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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2553

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<b>Release journalist U Win Tin from jail in Myanmar Immediately - Appeal WAN &WEF</b>

The World Association of Newspapers and World Editors Forum have asked the military rulers of Myanmar to release journalist U Win Tin from jail immediately following reports that his medical condition has worsened

<b>Sri Lanka praises Musharraf for his help in fighting terrorism </b>

SHIMALI SENANAYAKE, Associated Press Writer

Colombo, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka's President Chandrika Kumaratunga on Wednesday praised Pakistani President Gen. Pervez Musharraf for his support in fighting Tamil Tiger rebels and combatting global terrorism.

<b>Detention of two SLMM members by LTTE: Monitors clear navy of any flaws</b>

Namini Wijedasa - The Island

The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission has cleared the navy of any wrongdoing in the incident where LTTE cadres forcibly held two monitors against their will.

<b>Woman pining for Jaffna sets herself ablaze</b>

Sandasen Marasinghe - The Island

A young wife who wanted to visit Jaffna, her home town, burned herself to death on July 27, when her husband was unable to accompany her there.

<b>SLMM-LTTE to finalise sea route today</b>

Sumadhu Weerwarne - The Island

The head and deputy head of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) will be in Kilinochchi today to finalise details on LTTE cadres’ movement from LTTE-controlled areas in the north to those in the east via sea.

<b>What is Vegan?</b>

We were having a cook out Sunday my brother Eugene who moved into the city a few years back finally made it out to see us. He even brought along his girlfriend.