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Save Douglas Devananda – an international campaign

[b]Save Douglas Devananda – an international campaign[/b]

[b]Colombo, 16 September, (Asiantribune.com): [/b] A campaign to save Douglas Devananda from being the next target of the LTTE has been launched on the internet website http://www.savedouglasdevananda.com yesterday.

BJP begins national executive meeting in Chennai today

By M. Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

India's main opposition the Bharatiya Janata Party begins a three day session of its national executive in Chennai today.

Aceh conflicts comes to an end as GAM rebels began weapon decommissioning.

After three decades of bitter fighting which caused death and destruction in the Aceh province of Indonesia, separatist rebels called Gerakan Aceh Merdeka (GAM) or in other words Free Aceh Movement yesterday met the scheduled start of weapons decommissioning, by handing to Aceh Monitoring Mission in the capital Banda Aceh 80 lethal weapons, including Kalashnikov rifles and a grenade launcher. Post your comments

Mahinda’s political gamble places the Tamil leaders in a quandary.

By K.T.Rajasingham

Mahinda Rajapakse, Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister as well as the Sri Lanka Freedom Party’s candidate in the forthcoming presidential election, has entered into two separate political agreements recently with the Janatha Vimukthi Perumuna (JVP) and Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU).Post your comments

Pakistan military destroys al-Qaeda base

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Asian Tribune

Pakistan has busted the biggest Al-Qaeda base in the tribal zone of North Waziristan and recovered 15 truckloads of arms and ammunition, an army general said on Thursday.

Nepal police attack scribes at work in Kathmandu , over 300 politicians arrested

By M. Rama Rao - reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

Several Nepalese journalists on field assignment have been left seriously injured as police targeted journalists covering a protest program organized by major political parties in Kathmandu to protest against Feb 1 Palace coup.

Save Douglas Devananda – an international campaign

A campaign to save Douglas Devananda from being the next target of the LTTE has been launched on the internet website www.savedouglasdevananda.comyesterday. This petition is addressed to world leaders, from Secretary-General of the UN to heads of states.Post your comments

Campaign to develop early childhood care and development

The Minister of Healthcare, Nimal Siripala de Silva, on Thursday launched a joint communications campaign with UNICEF to raise awareness of proper care practices among families, health professional and others concerned with children’s wellbeing.

Sparks fly in German elections

By Lalith Ganhewa - Asian Tribune Bureau Germany

As the D day of the German Election gets closer, the candidates and the parties are getting personal. The social Democrats Party SPD has started their Mad Slandering attacks on its main rival the Christ Democratic Union Party CDU. At campaign meetings the present Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder is provoking the Chancellor Candidate Mrs. Angela Merkel to make more rhetorical gaffes.

Pak, India vow to settle all issues including Kashmir peacefully

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Asian Tribune

Pakistan and India have expressed their commitment for peaceful settlement of all issues including Jammu and Kashmir to the satisfaction of both the sides.

Prof Shozo Hibino on "Breakthrough Thinking" seminar

By Q Perera - Our Business Correspondent

Sri Lanka Telecom Ltd (SLT) has arranged a day long seminar on 21st September at Trans Asia Hotel, Colombo and the keynote addressed in the Seminar would be delivered by the world renowned originator, Prof Shozo Hibino, Chukyo University, Japan.

China becomes world's third largest luxury market

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

Rapid economic
growth leads China to the world's third largest luxury
goods market, which is expected to grow by 20 percent
annually in the next three years.

Sri Lanka on overseas public diplomacy rampage: Kumaratunga.

[b]Sri Lanka on overseas public diplomacy rampage: Kumaratunga appeals to international community at UN[/b]

Daya Gamage – News Analysis to Asian Tribune

[b] New York, N.Y.

Aceh conflicts comes to an end as GAM rebels began weapon de

[b]Aceh conflicts comes to an end as GAM rebels began weapon decommissioning.

Mahinda’s political gamble places the Tamil leaders in .....

[b]Mahinda’s political gamble places the Tamil leaders in a quandary.[/b]

By K.T.Rajasingham

Mahinda Rajapakse, Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister as well as the Sri Lanka Freedom Party’s candidate in the forthcoming presidential election, has entered into two separate political agreements recently with the Janatha Vimukthi Perumuna (JVP) and Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU).

Both the political parties

Sri Lanka on overseas public diplomacy rampage: Kumaratunga appeals to international community at UN

Daya Gamage – News Analysis to Asian Tribune

Sending her top advisor and head of the Peace Secretariat Ambassador Jayantha Dhanapala on a week-long public diplomacy campaign in America’s capital, Washington, whose finger prints are often seen in many developments and trends worldwide, on a new crusade against Sri Lanka’s Tamil rebel outfit, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga in a major speech at the United Nations on Thursday, September 15 wanted the World Body and the international community to take meaningful and effective action against Tamil Tiger activities overseas.Post your comments


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