Olympic torch on top of Mount Everest

The Olympic flame reached the top of Mount Everest on Thursday, an emotional moment for China and the crowning of the Beijing Olympics torch relay that was dogged by anti-Chinese protests on its world tour.
Climbers, all wearing red, shouted “Beijing welcomes you!” and “tashi delek” – a Tibetan greeting meaning “may everything be well” – after lighting the torch on the 8,848-metre peak at the end of a seven-hour climb with the Olympic flame protected in a lantern.

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