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New move to indict Prabakaran before the International Court

[b]New move to indict Prabakaran before the International Court of Justice.[/b]

[b]New York, 02 October, (Asiantribune.com):[/b]Sri Lankan Armed Forces Relief Foundation (SLAFRF) -- a non-governmental organization based in USA -- has launched an international appeal to log a formal complaint in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) citing LTTE's (1) war crimes 2) crimes against humanity

New move to indict Prabakaran before the International Court of Justice.

Sri Lankan Armed Forces Relief Foundation (SLAFRF) -- a non-governmental organization based in USA -- has launched an international appeal to log a formal complaint in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) citing LTTE's (1) war crimes 2) crimes against humanity and (3) its violations of the Ceasefire Agreement of 2002.Post your comments

A Matter of Survival

By Tisaranee Gunasekara

There are contradictions and there are contradictions. For the sake of theoretical correctness one can call them primary contradictions and secondary contradictions, antagonistic contradictions and non-antagonistic contradictions (borrowing Mao’s categorisation) but somehow this terminology does not make clear the vast difference between certain types of contradictions and others, because it is a difference between nothing less than life and death.Post your comments

Top level appointments of Army Commanders

By Oken Jeet Sandham - Asian Tribune

Former 3 Corps Commander, Lt Gen Daljeet Singh has yesterday taken over as the Army Commander of the Western Command at Chandimandir near Chandigarh.

Wind Power: The Solution to the Energy problem

By Garvin Karunaratne - International Consultant

A few years ago, while touring California I was stunned to see the wind farm at Altamont Pass near Livermore, California. I saw hundreds of turbines turning out energy for the national grid. Earlier, I had seen a stray turbine in the UK and have read of windmills in the Netherlands. It beat me as to why we in Sri Lanka, with so much of mountains blessed with ample wind power, even blowing our cars off roads; have given no thought to wind power. Post your comments

Dr Lotha questions motives on NDA’s PIL

By Oken Jeet Sandham - Asian Tribune

The Nagaland Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr TM Lotha has today questioned the motives behind the filing of PIL in the Court by some individuals in the Nagaland Doctors Association (NDA). He was speaking at the farewell function organized for the outgoing Director of Medical Services Dr Kepelhusie here at Directorate of Health and Medical Services today.

India loses political credibility in anti-Iran vote

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

India, a country that aspires to be a superpower in Asia, lost its political credibility among the world's developing nations last week when it voted against Iran at a meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna.Post your comments

India loses political credibility in anti-Iran vote

[b]India loses political credibility in anti-Iran vote[/b]

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

[b]United Nations, 01 October, (IPS):[/b] India, a country that aspires to be a superpower in Asia, lost its political credibility among the world's developing nations last week when it voted against Iran at a meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in

Wind Power: The Solution to the Energy problem

[b]Wind Power: The Solution to the Energy problem[/b]

By Garvin Karunaratne - International Consultant

[b] Introduction[/b]

A few years ago, while touring California I was stunned to see the wind farm at Altamont Pass near Livermore, California. I saw hundreds of turbines turning out energy for the national grid.

A Matter of Survival

[b]A Matter of Survival[/b]

By Tisaranee Gunasekara

[i][b]“When you hear the bang there is no time to wonder how long the little fuse has been sizzling.”[/b][/i]
[b]Terry Pratchett[/b]([i]Jingo[/i])

There are contradictions and there are contradictions.

Swearing in of five new judges to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.

At a public ceremony held yesterday morning, Mr Stanislaw Pawlak (Poland), Mr
Shunji Yanai (Japan), Mr Helmut Türk (Austria), Mr James Kateka (United Republic of Tanzania) and Mr Albert Hoffmann (South Africa) were sworn in as members of the Tribunal.


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