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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2344

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Burma’s Junta Released Little, But Arrested More: Freed 91 detainees & made more new arrests

According to the Media Unit of the National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma (NCGUB), the Burmese Government released 91 DETAINEES ON July 18 but secretly continued with its arrest of more pro-democracy activists.

Tejas breaks sound barrier to make history

India made history in its military avionics when its multi-role Light Combat Aircraft, Tejas, flew at supersonic speed flawlessly, making it the first Indian built fighter aircraft to do so.

Ram temple has Tamil polity in a churn again

Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalalitha's open support to building a temple at a disputed mosque site in Ayodhya has set the cat among the pigeons in Tamil Nadu politics, triggering a churning that could perhaps dramatically alter current alignments.

Saddam daughter: tears and betrayal in final hours

By Samia Nakhoul

Two of Saddam Hussein's daughters sent an emotional message to their fugitive father, telling him they love him dearly and pray for God to protect him in his ordeal.

Angry Chandrika says \"I was misinformed\"

In a strongly worded letter to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe President Chandrika Kumaratunga has pointed out that she was ‘misinformed’ about the proposals sent to the LTTE on the Provisional Interim Administration for the North and East.

Provisional Council will legalise the cake: Kadirgamar

By Keith Noyahr

Presidential advisor Lakshman Kadirgamar warned that an interim administration at this stage would give the LTTE a "quasi legislative recognition" to the separate state it had been fighting for.

Myanmar requests more time to study roadmap

Myanmar expressed broad acceptance of Thailand’s intention concerning its proposed roadmap for national democracy and reconciliation, but requested more time to discuss the proposal before making any committments, while Thailand pledged to continue to push the issue and said that it would invite United Nations representatives and representatives from other countries to discuss the details in a fortnight’s time.

Thai flag blows graciously nationwide

The Thai flag has been seen blowing graciously at buildings and public places nationwide, following a government campaign to encourage public agencies and private firms to decorate the national flag at their buildings and places permanently.

Uday and Qusay buried; US distributes new Saddam ''photos''

Leaders of Saddam Hussein's tribe buried the ousted president's sons, Uday and Qusay, and a grandson.


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