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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2708

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Anandasangaree on the plight of Tamils in Germany and the killing spree on a sickening regularity due to the CFA.

In appeal to the Government of Germany, V.Anandasangaree, President of the Tamil United Liberation Front has indicated that he was deeply concerned over the proposal of the German authorities to review the applications of some Sri Lankan Tamils and he appealed to the German Government to desist from deporting those Sri Lankan Tamils back to Sri Lanka.

Pakistani expat send billions home

Lubna Jerar Naqvi - Reporting from Islamabad, Pakistan

A finance ministry official said that expatriates in the United States have transferred $3.555 billion to Pakistan in the shape of remittances since fiscal year 2001-02.

Burmese Leader Than Shwe Begins Indian Visit amidst Pro-Democracy Protests

From R C Rajamani, Political Editor, Asian Tribune

Myanmar’s (Burma) military strongman Than Shwe arrived in the Indian capital Sunday on a six-day state visit, the first in nearly 25 years by a Burmese head of state or government, amidst protest by Pro-Democracy students and youth of Burma living in exile in India.

Pakistan, China to evelove joint strategy to develop historic Silk Road

Lubna Jerar Naqvi – Reporting from Islamabad, Pakistan

Officials from Pakistan and other regional countries are scheduled to meet in China next week to evolve a joint strategy for rehabilitating and
reconstructing the historic Silk Road.

Rio had never asked to involve him in peace process: Dr Lotha

Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

Nagaland Agriculture and Horticulture Minister Dr TM Lotha denied that the Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio had ever requested the Union Home Minister, Shivraj Patil, to involve him in the ongoing peace process between the Government of India and the NSCN (IM).

German Ministry for development & Economic co-operation on the role for youths in development

Asia Tribune reporter in Germany

Development is about the future. Yet the people who make decisions about development are elders. It is one of the paradoxes of development that young people, the ones who are supposed to benefit most from it, have the least say in the process.

Pakistan - Huge arms Cache Recovered near Bannu

Lubna Jerar Naqvi – Reporting from Islamabad, Pakistan

Bannu Police has arrested three tribals with large quantity of arms and
ammunitions while being driven out of the Mir Ali area in North Waziristan.

Bangladesh: Pak PM due on 03 November.

Ahmede Hussain – Reporting from Dhaka, Bangladesh

Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz will arrive here on November 3 on
a two- day official visit. This is said to be the first visit of this kind ever by a top Pakistani leader.

GTZ Workshop for journalists on human development reporting

Asia Tribune reporter in Germany

The German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) teams up with the Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI) to provide a week-long special training workshop on “Human development reporting”.

Manmohan-Shwe Talks: India - Burma to Cooperate in Trade and Security

From R C Rajamani, Political Editor, Asian Tribune

India and Myanmar (Burma) Monday agreed to cooperate in key areas of trade and security after summit level talks between visiting Myanmar military strongman Than Shwe and Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.