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Tehran’s Mayor swept landslide win in Presidential Election

[b]Tehran, 25 June, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Tehran mayor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad swept to a landslide win in the Iran’s presidential election-run off.

Tehran’s Mayor swept landslide win in Presidential Election.

Tehran mayor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad swept to a landslide win in the Iran’s presidential election-run off. The outcome a stunning upset by a former street sweeper, and many fear will take Iran back to the restrictions imposed after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, spelling a possible end to Iran's fragile social reforms and tentative rapprochement with the West.Post Your Opinion

Andhra Pradesh eyes Sri Lankan travelers

By Q Perera - Our Business Corr

Andhra Pradesh Tourism Dept in collaboration with Srilankan Airlines on Friday
night, launched a promotional campaign to attract Sri Lankan
travelers to Andhra Pradesh, particularly to visit places of Buddhist cultural monuments. The launch took place at Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo.

Norwegian Minister briefs India on Signing of P -TOMS

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

In a cryptic comment on the signing of P-TOMS in Colombo, India expressed the hope that it will ensure that relief is made available to all victims regardless of their religion or ethnicity.

Donald Tsang Yam-kuen sworn in as Hong Kong’s new Chief Executive

Sesha Samarajiwa, Bureau Chief, Asia Tribune – Hong Kong

Donald Tsang Yam-kuen was officially sworn in as the new Chief Executive of Hong Kong at 9 a.m. on Friday, in a ceremony in the Hong Kong Room of the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

Karachi on high alert after killing of Muslim cleric

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

The Pakistani Southern port city of Karachi was on high alert after the killing of a prominent Sunni Muslim cleric and his friend.

India Keeps Srinagar out of bounds for Pak Minister Rashid for aiding and militancy

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

India’s Ministry of External Affairs Friday rejected permission to Pakistan Minister for Information Sheikh Rashid to travel to Srinagar across the Line of Control in Kashmir by bus.

China-Japan talks to ease the tension

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

China and Japan has
started fresh rounds of talks to ease bilateral
relations between two countries in Tokyo, Thursday.
Vice Foreign Minister Dai Bingguo is to hold two days
closed door meeting with his Japanese counterpart
Shotaro Yachi,according to Foreign Ministry spokesman
Liu Jianchao.

Left Front demonstrates its clout in Kolkata civic elections

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune

It is bad news both for the Congress and its betenoire Trinamul Congress from West Bengal.

Norway on the establishment of a joint structure for post-tsunami reconstruction

Norwegian Foreign Minister Jan Petersen congratulated the Government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam for entering into a Memorandum of Understanding for a joint management structure for the equitable reconstruction and development of the tsunami-affected areas in the north and east of Sri Lanka.

Nepal Editor questioned for telling the truth

By M Rama Rao - Asian Tribune

In yet another instance of the Nepal government’s gross violation of the constitutionally guaranteed media freedom, authority in Bhojpur district has harassed an editor of a local newspaper in eastern Nepal, a report from Kathmandu said.

Asian Tribune reveals full text of the controversial P-TOMS

The controversial Post Tsunami Operational Management Structure (PTOMS) came into effect yesterday after the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by the Government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

President calls for an end to divisive politics

President Chandrika Kumaratunga said that the Tsunami Relief Council or the Post-Tsunami Operational Management Structure (P-TOMS) which was signed on Friday as a simple administrative arrangement to provide humanitarian relief to those affected by the tsunami.


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