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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2992

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Iraqi police detain over 500 criminals

Iraqi police pulled off their largest haul since the US-led invasion, netting more than 500 suspected murderers, kidnappers and thieves in a single day as part of a plan to clean up Baghdad's streets.

Sri Lanka Government and LTTE Urged To Sign Treaties Banning Anti-Personnel Landmines

The Landmine Ban Advocacy Forum today called on the Government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam to sign two international instruments banning the use and stockpiling of anti-personnel landmines.

Tiger Rebels Warn Sri Lanka

Tamil Tiger rebels have warned that the ceasefire situation is worsening and the Sri Lanka Government as well as the Sri Lanka Army must come forward to take positive measures to arrest the worsening situation.

U.S., under fire on AIDS, says leading global fight

The United States insists it is leading the global fight against AIDS, despite stinging criticism of its drug and funding policies at a global conference.

Norway continues with its attempt to salvage the Peace Talks with little success.

Norwegian Ambassador Hans Brattskar met with S.Paramu Thamilselvan and his delegation at the Political division of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam office in Kilinochchi, in a last ditch effort to salvage the already stalled peace process. The existing hostile climate had already reached a point of no return stage, as continuous venting of acrimony by the Tamil rebel outfit against the Sri Lanka Government has exceeded all tolerable limits.

Ratnasiri Wickremanayake assures necessary facilities to the security forces in Jaffna Peninsula.

Deputy Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake, when he visited Jaffna yesterday assured that all facilities required by the members of the security forces in the Jaffna peninsula will be supplied speedily.

UN Secretary General calls for worldwide fight against AIDS

The United Nation's Secretary General Kofi Annan has urged the world to continue the fight against HIV/AIDS. Mankind, he said, is at a point of historical change where the world realises HIV/AIDS must be fought together.

The BBC distorts the truth alleges Thamil Broadcasting Corporation

Tahera Patel, Company Secretary of the Thamil Broadcasting Corporation (TBC) had protested to the British Broadcasting Corporation for its efforts to distort the facts about the London base Tamil radio station.

The Ceylon Workers Congress Politburo authorizes their leader to decide on joining the government

The Political council of Ceylon Workers Congress has vested full powers with the party leader Arumugam Thondaman to arrive at a final decision to join the government.

India to fence border with Bangladesh along Mizoram

India may soon fence its border with Bangladesh along its northeastern state of Mizoram to check gunrunning and narcotics trade in the area.