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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2555

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Explosion in Karachi City of Pakistan kills 6 persons

A blast destroyed a house being used by militants in Karachi city of Pakistan on Friday, with six people killed when explosives apparently detonated accidentally, police said.

Kashmir: Govt says ‘no’ to lifting pre-paid mobile ban

Despite intense speculation that the Indian government may lift the ban on pre-paid mobile services in the sensitive border State of Jammu and Kashmir, imposed in the wake of militants misusing them, it has been made clear the ban won’t be revoked for security reasons.

Sarath Fonseka – TNA agreement: A political solution becomes even more distant now

During the press conference held on the 6th January, Mr Sampanthan very clearly stated that the 13th Amendment, an agreement brokered by India, cannot be repealed unilaterally by one party to the agreement.

Pakistani opposition party calls for dialogue with Taliban

Nawaz of the opposition party Pakistan Muslim League has called for composite dialogue with the Taliban to stop the bloodshed in the country.

Ruchika's was expelled from School under pressure, says probe

The Chandigarh administration on Thursday held the Sacred Heart Convent School expelled budding tennis player Ruchika Girhotra under "external pressure" a month after she was molested by the then Inspector-General of Police S P S Rathore in August 1990.

New findings on the authenticity of the BBC CH4 Video on execution of civilians by soldiers

The findings of the latest analysis of this video by so called independent experts Philip Alston at the outset he mentioned to the media that the experts were unable to resolve several issues based on the absence of the Video for a conclusion to be reached definitively. What the hell did they analyze?

Swedish National attacked and in Coma stage in The Philippines

An incident in front of the Doll House resulted in a Swedish National (Thomas Bergelin), being knocked to the ground, kicked in the head repeatedly, knocked unconscious and is now lying in the Angeles Medical Center in a coma like state. The doctors are not sure how much of a recovery he will make.

India talks tough to Australia

Following a series of attacks on Indians, climaxing in the murder of two Indians, India has told Australia "thus far and no further".

Rs. 10 million is the price for Sivageetha to support Sarath Fonseka

The Maoyress of Batticaloa Sivageetha Prabhakaran, also known as Pathmini reported to have received Rs. 10 million to switch side to support Sarath Fonseka.

In the Lankan election din, the sprouting of pro-LTTE ideology goes unnoticed

The presidential election Sri Lanka as it is hotting up, the dispersed pro-LTTE group is coming closer to voice their support to the main common opposition presidential candidate Gen. Sarat Fonseka.