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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2992

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Sri Lanka, Pakistan discuss people smuggling as another 21 'illegals' held

Pakistan's interior minister Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat has discussed the issue of human smuggling with Sri Lankan officials, a minister said, as Colombo announced the arrest of 21 Indians and Pakistanis allegedly preparing to leave illegally for Italy.

Vajpayee vows to fulfill Mahant's dream of building Ram Temple

The BJP's two senior most leaders Atal Behari Vajpayee and L.K. Advani have once again asserted that the controversial Ram Temple will be built at Ayodhya.

Myanmar wants \"cool down\" before Suu Kyi release

By Nopporn Wong-Anan

Myanmar's military rulers are isolating democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi to prevent political anarchy which could destroy the country, and will free her when the situation cools.

New ''Saddam'' message urges resistance, uprising against U.S. occupation forces

A new audiotape attributed to Saddam Hussein, aired Friday, urges his followers continue the uprising against U.S. occupation forces and keep control of former state property to use in the rebellion. The voice said the tape was made Sunday.

Oil company to stand trial for alleged Burma rights abuses

US oil giant Unocal must stand trial in California for alleged complicity in human rights abuses by Burma's military junta, including forced labour, rape and torture, a judge has ruled.