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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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Dr Lotha inaugurates Peren Sub-Jail

Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

Nagaland Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr TM Lotha reiterated that no piecemeal solution would bring any durable and permanent peace to the Naga people.

British Minister commends agreement between the Sri Lankan parties for talks.

Dr. Kim Howells the British Foreign office Minister expressed that he was very pleased to hear that the Sri Lanka Government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam have agreed to meet in Geneva, to discuss about an improved implementation of the Ceasefire Agreement.

India, Saudi Arabia to cooperate to fight terrorism, transitional crime

By M Rama Rao - Reporting from New Delhi for Asian Tribune

The Delhi Declaration issued marking the visit of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, commits India and Saudi Arabia 'to closely and actively' cooperate in the fight against terrorism and other transnational crimes.

Pakistan offers lucrative investment environment

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has said that Pakistan offers lucrative investment environment with high returns and level playing field to foreign as well as local investors.

Karnataka's chief minister concedes loss of majority support but refuses to go without a floor test

By M Rama Rao - Reporting from New Delhi for Asian Tribune

India's premier IT state, Karnataka is in the grip of political uncertainty. Chief Minister, N Dharam Singh, who heads the Congress led coalition with Janata Dal (Secular) of former Prime Minister Deve Gowda, has lost majority support. He concedes so, but is unwilling to go without a floor test even as the opposition BJP has stitched its own alliance to come to power.

Erik Solheim briefs India of his latest peace moves

By M Rama Rao - Reporting from New Delhi for Asian Tribune

India has welcomed the forthcoming talks between Sri Lanka government and the Tamil Tigers in Geneva. "The resumption of talks augurs well for the prospects of peace in Sri Lanka", foreign office spokesman said after the Norwegian chief facilitator for the Sri Lankan Peace Process, Erik Solheim met here yesterday India's Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran and National Security Advisor MK Naryanan.

Never before, United States faces democratically elected hostile governments

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent for Asian Tribune

In the midst of implementing its most ambitious foreign policy plank tied to the foreign economic assistance program the Global Democratization Campaign, the Bush administration is now faced with emerging democracies in its back yard in Latin America, and now in the volatile Middle East as a challenge to American hegemony and its unpopular foreign policy.