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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2528

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US will not be surprised by ISI-Taliban link

A top US general has said that it would not be surprising if Pakistan's powerful spy agency ISI have links with Islamist extremist groups, who have set up a safe haven in the country's restive tribal region.

Court orders CID to seize Dhanuna's accounts

Colombo Fort Magistrate has ordered the Sri Lankan authorities to seize the bank accounts of Sarath Fonseka’s son-in-law, Danuna Thilakaratne who is alleged to have defrauded the government in arms deals.

Indian scientist mugged in New Jersey dead

An Indian computer scientist, who was brutally attacked by three juveniles three days ago while taking a walk with his family in a New Jersey suburb succumbed to his injuries on Monday, police said.

Doha ‘among less expensive cities in Gulf’

Doha is ranked 146 in a new cost of living survey conducted among 214 cities across five continents by global human resources consulting firm Mercer.

Delhi property dealer held for raping Brazilian woman

Though many single women stay as tenants in posh colonies of New Delhi, often they are victims of sex attacks. In the latest case, a property dealer was arrested for allegedly raping his 27-year-old Brazilian tenant twice in a week after mixing sedatives in her coffee, police said on Wednesday.

Jassem: Asians ill-treated in Kuwaiti prisons

A day after his release on bail, prominent Kuwaiti writer and government critic Mohammad Al –Jassem spoke to Kuwait Times about the case brought against him (which we cannot publish due to a fresh gag order from the Ministry of Information yesterday) and about his experiences in custody.

CRPF retaliates: 15 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh

A retaliation by CRPF personnel following a Maoists’ ambush, has left at least 15 ultras dead in a remote area of Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district. In the Maoists’ attack, 26 jawans of the force were killed.

Police refuse to produce arrested parliamentarians in court

Maldives' police have arrested two opposition parliamentarians after the cabinet members resigned Tuesday evening, and have refused to produce them in court, despite a court order.

India: Home Minister sees Lashkar hand in fomenting violence in Kashmir

Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday said the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was fomenting trouble in the Kashmir Valley where 11 civilians have died in firing allegedly by security forces on protesting mobs in the last one month.