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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

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Flights between KSA and Iraq likely to resume soon

An official at the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) expects regular flights between Saudi Arabia and Iraq to resume soon, but said that the issue is subject to mutual diplomatic agreements.

Post of UN Secretary-General: Why not a Buddhist next time?

The post of UN Secretary – General is usually given to a suitable candidate drawn from a particular continent using the principle of geographical rotation, almost every ten years. The tenure of the incumbent usually comprises two five year terms.

CIA’s envy against ISI has turned into aversion

The US is deeply concerned that Haqqani network based in North Waziristan (NW) is killing American soldiers in Afghanistan. It complains that the militants have safe havens in FATA which seriously jeopardizes US efforts to defeat militancy. The issue is not whether the militants take off from Pakistan’s tribal belt or not, the reality is that battleground for US military is Afghanistan where the militants launch guerrilla attacks.

Lankan Cabinet meet in erstwhile war zone—Asian Tribune dream last year happen

Asian Tribune desired in a news story, published on December 05, 2009, why not a Sri Lanka cabinet be held in the war zone under heading “How nice, if a Lankan cabinet meet is held in the erstwhile war zone.”

Vaiko, Nedumaran held for protest-entry at Lankan embassy

Hundreds of pro-Tamil protesters led by MDMK General Secretary Vaiko and Tamil Nationalist Movement leader P Nedumaran were arrested here on Wednesday for trying to enter the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission with an intention to forcibly shut it down, police said.