in a visit that has angered China.

The Tibetan spiritual leader was greeted by Buddhist followers and supporters after landing in Taipei.

But a crowd of 50 pro-Chinese demonstrators later shouted insults at him as he boarded a train in the Taiwanese capital.

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