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President leaves for UNESO Conference in France

[b]President leaves for UNESO Conference in France [/b]

[b]Colombo, 01 October, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Sri Lanka President Chandrika Kumaratunga left for France in the early hours of Saturday [1st October] morning. She is scheduled to address the 33rd session of the UNESCO General Conference on Monday 3rd October in Paris.

Ellalan Padai issues final warning to Selliah Nagarajah – Asian Tribune’s Sydney Correspondent.

“Ellalan Padai” (Ellalan Army or Ellalan Force), an auxiliary killer force, the strike unit of the feared Sri Lankan Tamil terrorist organisation LTTE, has issued a final warning to our Sydney correspondent Selliah Nagarajah demanding him to stop criticising the LTTE. Post your comments

European Union must exert pressure on LTTE to bring about peace to the Tamils - Douglas Devananda MP.

In a letter addressed to the European Union Presidency, Douglas Devananda MP, in his capacity as the Secretary General of the Eelam Peoples Democratic Party has clarified that the problems of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam are different from that of the problems Tamil speaking people in this country are confronted today. He has added that while the problems of the Tamils are political, but LTTE was bent on establishing a fascist separate state in the country embracing the North and east of Sri Lanka, he elaborated.Post your comments

Asia Most Likely To Shape U.S. Defense Policy: American Scholars Tell U.S. Congress

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

Security concerns in South Asia are likely to shape the United States international relations more than any other transnational issues in this century and security situation all across Asia is rife with major challenges for the U.S. from the rise of China to radical Islamic insurgency in South Asia was the view of three American scholars testifying at a September 27 hearing of the Committee Defense Review (CDR) Threat Panel of the United States House of Representatives Armed Services Committee.

Despite visible displeasure, Chandrika agreed to support Mahinda in the presidential election.

Sri Lanka Freedom Party’s Central Committee meeting ended in a compromise note, as Chandrika Kumaratunga showed her steaming anger and frustration over Mahinda Rajapakse entering into an agreement with two Buddhist Sinhalese parties by agreeing on a unitary form of government, while she insisted that the accepted policy of her government was ‘federalism.’Post your comments

Tsunami was a wake up call for Sri Lanka - Prof Tissa Vitarana

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

Sri Lanka's mechanisms for early warning and detection of natural
hazards are being established, but there are many gaps
that need to be filled, said Prof.Tissa Vitarana, Minister of Science and Technology, on Thursday, at the Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction held in Beijing. Post your comments

U.S. marks anniversary of Burma’s National League for Democracy

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

The United States Department of State marked the anniversary of the founding of Burma’s National League for Democracy September 27 and reaffirmed its support for its embattled leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.

Tsunami was a wake up call for Sri Lanka - Prof Tissa Vitara

[b]Tsunami was a wake up call for Sri Lanka - Prof Tissa Vitarana
By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing[/b]

[b]Beijing, 01 October, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Sri Lanka's mechanisms for early warning and detection of natural hazards are being established, but there are many gaps that need to be filled, said Prof.Tissa Vitarana, Minister of Science and Technology, on Thursday, at the As

Despite visible displeasure, Chandrika agreed to support Mah

[b]Despite visible displeasure, Chandrika agreed to support Mahinda in the presidential election.[/b]

[b]Colombo 01 October, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Sri Lanka Freedom Party’s Central Committee meeting ended in a compromise note, as Chandrika Kumaratunga showed her steaming anger and frustration over Mahinda Rajapakse entering into an agreement with two Buddhist Sinhalese parties by agreeing

European Union must exert pressure on LTTE to bring ........

[b]European Union must exert pressure on LTTE to bring about peace to the Tamils - Douglas Devananda MP.[/b]

[b]Colombo, 01 October, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]In a letter addressed to the European Union Presidency, Douglas Devananda MP, in his capacity as the Secretary General of the Eelam Peoples Democratic Party has clarified that the problems of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam are diffe

Ellalan Padai issues final warning to Selliah Nagarajah ....

[b]Ellalan Padai issues final warning to Selliah Nagarajah – Asian Tribune’s Sydney Correspondent.[/b]

[b]Sydney, 01 October, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]“Ellalan Padai” (Ellalan Army or Ellalan Force), an auxiliary killer force, the strike unit of the feared Sri Lankan Tamil terrorist organisation LTTE, has issued a final warning to our Sydney correspondent Selliah Nagarajah demanding him to s

President leaves for UNESO Conference in France

Sri Lanka President Chandrika Kumaratunga left for France in the early hours of Saturday [1st October] morning. She is scheduled to address the 33rd session of the UNESCO General Conference on Monday 3rd October in Paris. Post your conference


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