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Sri Lanka donates $25,000 to Hurricane devastation fund

Sri Lankan ambassador Brnard Gunatilleke handed over $ 25,000 to the

Hurricane devastion fund.

This money was taken from the Tsunami relief fund

that was given by various countries to the Tsunami victims in Sri Lanka

[b]Dear Mr. Thamilan,

You are making a serious allegation. Can you substantiate it?

Urgent Ceasefire Agreement talks at Katunayake...........

[b]Urgent Ceasefire Agreement talks at Katunayake International Airport and in New York -- Norway press release[/b]

From our Colombo Correspondent

[b]Colombo, 08 September, (Asiantribune.com): [/b] Norway has “determined” that the next round of talks between the Government of Sri Lanka and the LTTE be held at the Colombo International Airport (Katunayake).

UNICEF calls for international support to Improve children and women nutrition in Myanmar

UNICEF in Myanmar has underlined the urgent need for a greater international support to improve and protect Myanmar’s children and women against malnutrition – particularly
anemia.

Pak has major role in regional security, uplift: Iranian envoy

Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting for Asian Tribune

Secretary Supreme National Council of Iran Ali Larijani has said Pakistan is an important country which has a true role in the security and development of the region.

Urgent Ceasefire Agreement talks at Katunayake International Airport and in New York -- Norway press release

From our Colombo Correspondent

Norway has “determined” that the next round of talks between the Government of Sri Lanka and the LTTE be held at the Colombo International Airport (Katunayake). Jan Petersen, Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, has also initiated “an extraordinary meeting of the Sri Lanka co-chairs (USA, European Union, Japan and Norway) in New York on 19 September.” Post your comments

Dhanapala to brief US Congressional Caucus

Ambassador Jayantha Dhanapala will give a briefing today to the Sri Lankan Congressional Caucus on “The Sri Lanka Peace Process: the Role of the International Community”.

Pak-Iran ties to boost in future: Pak PM

Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Asian Tribune

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has expressed the confidence that Pak-Iran fraternal ties would be further improved in all fields particularly in economy and trade.

<font size = 2>Lessons from hell:</font> Amid death and destruction, Bush not as Nero, but as Caligula's Horse Incitatus

By John Chuckman

If he is alive, Osama bin Laden surely is enjoying some hearty laughter. Nothing he could imagine, short of the virtually-impossible task of obtaining a tactical nuclear weapon and detonating it in an American city, compares to the damage just inflicted upon the United States by its own President. Ten thousand dead is the estimate of New Orleans' mayor. A morticians' emergency measures organization is ready for forty thousand corpses. We won't know for weeks, maybe months, as attics, basements, sewers, canals, and dumpsters are searched. The economic damage is nothing less than colossal.


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