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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 108

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Redress Burmese Rohingya Refugees' Grievances in Bangladesh

Arakan Rohingya National Organisation in a press release has pointed out of the indefinite hunger strike observed by the Rohingya Refugees at Kutupalong camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, since Wednesday, the 9th of June demanding adequate protection and full refugee status.

Congress trying to blame others for its own failures: UPA Government cautioned in dealing with north-east Congress leaders

By Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

The Nagaland BJP Unit has vehemently reacted against the recent so-called "confidential document" issued by the north east Congress leaders in Delhi, wherein it alleged that BJP in connivance with the NSCN (IM) attempted to wrest control from the Congress in the in the north east by destroying them (Congress).

Proactive measures needed to restore peace in the south

The Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has instructed local government officials in the south to take practical steps to restore peace to the South. He also told the security forces to be more proactive in their campaign against suspected separatist groups in the restive south.

Bangladesh notes positive on Myanmar-Bangla-India gas pipeline

Bangladesh positively considers the Indian proposal for installation of gas pipeline from Myanmar to Kolkata across Bangladesh, according to high officials.

140 Bangladeshi fishermen missing in storm

Bangladeshi rescuers, battling rough seas, are searching for around 140 fishermen missing after a storm sank 20 boats in the Bay of Bengal.

Manmohan Singh's first foreign trip to Thailand

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to make his first foreign visit after assuming charge of the government to Phuket, Thailand, next month to attend the regional summit of BIMST-EC nations.

Suicide car bomb in Baghdad kills at least five

A suicide car bomber blew himself up on a busy Baghdad street on Monday as a convoy of foreigners in civilian cars drove past, partly demolishing a nearby building and killing at least five people.

Sri Lanka, at peace with Tigers, battles foreign call girls

A truce between Tiger rebels and troops has helped Sri Lanka recover its reputation as a tourist paradise, but the halt in hostilities has triggered a battle against foreign prostitutes.

Tamil Tigers stepping-up child soldier recruitment: UNICEF

Tamil Tiger rebels have increased the recruitment of child soldiers during Sri Lanka's stalled peace process.