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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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S.B.Disssanayaka to be brought before the Supreme Court on 07 May.

By Walter Jayawardhana - Reporting from Los Angeles

S.B. Dissanayaka , the brain of the UNP political strategies and controversial former cabinet Minister will be brought before the nation’s highest judiciary , the Supreme Court making him to show cause why he should not be punished for contempt of court.

Mahathir: Torture of Iraqis terrible

Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described as “terrible” the reports of torture and humiliation of Iraqi prisoners by American and British soldiers.

Statement Of U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell On Burma

"The people of Burma should know that America stands with them and will continue to do so until democracy and justice triumphs in Burma," - Senator Mitch McConnell .

Car bomb targets Baghdad's green zone

A car bomb has exploded at an entrance to the central Baghdad compound housing the US-led administration of Iraq.

Contradictions leave Tamil Nadu voter - and BJP - bemused

When Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha shared a platform here to canvass for their Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-AIADMK alliance, it symbolised the contradictions in Tamil Nadu's electoral stage.

\"Emancipate JHU from the sinful grip of laymen politicians of Sihala Urumaya,\" - Venerable Aparekke Pannananda Thero

By Walter Jayawardhana - Reporting from Los Angeles

The rebel parliamentarian of the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) Venerable Aparekke Pannananda Thero in a letter addressed to the hierarchy of the party lodged his vehement protest against the changing of the leadership of the parliamentary group from the scholar monk Venerable Ellawala Medhananda Thero to Athureliye Rathana Thero and accused lay leaders of the Sihala Urumaya of manipulating the monk’s party inappropriately.

More graphic Iraq abuse pictures surface

A new batch of photographs obtained by The Washington Post includes more graphic images of apparent Iraqi prisoners at a US military jail in Iraq, the newspaper has reported.

India asks UK to pay 20 million pounds for 2 Rajaji Marg

15-year-long property dispute between the governments of Britain and India over the clearance of a rent bill of 1.5 million pounds for the British High Commissioner's private residence here, has temporarily soured bilateral ties.