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Norway’s indirect dismissal of LTTE accusations against ....

[b]Norway’s indirect dismissal of LTTE accusations against security forces: The Scandinavian monitors acknowledge presence of Karuna faction[/b]

By Sugeeswara Senadhira – Reporting from Colombo

[b] Colombo, 10 September, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The Norwegian lead Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) has, acknowledged the presence of a strong breakaway faction of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil

Norway sends an old retiree to re-start talks

From our Colombo Correspondent

After the LTTE blocked talks on the Ceasefire Agreement by rejecting Katunayake International Airport as the venue the Norwegians have decided to send Major General (Ret’d) Trond Furuhovde, former head of mission of Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission, to consult both parties on the deteriorating security situation. Post your comments

Norway’s indirect dismissal of LTTE accusations against security forces: The Scandinavian monitors acknowledge presence of Karuna faction

By Sugeeswara Senadhira – Reporting from Colombo

The Norwegian lead Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) has, acknowledged the presence of a strong breakaway faction of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) which is fighting the Vanni LTTE in the East. SLMM spokesperson Ms. Helen Olafsdottir said that truce monitors patrolling areas dominated by Karuna cadres had met some renegade cadres.Post your comments

The JVP commend the JHU – Mahinda accord

By our Correspondent in Colombo

The JVP is pleased with the recent accord between the JHU, advocating the Sinhalese, Buddhist cause in the country and SLPF presidential candidate, Mahinda Rajapakse, which supports the latter in the forthcoming presidential election. Post your comments

Professor Rohan Gunaratna - internationally renowned terrorism expert deported

By Lalith Ganhewa - Asian Tribune Bureau Germany

Internationally renowned terrorism specialists, Professor Rohan Kumar Gunaratna was detained on a mistaken identity in Maluku (Moloccus), Indonesia, last Monday by the Indonesian anti-terrorism police unit while he was on his way to Ambon from Seram Island and subsequently deported to Singapore.Post your comments

<font size = 2>UN World Summit 14-16 September</font> US wants changes to UN document on aid to third world

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent for Asian Tribune

Just days before the UN World Summit, attended by 170 Heads of State and Government, the United States is seeking changes to a significant document on economic assistance to the developing world, drafted by the UN Secretariat in keeping with the UN adopted Millennium Development Goals.

CWE retail network likely to be liquidated

By Q Perera - Our Business Correspondent

The Sathosa (CWE) Employees Union which went hammer and tongs demanding the
reviving of the now defunct largest retail network in the country, but now
they appeared to have given up the protest campaign. Some workers pointed out several shortcomings for the failure of this giant retail network.

The JVP urges UN to take a firm stand against the LTTE

By our Correspondent in Colombo

The JVP party, who met the special envoy of UN Secretary General Koffi Anon, Lakhdar Brahini recently urged him to take a firm stand against the LTTE and insist countries to discontinue their support to the Tamil terrorist group.

Norway sends an old retiree to re-start talks

[b]Norway sends an old retiree to re-start talks [/b]

From our Colombo Correspondent

[b]Colombo, 10 September, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]After the LTTE blocked talks on the Ceasefire Agreement by rejecting Katunayake International Airport as the venue the Norwegians have decided to send Major General (Ret’d) Trond Furuhovde, former head of mission of Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission, to consult b

Professor Rohan Gunaratna - internationally renowned........

[b]Professor Rohan Gunaratna - internationally renowned terrorism expert deported [/b]

By Lalith Ganhewa - Asian Tribune Bureau Germany

[b]Singapore, 10 September, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Internationally renowned terrorism specialists, Professor Rohan Kumar Gunaratna was detained on a mistaken identity in Maluku (Moloccus), Indonesia, last Monday by the Indonesian anti-terrorism police unit

The JVP commend the JHU – Mahinda accord

[b]The JVP commend the JHU – Mahinda accord [/b]

By our Correspondent in Colombo

[b]Colombo, 10 September, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The JVP is pleased with the recent accord between the JHU, advocating the Sinhalese, Buddhist cause in the country and SLPF presidential candidate, Mahinda Rajapakse, which supports the latter in the forthcoming presidential election.

Partial strike in Pakistan on opposition’s call

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Asian Tribune

The opposition call for a general strike in Pakistan has attracted limited support from public as partial strike was observed in various cities of the country on Friday.


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