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Who was the reason?

Who was the reason not to have Tamil Eelam?
And who would be the reason to have Tamil Eelam?

Who are these [b]high profile coordinators[/b]?

While the LTTE is very much present in Canada, it is almost invariably manifested through a pair of front organizations: The [b]World Tamil Movement [/b](WTM), which has spun off dozens of subordinate groups in other communities, and among Tamil studen

Maximum pain is aim of new US weapon

David Hambling -New Scientist

Efforts to defend the US against bioterrorists - by throwing money
at research - are backfiring, say 750 top scientists. The researchers say the 15-fold increase in biodefence budgets is diverting research away from germs that, unlike putative weapons agents, already cause significant disease.

Burmese Army released a pro-democracy leader

Myanmar's military government released a veteran politician and democracy activist Uh Thu Wai after a short time restricting his movements, a political associates said on Sunday.

Hasina blames PM, Jamaat ministers for grenade attacks

Ahmede Hussain – Reporting from Dhaka, Bangladesh

The Awami League president, Sheikh Hasina, accused the prime minister, her family members and two ministers of the present alliance
government of the recent spate of grenade attacks.<

10 million suffering from Hepatitis in Pakistan: WHO

Iqbal Hussain – Reporting from Islamabad.

The World Health organization has estimated that more than 10 million
people in Pakistan are suffering from Hepatitis.

Burmese-American Heroes in Iraq

By Myint Thein - Senior Advisor to the Burmese Resistance

One of the most memorable images of the War in Iraq was the picture of Burmese-American U.S. Marine Corporal Eddie Chin pulling down the statute of Dictator Saddam Hussein which was broadcast live to the whole world on CNN-TV.

Borders remain tense over fencing

Ahmede Hussain – Reporting from Dhaka, Banglasesh

Situation in bordering Ramgarh of Khagrachhari remained tense as a
meeting between Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) and Indian Border Security
Force (BSF) at Subrum in India ended inconclusively.

LTTE agents in the Norwegian Foreign Office.

Year 2004 did not go well for the LTTE. Will 2005 be any better? A series of setbacks and disasters seem to suggest that the looming threats ahead are not going to ease their problems.