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I'm a real sufferer by Toshiba Corp with reason.

[i](This is a sequel to my thread "I'm a real sufferer by Toshiba Corp with reason.", http://engforum.pravda.ru/showthread.php3?postid=1139604.

US State Department Web Site Misinterprets Sri Lanka Conflict

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent for Asian Tribune

Read the following editorial column in February 22 web site of the United States Department of State and see what impression you get about the current conflict in Sri Lanka.Post your comments

UAE, Jolted by Port Deal, is Key Western Arms Buyer

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), the centre of a growing controversy over its proposed management of U.S. port terminals, is one of the world's most prolific arms buyers and a multi-billion-dollar military market both for the United States and Western Europe.

Pak opposition refusal to participate in parliamentary delegation to Brussels

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Opposition parties in Pakistan have refused to be part of a parliamentary delegation to visit Brussels for holding talks with the European Parliament on the issue of publication of blasphemous caricatures in some European countries. Post your comments

Government expressed satisfaction over the way talks proceed in Geneva.

From our Colombo correspondent

The Government on Thursday expressed its satisfaction over the way the Government and the Liberation Tigers were continuing the ceasefire talks in Geneva.Post your comments

Muslim Council continues to insist for a separate Muslim delegation at future talks

By Munza Mushtaq – Asian Tribune

The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka (MCSL) has impressed upon the need for
the participation of a Separate Muslim delegation at future talks.
This was intimated to the Government's Chief negotiator Nimal Siripala
de Silva and Minister Ferial Ashraff, who represented the Government
on behalf of Muslim interests by the Council, just hours before their
departure to Geneva.

Balasingham retreats in Geneva:

H. L. D. Mahindapala – Reporting from Geneva

Anton Balasingham, the Chief Negotiator for the LTTE, attempted to pull a fast one in the pre-talks leading to the latest round of negotiations that began on Wednesday at Chateau de Bossey in Geneva.Post your comments

UNP and JVP want an end to state resources being used for election propaganda

By Munza Mushtaq - Asian Tribune

Two of Sri Lanka's main political parties, the United National Party
(JVP) and the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) have drawn the attention of President Mahinda Rajapakse and Elections Commissioner Dayananda Dissanayake towards the need to stop the use of state resources for election propaganda during next month's local government poll.

Bus service between Pakistan, Afghanistan next month

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to launch bus service between the cities of Peshawar and Jalalabad by next month and the trial run of the bus on the route will take place from Afghanistan on March 15 and from Pakistani side on March 17.

We are now free and no more slaves- Estate workers

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Nuwara-Eliya.

Sri Lankan Estate workers received number of benefits after the privatization of estates and the workers said that they do not need trade unions anymore, commonly called for political middlemen to assist the workers in these estates.

[b]Government expressed satisfaction over the way talks

[b]Government expressed satisfaction over the way talks proceed in Geneva.[/b]
From our Colombo correspondent

[b]Colombo, 24 February, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The Government on Thursday expressed its satisfaction over the way the Government and the Liberation Tigers were continuing the ceasefire talks in Geneva.

Cabinet Spokesman and Media Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa told the weekly C

Balasingham retreats in Geneva: "I am tired because

[b]Balasingham retreats in Geneva: "I am tired because I am the only one who can speak English in our team."[/b]

H. L. D.

Pak opposition refusal to participate in parliamentary

[b]Pak opposition refusal to participate in parliamentary delegation to Brussels [/b]
By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 24 February, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Opposition parties in Pakistan have refused to be part of a parliamentary delegation to visit Brussels for holding talks with the European Parliament on the issue of publication of blasphemous carica

US State Department Web Site Misinterprets Sri Lanka

[b]US State Department Web Site Misinterprets Sri Lanka Conflict [/b]

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent for Asian Tribune

[b] Washington, D.C.

Mahinda Rajapakse wins in Geneva by avoiding war.

[b]Mahinda Rajapakse wins in Geneva by avoiding war.[/b]

HLD Mahindapala - Reporting from Geneva

Celingy, Switzerland, 24 February, (Asiantribune.com):The Talks between the government of Sri Lanka and the LTTE ended on an optimistic note after going through rough patches in the negotiations. Both side agreed to meet in Geneva again in April 19-21 April 2006.

Mahinda Rajapakse wins in Geneva by avoiding war.

HLD Mahindapala - Reporting from Geneva

The talks between the government of Sri Lanka and the LTTE ended on an optimistic note after going through rough patches in the negotiations. Both side agreed to meet in Geneva again in April 19-21 April 2006. Erik Solheim Norway’s Minister for International Development and the Peace facilitator described the results of the Talks as "above expectations." Post your comments


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