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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2528

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Burma is leading member of "Outposts of Tyranny"

By Myint Thein - Senior Advisor to the Burmese Resistance

Condoleezza Rice in her Senate confirmation hearings ranked Burma second on her list of "Outposts of Tyranny". Unlike Secretary of State Colin Powell who delegated responsibility for Burma to his Assistant Secretary James Kelley, Cuba and Burma will be the leading foreign policy goals of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

Congress faces Problem of Plenty in Haryana, a State going for Assembly Polls.

From Narendra Kaushik – Reporting from New Delhi

Congress, a political party ruling India in alliance with regional groups, appears to have boosted its party men in Haryana, going for state assembly polls next month, by saying that its central leadership would decide the chief ministerial candidate after the elections.

Bush pledges unity as sworn in for second term

U.S. President George W. Bush pledged to work to heal a country divided by the Iraq war and urged "rulers of outlaw regimes" to let democracy flourish as he was sworn in for a second term on Thursday.

Sri Lanka: President swears in six new judges to high office

Six new judges were sworn in before President Chandrika Kumaratunga on Thursday, to high offices in the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal.

LTTE targets Sydney Murugan Temple for extortion.

From S Nagarajah in Sydney

Australian front organisations of the banned Sri Lankan Tamil rebel group, LTTE, have launched an intimidatory campaign against the management of a leading Hindu temple in Australia.

Large number of those lost their lives in the tsunami tragedy in Sri Lanka were Muslims - President

Sri Lankan Government has directed the District Secretaries to assign lady officers to visit all widowed Muslim women folk in all affected areas and facilitate the interim relief payments and inquire after their needs at this time of grief.