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SL's sovereignty: Basis for resolving conflict

[b]SL's sovereignty: Basis for resolving conflict[/b]

By Janaka Perera – Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 20 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Attorney-at-Law Senaka Weeraratne addressing the international conference on "Geneva Negotiations: Implementing the Electoral Mandate" at the BMICH Colombo, February 18, called for the recognition of Sri Lanka’s sovereignty as the foundation of resolving th

SLMC protests against Ferial's peace mission: NUA member tells to stop acting 'silly'

By Munza Mushtaq – Asian Tribune

The country's pre dominant Muslim party, the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress
(SLMC) has expressed their 'displeasure' over National Unity Alliance
(NUA) leader Ferial Ashraff's decision to be part of the Government
delegation at this week's peace talks in Geneva. Post your comments

EPDP bagged Puthukudiyiruppu PS in Mullaithievu District

In a bizarre turn of events, Eelam People’s Democratic Party led by Douglas Devananda has been elected unopposed to the Puthukudiyiruppu Pradeshiya Sabah, located right in the heart of the Tamil Tiger rebel stronghold in the Mullathievu district.Post your comments

Battle for CMC: UNP looking at contesting under an Independent group,

By Munza Mushtaq – Asian Tribune

Sri Lanka's main Opposition Party is mulling the possibility of contesting under an Independent group to secure their victory at the
Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) during next month's local government
elections scheduled for March 30, 2006.

Sri Lankan government to take a positive stance on Sethusamudram ship canal project

From our Colombo correspondent

Scientists and environmentalists from India and Sri Lanka are expected to meet soon for another round of discussion to look into possible environmental effects on Sri Lanka from the Sethusamudram ship canal project undertaken by the Government of India, a Sri Lankan expert involved in the process said.

Qazi detained for 30 days as protesters clash with police

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistani authorities have detained MMA President Qazi Hussain Ahmed in the eastern city of Lahore as Police sealed off the Pakistani capital Islamabad to prevent a protest planned against publication of derogatory cartoons in some European countries.Post your comments

Outsider might have inside track to lead U.N.

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

A leading newspaper in USA - Chicago Times believes that Sri Lankan born EU parliamentarian Niramjan Deva Adithya will seek USA’s assistance to obtain nominations for post of the UN Secretary General.Post your comments

Mannar Bishop's failure to reveal his involvement in the arrest of three policemen regrettable

Some Sri Lanka Police officers attached to the National Child Protection Authority blamed the Bishop of Mannar Rayappu Joseph for the ordeal and the mental agony they have undergone while they were held in custody by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam because of his failure to reveal his involvement in the whole sordid episode.Post your comments

Outsider might have inside track to lead U.N.

[b]Outsider might have inside track to lead U.N.[/b]

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

[b]Colombo, 20 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] A leading newspaper in USA - Chicago Times believes that Sri Lankan born EU parliamentarian Niramjan Deva Adithya will seek USA’s assistance to obtain nominations for post of the UN Secretary General.

Qazi detained for 30 days as protesters clash with police

[b]Qazi detained for 30 days as protesters clash with police[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Islamabad, 20 February (Asiantribune.com): Pakistani authorities have detained MMA President Qazi Hussain Ahmed in the eastern city of Lahore as Police sealed off the Pakistani capital Islamabad to prevent a protest planned against publication of derogatory cartoons in

EPDP bagged Puthukudiyiruppu PS in Mullaithievu District

[b]EPDP bagged Puthukudiyiruppu PS in Mullaithievu District[/b]

[b]Colombo, 20 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] In a bizarre turn of events, Eelam People’s Democratic Party led by Douglas Devananda has been elected unopposed to the Puthukudiyiruppu Pradeshiya Sabah, located right in the heart of the Tamil Tiger rebel stronghold in the Mullathievu district.

The Vavuniya District Returnin

Mannar Bishop's failure to reveal his involvement in the

[b]Mannar Bishop's failure to reveal his involvement in the arrest of three policemen regrettable
[/b]

Colombo, 20 February, (Asiantribune.com): Some Sri Lanka Police officers attached to the National Child Protection Authority blamed the Bishop of Mannar Rayappu Joseph for the ordeal and the mental agony they have undergone while they were held in custody by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ee

SLMC protests against Ferial's peace mission: NUA member

[b]SLMC protests against Ferial's peace mission: NUA member tells to stop acting 'silly'[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 20 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b]The country's pre dominant Muslim party, the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) has expressed their 'displeasure' over National Unity Alliance (NUA) leader Ferial Ashraff's decision to be part of the Government delegation

SL's sovereignty: Basis for resolving conflict

By Janaka Perera – Asian Tribune

Attorney-at-Law Senaka Weeraratne addressing the international conference on "Geneva Negotiations: Implementing the Electoral Mandate" at the BMICH Colombo, February 18, called for the recognition of Sri Lanka’s sovereignty as the foundation of resolving the national problem and insisted that the centre remained sovereign over all aspects that are integral to the nation’s sovereignty in devolving power.Post your comments


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