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Established Opinion Survey methods and the Asian Tribune

[b]Established Opinion Survey methods and the Asian Tribune Opinion Survey on Sri Lanka[/b]

By Daya Gamage – Analysis for Asian Tribune

[b]Washington, D.C.

Established Opinion Survey methods and the Asian Tribune Opinion Survey on Sri Lanka

By Daya Gamage – Analysis for Asian Tribune

In February this year, the most widely used opinion survey company, Public Agenda, was commissioned by America’s foremost foreign policy institute Council of Foreign Affairs, with the assistance of the Ford Foundation, to do a nation-wide survey to get the opinion of Americans on 25 different issues one of which was the Bush administration’s foreign policy plank of creating democracies abroad.Post your comments

Pak Police nab six suspects for sectarian violence

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistani police have arrested six suspected militants from an Al-Qaeda-linked group over a string of sectarian attacks in the southern port city of Karachi, security officials disclosed.

Draft voter list published in Bangladesh

Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury Reporting from Dhaka

Bangladesh Election Commission on Wednesday night issued a press release, saying the number of voters has increased 21.75 per cent since 2001 to 9,13,14,592, hours after publishing a draft electoral roll without specifying the total number of voters.

Suicide bomber: Blood samples to be send abroad for pregnancy test

By Our Colombo Correspondent

The blood samples taken from the remains of the LTTE suicide bomber will be sent abroad for tests after locally conducted pregnancy tests have failed due to chemical contamination of samples.Post your comments

Bangladesh on US watch list

By Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury – Asian Tribune

A US government commission warned on Wednesday of rising religious persecution in Iraq and Afghanistan, two countries invaded by the United States in the past five years to free their people from tyranny and abuse.

Tony Blair- fighting to stay or the end of the road

Neville de Silva - Diplomatic Editor Asian Tribune

Yesterday's ministerial massacre by Prime Minister Tony Blair could either be a show of force or fear. Right now one could only speculate whether the move was an indication of his determination to cling to office or he was surrounding himself with faithfuls in the hope of blocking a rebellion among disgruntled backbenchers who now have to worry about a resurgent Conservative Party as Thursday's local government elections results show.

Tigers explode mines, kill three soldiers

By Our Colombo Correspondent

Tiger guerrillas today exploded claymore mines and fired at security forces killing three forces personnel and enlarging a cycle of violence in the worst month since the two parties singed the ceasefire agreement.

V.Anandasangaree admonishes Prabakaran – demands him to give up killings and violence.

In a letter addressed to Velupillai Prabakaran, Leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), V.Anandasangaree, has admonished him, demanded him to halt all violent activities immediately, allow the people to live in Peace and start negotiations without delay.Post your comments

"Don't fall prey to the tigers":Canadian Tamils for Peace appeal to the Tamils

Canadian Tamils for Peace has appealed to the Tamils in Canada not to fall prey to the tigers but reject the call made by the Canadian Tamil Congress, which is a front organisation of the LTTE, to participate in the Tamil solidarity gathering in Toronto from May 8th to May 14th. Post your comments

"Don't fall prey to the tigers":Canadian Tamils for Peace appeal to the Tamils

Canadian Tamils for Peace has appealed to the Tamils in Canada not to fall prey to the tigers but reject the call made by the Canadian Tamil Congress, which is a front organisation of the LTTE, to participate in the Tamil solidarity gathering in Toronto from May 8th to May 14th. Post your comments

V.Anandasangaree admonishes Prabakaran – demands him to give up killings and violence.

In a letter addressed to Velupillai Prabakaran, Leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), V.Anandasangaree, has admonished him, demanded him to halt all violent activities immediately, allow the people to live in Peace and start negotiations without delay.Post your comments

Tigers explode mines, kill three soldiers

By Our Colombo Correspondent

Tiger guerrillas today exploded claymore mines and fired at security forces killing three forces personnel and enlarging a cycle of violence in the worst month since the two parties singed the ceasefire agreement.

"Don't fall prey to the tigers":Canadian Tamils fo

[b]"Don't fall prey to the tigers":Canadian Tamils for Peace appeal to the Tamils[/b]

[b]Toronto, 06 May, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Canadian Tamils for Peace has appealed to the Tamils in Canada not to fall prey to the tigers but reject the call made by the Canadian Tamil Congress, which is a front organisation of the LTTE, to participate in the Tamil solidarity gathering in Toronto from May 8th

V.Anandasangaree admonishes Prabakaran – demands him ....

[b]V.Anandasangaree admonishes Prabakaran – demands him to give up killings and violence.[/b]

[b]Colombo, 06 May, (Asiantribune.com):[/b]In a letter addressed to Velupillai Prabakaran, Leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), V.Anandasangaree, has admonished him, demanded him to halt all violent activities immediately, allow the people to live in Peace and start negotiations with

Suicide bomber: Blood samples to be send abroad for pregnanc

[b]Suicide bomber: Blood samples to be send abroad for pregnancy test [/b]

By Our Colombo Correspondent

[b]Colombo, 06 May, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The blood samples taken from the remains of the LTTE suicide bomber will be sent abroad for tests after locally conducted pregnancy tests have failed due to chemical contamination of samples.

An Investigator probing the attempt on the life of

Sri Lanka: Behind talk of peace, threat of full-scale war

[b]Sri Lanka: Behind talk of peace, threat of full-scale war looms[/b]

Despite international pressure for the resumption of peace talks between the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), violence in the war zones of the East and North of the island is continuing unabated.

Pak Police nab six suspects for sectarian violence

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistani police have arrested six suspected militants from an Al-Qaeda-linked group over a string of sectarian attacks in the southern port city of Karachi, security officials disclosed.

Draft voter list published in Bangladesh

Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury Reporting from Dhaka

Bangladesh Election Commission on Wednesday night issued a press release, saying the number of voters has increased 21.75 per cent since 2001 to 9,13,14,592, hours after publishing a draft electoral roll without specifying the total number of voters.

Suicide bomber: Blood samples to be send abroad for pregnancy test

By Our Colombo Correspondent

The blood samples taken from the remains of the LTTE suicide bomber will be sent abroad for tests after locally conducted pregnancy tests have failed due to chemical contamination of samples.Post your comments


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