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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2644

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<b>Sri Lanka Seeks $500 Million for War-Shattered North</b>

Scott McDonald - Reuters

Colombo (Reuters) - Sri Lanka will appeal to international donors for much of the $500 million it needs over the next five years to rebuild its war-shattered north, cabinet minister Jayalath Jayawardena said on Monday.

<b>Government, Tamil rebels discuss rebuilding northern Sri Lanka </b>

Shimali Senanayake, Associated Press Writer

Colombo, Sri Lanka - Government negotiators and Tamil rebels discussed Monday ways to rebuild war-devastated northern Sri Lanka, an official said.

<b>To My Darling Husband,</b>

I'm sending you this letter in a bogus software company
envelope so you'll be sure to read it. Please forgive the
deception, but I thought you should know what's been going
on since your computer entered our lives two years ago.

<b>LTTE issues warning against Child labour & of Child abuse</b>

Guna Kajananth

Batticaloa, August 26: This evening LTTE’s Batticoloa office issued a leaflet chiding the public, about increasing abuse of children for cheap labour and sex and invited information from the public about such misuse.

<b>Demining will take more than ten years, if peace prevails</b>

Guna Kajananth

Jaffna, August 27: Don Smith, the head of the US state-department's ‘Quick Reaction Demining Force,’ deployed here since May 22, says it would take ten years to make northeast completely mine-free.