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Australia must take strong action against LTTE - Sri Lanka

[b]Australia must take strong action against LTTE - Sri Lanka High Commissioner.[/b]

[b]Canberra, 12 October, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Sri Lanka High Commissioner in Australia has urged the Government of Australia to take appropriate actions against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam for all their illegal activities and the false propaganda campaign undertaken by them on the Australian soi

Developing Nations Blast U.N. Secretariat for Appeasing U.S.

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

The 132-member Group of 77, the largest single coalition of developing nations, has sent a letter of protest to Secretary-General Kofi Annan implicitly decrying the U.N. Secretariat's efforts to appease U.N.-bashing right-wing conservatives, both inside and outside the U.S. Congress.

China launches second manned spacecraft Shenzhou-6

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

China successfully launches its second manned spacecraft
Shenzhou-6 today morning.

Australia must take strong action against LTTE - Sri Lanka High Commissioner.

Sri Lanka High Commissioner in Australia has urged the Government of Australia to take appropriate actions against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam for all their illegal activities and the false propaganda campaign undertaken by them on the Australian soil.Post your comments

Mystery deepens on the plight of Colonel Bahnu.

Mystery deepens on the plight of Colonel Bahnu, as special attempts were taken to cover up the whole sickening episode - the attack and death of the LTTE cadres on Monday night, 10 October at Vavunathievu, nearly 05 kilometers away from Batticalao .Post your comments

Journalists in Nepal condemn draconian media ordinance

By Bikash Sangraula in Kathmandu

Nepalese journalists have termed a draconian media ordinance promulgated by King Gyanendra as “black ordinance” and have vowed to fight against it on the streets and in the court of law. Post your comments

Tortured chief incumbent of the Sri Gayathree Kamakodi Peedam, airlifted to Colombo

The chief incumbent of the Sri Gayathree Kamakodi Peedam, Ven. Rajkumar Swamigal (34) was kidnapped by ten masked LTTE cadres using force on Friday (7-10-05) night with his vehicle and severely assaulted and thrown on the street thinking he was dead was subsequently admitted to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital has been airlifted to Colombo for further medical treatment. Post your comments

SL expatriates hope to assist tsunami affected schools and children in Sri Lanka

Sunil C.Perera , Reporting from Sri lanka

Sri Lankan expatriates in Florida, USA, have decided to assist Sri Lanka’s schools, especially in tsunami affected areas and the affected students in Sri Lanka.

Recruitment of child combatants remains a threat in Sri Lanka – Refugees International

Refugees International a New York based human rights organization and its main concern is to end human displacement alleged that in recent months recruitment of children by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam has increased.Post your comments

With his grip on the country weakening, Nepal's monarch taking desperate measures

A news analysis by Asian Tribune Editorial Board

When King Gyanendra staged an extremely efficient coup d etat on February 1, 2005, Nepal's population, tired of political and security uncertainties, cautiously hoped that the country could had finally found a strong pair of hands that could guide the country out of the mess it is in. Eight months later, King Gyanendra is one of the most unpopular figures in the country, and the institution of monarchy is crumbling down quickly. Post your comments

A Reflection of Corporate Social and Environmental Reporting on Websites

BY Professors P.L. Joshi, Dr. Jawaher Al-Mohadki & Dr. Amal Wakil

These days, communities and regulatory bodies are increasingly concerned about social and environmental related issues. Apart from various environmental activist groups, in its 1987 report by the United Nations World Commission on Environment and Development had discussed the issue of sustainability.

Most consistent export awards by the National Chamber of Exporters

By Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Kingsley Bernard, President, National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka said that every year they would add some special feature for their annual Export Awards Ceremony which will be held on the 28th October for the 13th year consecutively.

Mystery deepens on the plight of Colonel Bahnu.

[b]Mystery deepens on the plight of Colonel Bahnu.[/b]

Colombo, 12 October, (Asiantribune.com): Mystery deepens on the plight of Colonel Bahnu, as special attempts were taken to cover up the whole sickening episode - the attack and death of the LTTE cadres on Monday night, 10 October at Vavunathievu, nearly 05 kilometers away from Batticalao .

It was reported yesterday that LTTE convoy o

With his grip on the country weakening, Nepal's monarch.....

[b]With his grip on the country weakening, Nepal's monarch taking desperate measures[/b]

A news analysis by Asian Tribune Editorial Board

When King Gyanendra staged an extremely efficient coup d etat on February 1, 2005, Nepal's population, tired of political and security uncertainties, cautiously hoped that the country could had finally found a strong pair of hands that could guide the cou

Recruitment of child combatants remains a threat in.........

[b]Recruitment of child combatants remains a threat in Sri Lanka – Refugees International[/b]

[b]New York, 12 October, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Refugees International, a New York based human rights organization and its main concern is to end human displacement alleged that in recent months recruitment of children by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam has increased.

Refugees Internationa

Tortured chief incumbent of the Sri Gayathree Kamakodi Peeda

[b]Tortured chief incumbent of the Sri Gayathree Kamakodi Peedam, airlifted to Colombo
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[b]Colombo, 12 October, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The chief incumbent of the Sri Gayathree Kamakodi Peedam, Ven.

Journalists in Nepal condemn draconian media ordinance

[b]Journalists in Nepal condemn draconian media ordinance[/b]

By Bikash Sangraula in Kathmandu

[b]Kathmandu, 12 October, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Nepalese journalists have termed a draconian media ordinance promulgated by King Gyanendra as “black ordinance” and have vowed to fight against it on the streets and in the court of law.

U.S. responding rapidly and robustly to Pakistan disaster

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

In response to the request of President Musharraf and the Government of Pakistan, the United States is providing an initial contribution of up to $50 million for relief and reconstruction following the earthquake that struck on October 8.


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