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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2701

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Dispute over LTTE demand for demilitarisation : President’s office dumb on HSZs issue

by Shamindra Ferdinando

The Island: The on-going dispute over the LTTE’s demand for disassembling of High Security Zones (HSZs) in the Jaffna peninsula took an unexpected turn with President Chandrika Kumaratunga’s office refusing to reveal her stance on the contentious issue.

LTTE gang abducts colleague from prison van

by Norman Palihawadane

The Island: An armed LTTE gang abducted an LTTE prisoner who was being brought in a prison van from the Jaffna prison to Anuradhapura courts on Monday afternoon, Vavuniya police said.

Naga leaders pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi

New Delhi, (PTI), Jan. 09: Two top Naga Leaders - Isak Chisi Swu and Thiungaleng Muivah - today paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi at the Rajghat.


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