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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1069

Will Sri Lanka end up in a Sierra Leone type Situation? Darussaman Panelists Feed the Conspiracy Theory

Whether Sri Lanka will have to finally face a Sierra Leone like situation depends on what the UNHRC decides on the draft Resolution which was finally submitted to the Council yesterday (March 7th ) in the original form with no major modification of its Clause Three.

Will Sri Lanka end up in a Sierra Leone type Situation? Darussaman Panelists Feed the Conspiracy Theory
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Kamalendran and other two suspects remanded till 20 March

Kayts Magistrate S. Lenin Kumar further remanded the three accused persons - Kandasamy Kamalendran, Leader of the Opposition in the Northern Provincial Council and Lundan Sasindran and Rexigan's wife Enida Rexigan for the fifth time, until 20h March in the murder of Delft Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Daniel Rexigan.

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Child Friendly School

Benjamin Disraeli once said that “the youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity”. Any investment in the empowerment of youths will always add value to a Nation especially to one like Sri Lanka.

Child Friendly School
Child Friendly School
Child Friendly School
Child Friendly School
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Disproportionate negative attention is making the task of reconciliation difficult in Sri Lanka – Prof. G.L. Peiris

Sri Lanka’s External Affairs Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris has said, the highly prejudiced actions taken by a few countries and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to give disproportionate negative attention to Sri Lanka, has made the separatist Tamil elements in Sri Lanka and abroad more intransigent, making the intensely difficult task of reconciliation in Sri Lanka, even harder.

 Disproportionate negative attention is making the task of reconciliation difficult in Sri Lanka – Prof. G.L. Peiris
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Excavation in Mannar Mass Grave Site Stopped, on the Orders of Police Magistrate.

The excavation works at the Mass Grave site, Mannar have been stopped effective from Wednesday - 5th March, subsequent to the decision arrived at a discussion held yesterday near the Grave Site presided over by Mannar Magistrate Ms. Ananthi Kanagaratnam.

Excavation  in  Mannar  Mass Grave Site  Stopped,  on the Orders of Police Magistrate.
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President and BIMSTEC Leaders Pledge to Strengthen Bilateral Relations

President Mahinda Rajapaksa held bilateral discussions with several leaders on the sidelines of the third BIMSTEC Summit in Myanmar. During these discussions leaders agreed to strengthen existing relations both within and outside the BIMSTEC framework in all areas where there is potential for cooperation.

 President and BIMSTEC Leaders Pledge to Strengthen Bilateral Relations
 President and BIMSTEC Leaders Pledge to Strengthen Bilateral Relations
 President and BIMSTEC Leaders Pledge to Strengthen Bilateral Relations
 President and BIMSTEC Leaders Pledge to Strengthen Bilateral Relations
 President and BIMSTEC Leaders Pledge to Strengthen Bilateral Relations
 President and BIMSTEC Leaders Pledge to Strengthen Bilateral Relations
 President and BIMSTEC Leaders Pledge to Strengthen Bilateral Relations
 President and BIMSTEC Leaders Pledge to Strengthen Bilateral Relations
 President and BIMSTEC Leaders Pledge to Strengthen Bilateral Relations
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President Mahinda Returns

President Mahinda Rajapaksa returned to the island early in the morning following a visit to Myanmar to attend the third BIMSTEC Summit.

President Mahinda Returns
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China’s Hanification of Xinjiang is Failing

On Saturday, March 1, more than 10 assailants slashed scores of people with knives at the Kunming train station in Yunnan province in southern China in what state media said Sunday was a terrorist assault by ethnic Uyghur (also spelled as Uighur) separatists from the far west.

The Aftermath of a Train Station Terror Attack in China
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Sri Lank's Actg. External Affairs Minister receives Foreign Minister of Afghanistan

Neomal Perera, Acting Minister of External Affairs received Zarar Ahmad Osmani Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport on Wednesday (5th March, 2014) ahead of the State visit to Sri Lanka by His Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

 Sri Lank's Actg. External Affairs Minister receives Foreign Minister of Afghanistan
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Sri Lanka: War Crimes or New Cold War? Is the real intention a regime change?

A lot has been written in the media by several observers about a possible international investigation by the UN Human Rights Council into alleged abuses of human rights during the latter stages of the war in 2009. The focus has been on an agenda espoused by the Tamil diaspora relating to alleged abuses of human rights in Sri Lanka.

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Islamabad Blasts: A Slap on National Security Policy

Two Suicide bombers and 4 others terrorists hit the capital just after the announcement of cease fire by TTP.
The terrorists started the attack at 09:15 am and kept on playing with the lives of innocent people for about 40 minutes but none of the local security elements reached to the scene and responded the militants.

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66th Independence Day of Sri Lanka Celeberated in Glienicke/Nordbahn of Berlin

Dr. Hans Gunther Oberlack, Mayor of Glienicke/Nordbahn, a residential area north of Berlin, Germany, organized a ceremony to celebrate the 66th independence day of Sri Lanka in the town hall.

 66th Independence Day of Sri Lanka Celeberated  in Glienicke/Nordbahn of Berlin
 66th Independence Day of Sri Lanka Celeberated  in Glienicke/Nordbahn of Berlin
 66th Independence Day of Sri Lanka Celeberated  in Glienicke/Nordbahn of Berlin
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