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The bitter power struggle continues in Germany

By Lalith Ganhewa - Asian Tribune Bureau Germany

Germany woke up on Monday to its dimay with a tricky political situation where the indecisive results of the Sunday’s voting prevails to add up to their anxiety. Hopes were dashed and the bitter battle to rule Germany continues, with the Christ Democrats, CDU/CSU or the Social Democrats SPD not having a clear majority in the polls. Both the political parties’ leader’s declared that they were the winners and claimed the right to form a government.

Natwar Singh due in Islamabad next month

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Asian Tribune

Indian Foreign Minister K. Natwar Singh will visit Pakistan early next month to review the progress in the composite dialogue process with Pakistani Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri.

LTTE to hold Tamil Resurgence conference in Jaffna while ‘Pongu Tamil Ganesh’ is still in custody.

Arrangements are underway to hold the Tamil national resurgence Jaffna district level conference on 30 September in Jaffna, while “Pongu Tamil Ganesh” a former leader of the Jaffna campus student organization, the disgraced professor K. T. Ganeshalingam who was alleged of raping more than 40 times a 13 year old servant girl and kept in custody and denied of bail by the Jaffna Magistrate Srinithi Nandasegaram when the case came up for trial on September 6, 2005.Post your cpmments

Sri Lanka: Presidential poll on Nov 17

By Sugeeswara Senadhira in Colombo

Sri Lanka will elect a new executive president on November 17. This was announced by the commissioner of elections this afternoon. Last month, the Supreme Court ruled that the poll must be held this year - ending months of controversy over when President Chandrika Kumaratunga's second term ends.Post your comments

To ensure safety, genetically modified organisms and food will be regulated

By Q Perera - Our business Correspondent

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources has established the National Bio-safety Framework for Sri Lanka (NBFSL) to regulate and control the importation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) and food (GMF), as well as genetically modified feed and processed products into Sri Lanka.

UNICEF and Sri Lanka President condemned LTTE for recruitment of under aged children

Sri Lanka President Chandrika Kamaratunga and Ann Veneman showed great concern over the child recruitment by the Sri Lanka Tamil rebel outfit- Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and condemned the same. Recruitment of child soldiers is considered a gross violation of ceasefire agreement by the Tamil Tigers.Post your comment

China receives the biggest loan

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

China receives
500 million euro (625 million US dollars) loan from European investment bank ,which is the biggest single loan provided to China by a foreign
government and international financial organization.

Political prisoner beaten by gang members in Insein Prison

Assistance Association for Political Prisoners in Burma reports of atrocities by prisoners gang called 'Scorpion,' which was involved in fighting inside the notorious Insein prison and reports of a political prisoner being attacked.

Tokyo Donor Conference commends Sri Lanka and faults LTTE...

[b]Tokyo Donor Conference commends Sri Lanka and faults LTTE for lack of commitment to the peace process[/b]

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

[b]New York, N.Y.

LTTE to hold Tamil Resurgence conference in Jaffna while....

[b]LTTE to hold Tamil Resurgence conference in Jaffna while ‘Pongu Tamil Ganesh’ is still in custody.[/b]

[b]Colombo. 20 September (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Arrangements are underway to hold the Tamil National Resurgence Jaffna district level conference on 30 September in Jaffna, while “Pongu Tamil Ganesh” a former leader of the Jaffna campus student organization, the disgraced professor K.

Sri Lanka: Presidential poll on Nov 17

[b]Sri Lanka: Presidential poll on Nov 17[/b]

By Sugeeswara Senadhira in Colombo

[b]Colombo, 20 September (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Sri Lanka will elect a new executive president on November 17. This was announced by the commissioner of elections this afternoon.

UNICEF and Sri Lanka President condemned LTTE for ..........

[b]UNICEF and Sri Lanka President condemned LTTE for recruitment of under aged children [/b]

New York, 20 September (Asiantribune.com): Sri Lanka President Chandrika Kamaratunga and Ann Veneman showed great concern over the child recruitment by the Sri Lanka Tamil rebel outfit- Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and condemned the same.

Tokyo Donor Conference commends Sri Lanka and faults LTTE for lack of commitment to the peace process

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

The Co-Chairs of the Tokyo Donor Conference while commending the Government of Sri Lanka for its restraint in face of provocative behavior of the Tamil rebel outfit LTTE faulted the Tigers for rejecting the proposed venue to review the Ceasefire Agreement and called on the LTTE to take swift public steps to demonstrate its commitment to the peace process. Post your comments


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