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Sri Lankan protests against the cartoons of Prophet Muhammed

[b]Sri Lankan protests against the cartoons of Prophet Muhammed intensifies, Muslims asked to boycott Danish products[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 11 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Political leaders in Sri Lanka have called upon the West to stop provoking the sentiments of the Muslim community further by justifying their despicable act against Islam.

Indian Left openly targets American ambassador

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

Indian Left has toughened its stand vis-à-vis the American envoy here in New Delhi. It wants Washington to recall David Mulford. The demand is more vociferous from the Marxists. Reason: The envoy has written a letter directly to chief minister Buddhadev Bhattacharya, some thing unusual for a diplomat whatever be the provocation. Post your comments

Prabhakaran a war criminal -- Amnesty International

By H. L. D. Mahindapala

Hard on the heels of the American Ambassador, Jeffrey Lunstead, pressuring the LTTE publicly to either choose peace or to continue with its "repugnant policies of the past decade and a half" Amnesty International (AI) has cited chapter and verse in its latest report to highlight the war crimes committed by Velupillai Prabhakaran . AI has stated categorically that Prabhakaran has committed two war crimes: 1) forcibly recruiting children into his army and (2) abducting adults and torturing them. Post your comments

King managed local polls go the King way in Nepal

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

The Nepal King managed local bodies elections have gone the king way. The pro-palace party, Rashtriya Prajatantra Party (Thapa) led by Home Minister Kamal Thapa made a virtual clean sweep of the municipal polls in what was clearly a one legged race that had invited derision from Delhi and Washington.

Banning of Landmines: Government and LTTE urged

By Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The Landmine Ban Advocacy Forum (LBAF) welcomes the
willingness of the Government of Sri Lanka and the
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to hold talks
on strengthening the effective implementation of the
Cease Fire Agreement in Switzerland.Post your comments

Uprise against army: Five killed in police firing, security man stoned to death

By Lakhyajit Gohain – Asian Tribune

Five civilian and a security man were killed and several injured as a result of an uprising against the Army operation in Tinisukia district of the Northeastern state of Assam on Friday. Post your comments

LTTE's struggle is not the Tamil's struggle

"LTTE's struggle is not Tamil struggle. Tamil people are living in peace with Muslims and Sinhalese in the South. The problem occurs in the North only because of the terror unleashed by the LTTE, " writes Subodha Gunawardena.Post your comments

No force can crush a people who are politically alert and organized - KNU President Saw Ba Thin Sein

"I would like to urge the entire Karen people to be politically more alert, organized and united. A people that are not politically alert and organized can never gain the right to decide their own political destiny. Even if it is gained, it may not be fostered to last," Karen National Union President Saw Ba Thin Sein's

Delhi eyes Agartala-Chittagong port rail link

By T Siamchinthang - Asian Tribune

The Indian Planning Commission is considering to construct a rail link to Chittagong from Agartala, capital of the Indian state of Tripura, according to internet.

Abacus future travel trends and technologies in Sri Lanka

By Q Perera - Reporting from Sri Lanka

Abacus International Lanka (Pvt) Ltd is committed in setting key trends and technologies for future travel in Sri Lanka and makes the most growing regional travel.

Journalists in India northeast walk a thin line

By . T. Simchinthang - Asian Tribune

Journalists working in India's restive northeast are caught in a Catch 22 situation, often becoming the targets of both state and non-state actors, leading to a muzzling of press freedom.

U.N. Security Council Wades Into Corruption Fray

Thalif Deen - Iinter Press Service

The 15-member United Nations Security Council, whose primary responsibility is the maintenance of international peace and security as mandated by the U.N. charter, is scheduled to meet next week to discuss something outside its traditional purview: charges of corruption and malfeasance facing the world body's Secretariat.

LTTE's struggle is not the Tamil's struggle

[b]LTTE's struggle is not the Tamil's struggle[/b]

"LTTE's struggle is not Tamil struggle. Tamil people are living in peace with Muslims and Sinhalese in the South. The problem occurs in the North only because of the terror unleashed by the LTTE, " writes Subodha Gunawardena.

In a letter to the Editor, Asian Tribune, in response to the article written by Mr. G.

Uprise against army: Five killed in police firing, security

[b]Uprise against army: Five killed in police firing, security man stoned to death[/b]

By Lakhyajit Gohain – Asian Tribune

[b]Guwahati, 11 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Five civilian and a security man were killed and several injured as a result of an uprising against the Army operation in Tinisukia district of the Northeastern state of Assam on Friday.

Banning of Landmines: Government and LTTE urged

[b]Banning of Landmines: Government and LTTE urged[/b]

By Sunil C.

Prabhakaran a war criminal -- Amnesty International

[b]Prabhakaran a war criminal -- Amnesty International[/b]

By H. L. D.

Indian Left openly targets American ambassador

[b]Indian Left openly targets American ambassador[/b]

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

[b]New Delhi, 11 February (Asiantribune.com ):[/b] Indian Left has toughened its stand vis-à-vis the American envoy here in New Delhi. It wants Washington to recall David Mulford. The demand is more vociferous from the Marxists.

Sri Lankan protests against the cartoons of Prophet Muhammed intensifies, Muslims asked to boycott Danish products

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

Political leaders in Sri Lanka have called upon the West to stop provoking the sentiments of the Muslim community further by justifying their despicable act against Islam. Sri Lanka Muslim Congress Leader Rauff Hakeem has also warned that his community will not hesitate to
continue their protests if action is not taken to suspend the
reprinting of these cartoons and if those responsible continue to
justify their acts in the guise of 'press freedom'.Post your comments


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