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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2792

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Jaffna's flawed election

Behind the apparent triumph of ITAK, a proxy of the LTTE, in the Sri Lankan elections is a tale of massive subversion of the democratic process.

Than Shwe's North Korean \"blackmail\" Strategy

By Myint Thein - Senior Advisor to the Burmese Resistance

Genocide Than Shwe has adopted the North Korean nuclear blackmail strategy in a desperate attempt to remove economic sanctions against the Narco-Dictatorship of Myanmar. American Intelligence is closely monitoring the situation and a pre-emptive strike cannot be ruled out.

TNA Members of Parliament were ordered to pressure the Government for autonomy

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam had ordered Members of Parliament belonging to the grouping called Tamil National Alliance to press the Government inside and outside the parliament, for the institutionalizing of the Internal Self Governing Proposal aimed at bringing about an autonomous rule in the North and east of the country - supposed to be the traditional homeland of the Tamils.

Ronald Reagan dies

Former United States president Ronald Reagan has died at the age of 93, after a decade-long battle with Alzheimer's disease.

'Missing' RAW officer fled India on US passport

The Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), the country’s premier external intelligence agency, has now discovered that its missing Joint Secretary Rabinder Singh could have fled the country via Nepal on a United States passport.

Thailand hosts ASEAN cosmetic conferences

Eighty delegates from member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are arriving in Bangkok to discuss cosmetic codes.

At Last Peace Dawns For Sudan

The long and tortuous Sudan peace process took another bold step yesterday with the launch of the final phase of negotiations at State House, Nairobi.

Sri Lanka's ruling alliance battles for majority in parliament

Sri Lanka's ruling United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has launched an all-out campaign to win a working majority in parliament, according to a media report.

LTTE launches special drive for funds in Europe, Canada

In a potentially significant development, Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger guerrillas have started a special campaign to raise money in Europe and North America, saying they are sick and tired of the peace process.