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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2344

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Recent gains in eradicating hunger and poverty endangered by economic and food crises, says UN

More than halfway to the 2015 deadline to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), major advances in the fight against poverty and hunger have begun to slow or even reverse as a result of the global economic and food crises, a progress report by the United Nations has found.

Somalia, Outside the Violence Box

By Abukar Arman

Whether in Somalia or elsewhere, any attempt to tame religious extremism with violence leads to costly tragedies and disenchantments. And any one who doubts this ought to simply reevaluate the miserable results of GWT- global war on terrorism.

Only 13th amendment for now, says Lankan envoy

From S Murari, Chennai - Sri Lankan High Commissioner to India C Romesh Jayasinghe said here on Tuesday that President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was committed to a political solution despite the elimination of the LTTE, would for now give effect to the 13th amendment of the Constitution on devolution of powers to the Tamil provinces.

US drone attacks kill over 40 people in northwest Pakistan

Farzana Shah - In a latest barrage of strikes American drones launched two missile attacks on Taliban targets in the South Waziristan tribal region close to Afghan border on Wednesday, killing over 40, intelligence officials said.

Sri Lanka: New Primary School For Valahapitty Children

The European Commission (EC), through its Implementing partner the International Organization for Migration (IOM) provides a new primary school for the children of Valathapitty, Sammathurai, in Ampara, eastern Sri Lanka.

Worldwide Emotional Farewell to Michael Jackson at Memorial in LA

Daya Gamage - Twenty thousand attended the memorial service at the Staples Center in Los Angeles for the departed global pop star Michael Jackson on July 07 but millions worldwide mourned his untimely death.

Slow agri sector growth alarms organic farming advocates

Go Organic! Philippines, a consortium of nongovernment organizations that promotes organic farming is urging the government to implement programs that will help increase food production to mitigate widespread hunger and poverty in the country.

Sri Lanka: New Primary School For Valahapitty Children

The European Commission (EC), through its Implementing partner the International Organization for Migration (IOM) provides a new primary school for the children of Valathapitty, Sammathurai, in Ampara, eastern Sri Lanka.

Yesterday’s Tigers to be trained for Today’s jobs - Minister Rambukwella

K.T.Rajasingham - True to its word, the Rajapaksa government has chalked out plans for the rehabilitation of Tigers who had surrendered before and after the end of Wanni War.

Romesh Jayasinghe on "Post-conflict Sri Lanka and India’s Role"

Gopal Ethiraj -Here is the full text of the keynote address by Mr. C. Romesh Jayasinghe, the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka at a Seminar on “Post-Conflict Sri Lanka and India’s Role”at Stella Maris college, Chennai on Tuesday. As a news it has been reported in our columns by our Correspondent S. Murari in Chennai.

On Sri Lanka’s Solution …

Shenali Waduge - The world’s worst terror outfit was eliminated by Sri Lanka - No foreign consultants, no foreign governments, no foreign armed forces provided the strategy and the manpower.

US drone attacks kill over 40 people in northwest Pakistan

Farzana Shah - In a latest barrage of strikes American drones launched two missile attacks on Taliban targets in the South Waziristan tribal region close to Afghan border on Wednesday, killing over 40, intelligence officials said.

Worldwide Emotional Farewell to Michael Jackson at Memorial in LA

Daya Gamage - Twenty thousand attended the memorial service at the Staples Center in Los Angeles for the departed global pop star Michael Jackson on July 07 but millions worldwide mourned his untimely death.

On Sri Lanka’s Solution …

Shenali Waduge - The world’s worst terror outfit was eliminated by Sri Lanka - No foreign consultants, no foreign governments, no foreign armed forces provided the strategy and the manpower.


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