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US Promises Aid against Tigers

[b]US Promises Aid against Tigers[/b]

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

[b]United Nations, 21 January, (IPS): [/b]As the four-year-old ceasefire in Sri Lanka is on the verge of crumbling, the United States has offered to strengthen its military assistance programmes and increase training for government forces if the country's rebel group resumes its separatist war in the northern and east

When United States engages in Human Rights abuses, How can it preach to other nations– Human Rights Watch

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent for Asian Tribune

After preaching for many years that all governments should respond to security threats within the constraints of human rights law, these Western governments should hardly be surprised that hypocrisy alarms ring loudly when they cite security concerns to defend their own human rights transgressions, says America’s influential and prominent human rights organization, Human Rights Watch(HRW), in its annual report of world-wide human rights investigation released here this week. Post your comments

EU urges LTTE to commence discussion with Sri Lanka government immediately

European Union has pointed out to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam to come forward without any delay to meet with the representatives of the Government of Sri Lanka to discuss about the implementation of Ceasefire Agreement.Post your comments

New South Asia boss in US State Department has a wider role

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent for Asian Tribune

Richard Boucher, who is soon expected to be named the new head of the South Asia Bureau of the United States Department of State to replace the incumbent Christina Rocca, will have Central Asia added to his portfolio and will exercise wider authority in the Asian region, ‘Asian Tribune’ understands.Post your comments

Norway -- "the peace-maker" -- is one of the biggest exporters of arms

Norway which struts the international stage parading as a peace-maker is also one of the world's largest manufacturers and exporters of military hardware. Post your comments

Inland fishing interest surges in Sri Lanka

Sunil C.Perera - Reporting from Colombo, Sri Lanka

Ornamental fish exporters and breeders are demanding that they need non-collateral loans, as development capital, to invest in the inland fishing infrastructure to breed and produce edible fish, to meet the increasing demand for local consumption.

New Pak-Indian bus service inaugurated

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

The first Pakistani Bus carrying 26 passengers has reached the Indian western city of Amritsar on Friday.

Sri Lankans urged to work to create environment for peace – British Minister

create a conducive environment where parties involved in the peace process can meet face to face to have meaning full talks, it is important that all the people in Sri Lanka has to work to create this environment, urged, Ian Pearson who on a two-day visit to Sri Lanka.Post your comments

Norway - "the peace-maker" - is one of the biggest

[b]Norway -- "the peace-maker" -- is one of the biggest exporters of arms[/b]

[b]Oslo. 21 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Norway which struts the international stage parading as a peace-maker is also one of the world's largest manufacturers and exporters of military hardware.

The illusive US arms bazaar

[b]The illusive US arms bazaar[/b]

By Atul Cowshish - Syndicate Features

Two roadblocks await the forward move in the Indo-US bilateral relations early in 2006.

Sri Lankans urged to work to create environment for peace –

[b]Sri Lankans urged to work to create environment for peace – British Minister[/b]

[b]Colombo, 21 January, (Asiantribune.com);[/b] To create a conducive environment where parties involved in the peace process can meet face to face to have meaning full talks, it is important that all the people in Sri Lanka has to work to create this environment, urged, Ian Pearson who on a two-day visit to Sri

New South Asia boss in US State Department has a wider role

[b]New South Asia boss in US State Department has a wider role[/b]

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent for Asian Tribune

[b]Washington, D.C.

EU urges LTTE to commence discussion with Sri Lanka

[b]EU urges LTTE to commence discussion with Sri Lanka government immediately[/b]

[b] Colombo, 21 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] European Union has pointed out to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam to come forward without any delay to meet with the representatives of the Government of Sri Lanka to discuss about the implementation of Ceasefire Agreement.

The Royal Norwegian Embassy on be

When United States engages in Human Rights abuses,

[b]When United States engages in Human Rights abuses, How can it preach to other nations– Human Rights Watch[/b]

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent for Asian Tribune

[b]Washington, D.C.

US Promises Aid against Tigers

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

As the four-year-old ceasefire in Sri Lanka is on the verge of crumbling, the United States has offered to strengthen its military assistance programmes and increase training for government forces if the country's rebel group resumes its separatist war in the northern and eastern provinces. Post your comments


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