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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2834

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U.S. Seeks Better Relations With Iran

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

The United States hopes for better relations with Iran, but the onus is on the government in Teheran to change its policies on human rights, weapons of mass destruction and attempts to destabilize the region, said Nicholas Burns, under secretary of state for political affairs in a testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on May 19.

Border people's role important for border solution: Dr Lotha

Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

Nagaland Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Information Technology and Technical Education, Dr TM Lotha said people living in the border areas have crucial role and responsibility towards solving the border problem with the neighboring Assam.

Pak-India talks on Siachin next week

By iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan has said that the agenda of two-day Siachin talks between Pakistan and India commencing from May 26 in Rawalpindi was the unconditional withdrawal of Indian army from Siachin, as making Siachin a demilitarized zone was highly imperative for setting in peace in the region.

Has India lost its compass in the Indian Ocean?

By H. L. D. Mahindapala

The brief post-independent history of Indo-Sri Lanka relations can be summed up as an adventure that began with mothering the Tamil terrorists who grew up under the protection and care of India until they turned the Indian guns on Indian sons, including Rajiv Gandhi. It is a disaster from which India has not fully recovered.

MMA condemns Quran desecration, terms US as terrorists No 1

By Iqbal Hussian Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Terming the United States as the terrorist No 1, President of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) and head of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan Qazi Hussain Ahmed has said that Washington has created unrest all around the globe and was playing with the sentiments of Muslim Ummah through its derogatory acts.

Can Sri Lanka face challenges of reconstruction? – EU Member. Niranjan Deva Adithya

Sunil Perera, - Our Colombo Correspondent

The money is there for reconstruction and rebuilding. But can the Sri Lankan government provide plans, estimates and revised laws to construct 100,000 house destroyed by the tsunami?