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US spy beheaded in Pak tribal area

[b]US spy beheaded in Pak tribal area[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 18 April, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Unknown militants have beheaded a U.S. spy in the North Waziristan Agency, the Pakistani tribal area neighboring Afghanistan.

US spy beheaded in Pak tribal area

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Unknown militants have beheaded a U.S. spy in the North Waziristan Agency, the Pakistani tribal area neighboring Afghanistan. Post your comments

Minister Devananda Appeal to International Community on Death Threat to VC Jaffna

Minister of Social Services and Social Welfare and Secretary General of EPDP, Douglas Devananda, MP, has appealed to the Co-chair and the Diplomatic Community about the seriousness of the death threat issued on Prof. S.R.H. Hoole, the Vice Chancellor of University of Jaffna and to the Council Members who voted in favour of his election, by the LTTE and its frontal organizations. Post your comments

Shinning Bangladesh under Khaleda Zia’s leadership

By: Patricia Ovemarrie

TIME magazine’s current issue is already in circulation. It was already known that in the Asian edition of TIME, Bangladesh comes as the cover story. Many of the international media will try and take excerpts from the contents of this story, and we can only hope that, most of them will use these for producing positive ones for Bangladesh.

Pak, India postpone talks on Wullar Barrage

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

The third phase of Pakistan-India talks on Wullar Barrage, scheduled to be held tomorrow (Tuesday), has been postponed and new date will be announced shortly.

Prima Workers end their month-long strike

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The month-long hunger strike by employees of the Prima Company comes to an end with the intervention of Labor Minister Athauda Seneviratne.

UNICEF calls on the LTTE to immediately release all under-age recruits

UNICEF in a statement released to the press has deplored the death of an underage recruit of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in Vavuniya.Post your comments

Nepal at cross roads with the King and talking through media

Nepal is truly at cross roads with all its innate pluralism in opinions, perspectives and ideas unable to break the latest logjam. Every Nepalese wants peace. If you ask how, they say dialogue between King and Seven Democratic parties will end the drift and find a solution to the Maoist problem.Post your comments

Affected businessmen in Trinco to receive low interest loans to re-launch their business.

By Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Around 31 businessmen, who were affected by recent riots in the Trincomalle will receive low interest loans to re-launch their businesses under the direction of the President of Sri Lanka.Post your comments

From the underbelly of the beast:

By Kanak Mani Dixit - writes from Nepal jail.

Kanak Mani Dixit, Editor Himal South Asian and Publisher Himalmedia, was arrested in Kathmandu on Saturday, April 8, with a host of other professionals for defying curfew to press for democratic rights in Nepal. He remains in detention still. This column was smuggled out of Jail. The column below has been written by him from the jail. Please read more...

Locally manufactured milk powder and liquid include Aflatoxin

By Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

A recent study reveals locally manufactured milk powder and liquid milk include Aflatoxin M [AFM] considered as a toxin that causes food alleges among infants and young children and some adults.

Police seize documents in raid on Tamil group

[b]Police seize documents in raid on Tamil group[/b]

Police have raided the offices of a Tamil organization in Montreal as part of an investigation into terrorist financing, the RCMP said yesterday.

A counter-terrorism team made up of RCMP, Montreal police and Quebec provincial police searched the Montreal office of the World Tamil Movement.

Minister Devananda Appeal to International Community

[b]Minister Devananda Appeal to International Community on Death Threat to VC Jaffna [/b]

[b]Colombo, 18 April, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Minister of Social Services and Social Welfare and Secretary General of EPDP, Douglas Devananda, MP, has appealed to the Co-chair and the Diplomatic Community about the seriousness of the death threat issued on Prof. S.R.H.

UNICEF calls on the LTTE to immediately release all under-ag

[b]UNICEF calls on the LTTE to immediately release all under-age recruits[/b]

[b]Colombo, 18 April, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] UNICEF in a statement released to the press has deplored the death of an underage recruit of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in Vavuniya.

Recruitment of children is a direct violation of their right to protection from violence.

Affected businessmen in Trinco to receive low interest loans

[b]Affected businessmen in Trinco to receive low interest loans to re-launch their business.[/b]

By Sunil C.

Nepal at cross roads with the King and talking through media

[b]Nepal at cross roads with the King and talking through media[/b]

By Raghu Bir Bista

Nepal is truly at cross roads with all its innate pluralism in opinions, perspectives and ideas unable to break the latest logjam. Every Nepalese wants peace.

U.N. Worried About Escalating Mideast Violence

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

As violence in the occupied territories continued to escalate last week, the Palestinians and Israelis traded accusations during an open debate at the Security Council, where an overwhelming majority of the 191 U.N. member states pointed a finger at Israel for the worsening security and humanitarian situation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.


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