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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2786

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Revival of Sri Lanka's Peace Talks progressing

The revival of the stalled Peace Talks is on course and progressing. The latest development in the bid to revive the peace process is the scheduled visit of Norwegian Foreign Minister Jan Peterson who is expected to visit Sri Lanka at the weekend to help revive the stalled peace process.

Rauff Hackeem's Appeal - \"A Voice in the Wilderness\"

Rauff Hakeem the leader of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress wanted the participation of separate Muslims representation in the peace negotiations expected to take place between the Government of Sri Lanka and Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

Drugs officials warn of narcotics amassed at the border

Narcotics suppression officials based in the northern city of Chiang Mai warned yesterday that despite the government's strict law enforcement policies, drugs producers were stockpiling huge quantities of drugs at the border and were changing their transportation routes into the kingdom.

Why Do We Need Anti-Dictatorship People's Freedom Movement?

"Anti-Dictatorship People's Freedom Movement is designed as a political platform to struggle a non-violent movement overthrowing the brutal dictatorship in Burma. ADPFM conjoined by the whole nation is the only way for our new generation of Burma to survive with pride and dignity, and to restore freedom and democracy in Burma."

India election moves into final stages

India's marathon election entered its second to last round on Wednesday as polls showed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party regaining lost ground, giving heart to nervous financial markets.

Bomb blasts rock Athens police station

Three time bombs exploded outside a police station in the centre of the Greek capital Athens early on Wednesday but caused no serious casualties, a local police official said.

Expelled Sri Lankan teenager escapes to Hong Kong

A 16-year-old Sri Lankan expelled from New Zealand to her homeland has fled to Hong Kong rather than be forced to testify against a sexually abusive uncle.

Suharto's former party wins Indonesia election

President Megawati Sukarnoputri's party lost significant ground in parliamentary elections, threatening her chances for re-election in July's presidential contest.

Violence mars voting in Anantnag

A series of attacks in Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir, marred voter turn out in the constituency.