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President Rajapakse tells ambassadors that his patience

[b]President Rajapakse tells ambassadors that his patience is running out[/b]

[b]Colombo, 10 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] President Mahinda Rajapakse briefed the Ambassadors of the Co-Chair countries of the Tokyo Donor Conference -- Japan, United States, European Union and Norway -- yesterday on the continuing escalation of violence by the LTTE .

UN Bodies Survive US Funding Threats

by Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

The United States, a major funder of the United Nations and its myriad agencies, has a longstanding notoriety for exercising its financial clout to threaten U.N. bodies refusing to play ball with Washington. Post your comments

President Rajapakse tells ambassadors that his patience is running out

President Mahinda Rajapakse briefed the Ambassadors of the Co-Chair countries of the Tokyo Donor Conference -- Japan, United States, European Union and Norway -- yesterday on the continuing escalation of violence by the LTTE .Post your comments

Rebel leader urges Afghans to continue fight

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Afghan rebel leader and chief of Hizb-e-Islami Afghanistan Enginner Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has urged all Afghans to continue their fight until all "occupation forces" are "driven out" of the country.Post your comments

Appoint a Commission to inquire into the killings of Parliamentarians

Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapakse has been urged to come forward to appoint a commission to investigate into the killings of more than 32 Sri Lankan parliamentarians, who were killed since 1975, alleged to be by the Tamil rebel outfit. Post your comments

Burma's UN Special Envoy gives up his position.

The United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy to Burma (Myanmar) Razali Ismail has given up his post after being refused entry for the last two years by the military rulers of the country.

Avoid traveling to North and East of Sri Lanka

United Kingdom in its latest travel advisory has warned traveling to the North of East of Sri Lanka, as there is an ongoing political violence and civil unrest in that region. Post your comments

Pak rules out unilateral demilitarization of Kashmir

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

Stating categorically that there will be no unilateral demilitarisation in Kashmir, Pakistan Monday said that the idea of self-governance and demilitarisation in Jammu and Kashmir have been motivated by Islamabad’s desire to seek a settlement of the dispute in the interest of Pakistan, India and Kashmiri people.

Sri Lankan foreign minister discusses war, not peace

[b]Sri Lankan foreign minister discusses war, not peace, in Washington[/b]

As Sri Lanka rapidly heads back to open civil war, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera was in Washington last week for three days of high-level talks with US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and other defence, treasury and state department officials.

President's intervention sought to solve crisis at the Aalan

[b]President's intervention sought to solve crisis at the Aalankuda Muslim School in Puttalam[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 10 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka (MCSL) has requested President Mahinda Rajapakse to immediately intervene and settle the ongoing crisis at the Aalankuda Muslim Maha Vidyalaya in Puttalam, Kalpitiya.

Avoid traveling to North and East of Sri Lanka

[b]Avoid traveling to North and East of Sri Lanka[/b]

[b]London, 10 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] United Kingdom in its latest travel advisory has warned traveling to the North of East of Sri Lanka, as there is an ongoing political violence and civil unrest in that region.

Appoint a Commission to inquire into the killings

[b]Appoint a Commission to inquire into the killings of Parliamentarians[/b]

[b]Colombo, 10 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapakse has been urged to come forward to appoint a commission to investigate into the killings of more than 32 Sri Lankan parliamentarians, who were killed since 1975, alleged to be by the Tamil rebel outfit.

Rebel leader urges Afghans to continue fight

[b]Rebel leader urges Afghans to continue fight[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 10 January (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Afghan rebel leader and chief of Hizb-e-Islami Afghanistan Enginner Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has urged all Afghans to continue their fight until all "occupation forces" are "driven out" of the country.

In a message released in Pakistan

UN Bodies Survive US Funding Threats

[b]UN Bodies Survive US Funding Threats[/b]

by Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

[b]United Nations,10 January, (IPS):[/b] The United States, a major funder of the United Nations and its myriad agencies, has a longstanding notoriety for exercising its financial clout to threaten U.N. bodies refusing to play ball with Washington.

Back in 1984, it withdrew from the Paris-based U.N.

President's intervention sought to solve crisis at the Aalankuda Muslim School in Puttalam

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka (MCSL) has requested President Mahinda Rajapakse to immediately intervene and settle the ongoing crisis at the Aalankuda Muslim Maha Vidyalaya in Puttalam, Kalpitiya.Post your comments


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