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Tibetan performers dressed in traditional costumes wait in front of an Olympic flag before the ceremony for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games torch relay June 21 in front of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, China. China on Wednesday lifted its ban on foreign tourists coming into Tibet. The ban was imposed in a crackdown on anti-Chinese unrest three months ago.

Tibetan performers dressed in traditional costumes wait in front of an Olympic flag before the ceremony for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games torch relay June 21 in front of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, China. China on Wednesday lifted its ban on foreign tourists coming into Tibet. The ban was imposed in a crackdown on anti-Chinese unrest three months ago.