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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2554

Monthly archive

LTTE supporter Seeman's bail petition dismissed

The Principal Sessions Court in Chennai on Friday dismissed the bail petition filed by Film Director and LTTE supporter Sebastian Seeman.

US wants Maldives to accept foreign mediation

The United States has urged the Maldives to accept international offers of mediation to resolve the country’s political crisis, after President Mohamed Nasheed nearly came under attack, at a rally, Thursday.

KP joins race to buy helicopters for VIPs

The government of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa has joined the race of buying helicopters for VIPs worth billions of rupees amid deteriorating security situation and crisis of payment on account of loans from banks for food and other items.

Saudi plane makes first flight to Iraq in 20 years

A Saudi civil airliner touched down in the main southern Iraqi city of Basra Thursday on the first such flight between the neighboring countries since Iraq’s 1990 invasion of Kuwait.

Sri Lanka brings back infamous Tamil registrations to its capital

Sri Lanka has recommenced its infamous Police registration of Tamils, beginning this Wednesday. There have been no public announcements or explanations by the government so far on the reasons for its sudden change of attitude.