"The Dalai Lama threatened Tuesday to step down as leader of Tibet's government-in-exile if violence committed by Tibetans in his homeland spirals out of control." [AP]

UPDATE: Apparently he both can't resign and is super-resigning: "The Dalai Lama cannot technically resign as he is revered as the re-incarnation of his predecessor, but he has often suggested that he will not be re-incarnated again." [Times UK]