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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2555

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Britain picks Lankan brains in fight against terrorism

Sunday Times

British security officers have sought advice from Sri Lanka on how to meet the threat from suicide bombers, the Guardian newspaper reported. British officers have visited Sri Lanka and Israel to learn from the experiences of two countries that have been in the front line of suicide bomb attacks by extremists.

Thais ready with peace task forces

Sunday Times

Balasingham wants to return to the Wanniby new route via Kerala after talks. Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinwatra's Government has given high priority for the upcoming peace talks between the Sri Lankan Government and the LTTE in the Sattahip Naval complex on the outskirts of the Pattaya beach resort.

Norway seeks world aid to rebuild Lanka

Sunday Times

Ottawa,Canada, Saturday (Reuters) - Peace talks between the Sri Lankan government and the LTTE will stand a better chance of success if international donors act now to help rebuild the war-damaged island, a senior Norwegian official said on Friday.

March for peace tomorrow

The Sunday Leader

The United National Party (UNP) is expecting unprecedented crowds to attend the Jana Bala Meheyuma tomorrow, September 9. The walk has been organised to propagate solidarity for peace and democracy in the country.

Local polls in NE on Sept. 25”

The Sunday Leader

While the government has already decided to hold local government elections in the north and east, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is planning to request Prime Minister Ranil Wickr- emesinghe to postpone the elections further.

I will marry them for you

A fellow is getting ready to tee-off on the first hole when
a second fellow approaches and asks if he can join him. The
first says that he usually plays alone but agrees to let the
second guy join him.