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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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NLD appeal to UN Security Council to bring about democracy in Burma.

National League for Democracy urged UN Security Council members to work together to bring about democracy in Burma.

Self-rule meeting “to demand occupying Sinhala forces to vacate land and seas of Northeast with immediate effect”

The Tamil self-rule meeting is to be held in Sydney, Australia at the Ryde Civic Centre on 02 October, 2005. The proposed meeting is to be organized by the so called South Pole Federation of Tamil Peoples Association, New South Wales.Post your comments

40 die, over 100 hurt in Pak accidents

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Asian Tribune

At least 40 people died and over 100 were injured in two separate traffic accidents on the Indus highway in Southern Sindh province of Pakistan.

Take a cue from the Ambepitiya trial to expedite long delayed murder trials

By Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The norm goes "Justice delayed is justice denied" and in Sri Lanka there are Court cases sometimes more than 15 years running for a decision.

Thailand’s US$10 million kick-starts UNESCAP Tsunami regional trust fund

A regional trust fund to support
tsunami early warning arrangements in the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia is being launched today with a US$ 10 million contribution by the Government of Thailand.

Nivithigala robbery: Former Army Surgeant shot dead by police

Police killed one of the main suspects who was involved in the robbery of the Atalla, Nivithigala gem merchant, when he tried to hurl a bomb at the police, day-before- yesterday (24). Yakkala Arachchige Ariyadasa alias Kapila of Walasmulla was shot and killed by police fire in this matter.