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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2967

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Khaleda to seek balanced bilateral trade with Myanmar

Prime Minister Khaleda Zia will leave on a three-day visit to Myanmar on Wednesday for talks on broadening the cooperation between the two neighbours in the fields of trade, commerce and communication.

Timeline on uneasy peace bid of Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka’s warring parties opened a fresh round of peace negotiations in Japan Tuesday amid mounting tension at home over repeated violations of their fragile truce.

Shipping links tops PM Myanmar agenda

Coastal shipping links between Bangladesh and Myanmar will top the agenda when Prime Minister Khaleda Zia holds talks with her Myanmar counterpart today at Yangon.

Blair wins parliamentary backing for war

By Mike Peacock and Katherine Baldwin

Britain's parliament gave Prime Minister Tony Blair a green light on Tuesday to wage war on Iraq, despite a massive revolt within his own party, rejecting a motion which said the case for action had not been made.

Thailand expels three Iraqi diplomats

Thailand said on Wednesday it had expelled three low-ranking Iraqi diplomats for security reasons ahead of an expected attack by U.S.-led forces on Iraq.