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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 104

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PIA’s flight makes emergency landing in Karachi

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan International Airlines’s Manchester bound flight no. PK-701 was forced to do emergency landing in Karachi at the Jinnah Terminal on Thursday.

Sangma criticizes Center's negligence

Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

Meghalaya MP and former Union Minister, PA Sangma criticized the UPA Government at the Center for not paying any heed on the burning illegal immigrant issues in the region.

Pakistan backs peaceful solution to Iranian nuclear issue

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan Foreign Minister Khurshid Mehmud Kasuri Thursday said Pakistan wants a peaceful negotiated solution to the Iranian nuclear issue and backs efforts by the European Union.

Danish Youths on a cultural tour to East of Sri Lanka

A group of Danish youths including Danish Tamils are to leave on an intercultural exchange program to the East coast of Sri Lanka to volunteer their services in rebuilding a tsunami affected school in the Amaparai district in the Eastern province of the tsunami ravaged country.

Abbas seeks Pak role in resolving ME conflict

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas has said President Pervez Musharraf commands wide international respect and sought his influence for early resolution of the long-standing Palestine dispute.

Indian cabinet gives go ahead for controversial Sethusamudram Canal with an eye on Tamilnadu vote banks

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

> Three days after Tamilnadu voters delivered a stunning blow to the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam in two crucial assembly by-elections India’s Federal Cabinet has given the go ahead for the controversial Sethusamudram canal project.

Desecration of Qu’ran: U.S. Rights Group Says Evidence Widespread

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

America’s leading human rights advocate - Human Rights Watch, in a statement on Thursday (19), said that the U.S. interrogators have repeatedly sought to offend the religious beliefs of Muslim detainees as part of their interrogation strategy.