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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2557

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If the war EE 4 start, it will be WWIII.

[color=white]Sungod is not going to start the war; and he will make someone else to start the war?

[color=white]Sungod is not going to start the war; and he will make someone else to start the war?

Sungod is not going to start the war; and he will make someone else to start the war?

Sungod is not going to start the war; and he will make someone else to start the war?

Sungod is not going to

Beware: A Two-man LTTE Army in Europe on a Search and Kill Mission

Intelligence sources have informed the “Asian Tribune” that a two-man operation has been launched by the LTTE to target members of the “Karuna faction” ands other anti- LTTE groups in Europe.

Political parties hit the final campaign trial in Bihar

By DP Kamat in New Delhi

Even as uncertainty looms large, going by the verdict of the exit polls, on the Bihar scene, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has ruled out any post-poll tie-up with its one-time ally Lok Janasakti of Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan.

Ethnic cleansing in the Jaffna University: Muslims and Sinhalese students were driven out.

From S Nagarajah in Sydney

Muslim and Sinhala students had been chased out of the Medical Faculty of the University of Jaffna by Tamil students with the connivance of LTTE elements.

Nepalese Politicians on the run.

From Narendra Kaushik – Reporting from New Delhi

Eighteen days after Nepal’s Monarch King Gyanendra declared emergency in his country after dismissing Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s government, politicians continue to be on the run and trade charges with the monarch.

The JVP may yet kiss and make up with the LTTE

Rajpal Abeyanayake – Asian Tribune

“We will stay’’ vouched JVP’s Bimal Ratnayake, a Deputy Minister yesterday. For good measure he rubbed it in by saying ‘’we know that some Members of Parliament are pressing their suits (or ordering new ones) in anticipation of their return to power - - which is the need to clarify the state of play.’’

Pak, Malaysia agree to enhance cooperation in media field

Iqbal Hussain – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan and Malaysia have agreed to enhance cooperation in the field of media. This was decided at a meeting between the Minister for Information and Broadcasting Sheikh Rashid Ahmed and his Malaysian counter part Dato Sri Abdul Kadir in Islamabad on Thursday.

Iran to help Sri Lanka rebuild

Government Iran has come forward to help Sri Lanka to rebuild the country. Also Iran has expressed its sympathy to the victims of the tsunami victims.

Did Than Shwe Try to Assassinate General Maung Aye ?

By Myint Thein - Senior Advisor to the Burmese Resistance

General Than Shwe was responsible for attempting to assassinate Aung San Suu Kyi during the May 30th Massacre. There is now growing suspicion that Than Shwe tried to assassinate General Maung Aye, which killed Maung Aye's personal assistant in his office at the War Office.

Natwar Singh stresses on ties and trust

Iqbal Hussain – Reporting from Islamabad

The Indian Foreign Minister Mr. Natwar Singh has said that there are significant possibilities of cooperation between India and Pakistan and emphasised the need for promoting relations and mutual trust.

Amnesty says Nepal heading towards human rights disaster

From M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

The Amnesty International has warned that Nepal is heading towards human rights in the wake of palace coup and imposition of state of emergency in the Himalayan Kingdom. The situation in Pakistan Kashmir is no different says the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan .

Clinton, Bush Sr Tour in Sri Lanka is High Profile and Significant

Daya Gamage – a news analysis to Asian Tribune

Former United States Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton are scheduled to visit the tsunami devastated south Asian island nation Sri Lanka on February 20, and will stay two full days to see the reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts undertaken by the Government of Sri Lanka, international humanitarian organizations and non-governmental organizations.