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Mass Protest in Canada against LTTE killings in Sri Lanka

[b]Mass Protest in Canada against LTTE killings in Sri Lanka [/b]

[b]Toronto, 24 August, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Sri Lankans living in Toronto are expected to stage a protest demonstration on 27th August, against the LTTE terrorism in Sri Lanka also to condemn their killing spree and to caution the Sri Lanka government against the duplicity of the Tamil rebel outfit.

A spokesman for the

Stop LTTE killings before talks begin -- Anandsangaree

In his latest statement addressed to President Chandrika Kumaratunga, the Tamil United Liberation Front Leader, V. Anandasangaree has warned against resuming talks with the LTTE without proper guarantees to end violations of human rights, killings and child conscription. Post your comments

Mass Protest in Canada against LTTE killings in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankans living in Toronto are expected to stage a protest demonstration on 27th August, against the LTTE terrorism in Sri Lanka, also to condemn their killing spree and to caution the Sri Lanka government against the duplicity of the Tamil rebel outfit.Post your comments

Chinese income gap critical by 2010

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

Chinese urban rich
poor income gap has been sharply widen in recent years
and it is likely to trigger social instability after
2010, if the government finds no effective solutions
to end the disparity.

USAID launches Indian Ocean Tsunami warning program

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the launch of the U.S. government’s Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System program in response to the December 2004 tsunami disaster.

The Global Fund terminates grants to Myanmar

The Geneva based Global Fund has decided to terminates three grants to the Government of Myanmar (Burma) with a total value of USD 35.7 million, as the new restrictions recently imposed by the government hampers the grant implementation. The Global fund has concluded that its grants to Myanmar cannot be managed in a way that ensures effective program implementation. As a result the Global Fund has terminated its grant agreements to Myanmar.

Professor Warnapala - Minister of Parliamentary Affairs.

Sri Lanka President Chandrika Kumaratunga today appointed Professor Vishva Warnapala as the new Minister of Parliamentary Affairs.

First Humanitarian activity for Tsunami affected by Qatar Airways in Sri Lanka

By Q Perera - Our Business Correspondent

For the first time Qatar Airways is sponsoring house construction for the Tsunami affected Sri Lankans and it has commenced work on building 25 houses at Jambuwatte, Balapitiya one of the worst affected areas.

Sri Lankan peace talks in doubt; security for presidential..

[b]Sri Lankan peace talks in doubt; security for presidential candidate increased[/b]

From our Colombo Correspondent

[b]Colombo, 24 August, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Political circles in Colombo are now doubtful whether the talks between the Government and the LTTE will take place shortly as assured by the Norwegian embassy earlier.

Stop LTTE killings before talks begin -- Anandsangaree

[b]Stop LTTE killings before talks begin -- Anandsangaree[/b]

[b]London, 24 August, (Asiantribune.com)[/b] In his latest statement addressed to President Chandrika Kumaratunga, the Tamil United Liberation Front Leader, V. Anandasangaree has warned against resuming talks with the LTTE without proper guarantees to end violations of human rights, killings and child conscription.

Sri Lankan peace talks in doubt; security for presidential candidate increased

From our Colombo Correspondent

Political circles in Colombo are now doubtful whether the talks between the Government and the LTTE will take place shortly as assured by the Norwegian embassy earlier. Post your comments


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