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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2402

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India’s minister Krishna has talks with Hillary Clinton

India’s External affairs minister SM Krishna and his American counterpart Hillary Clinton on Tuesday discussed the Afghan situation, regional security and bilateral ties during a meeting between the two leaders in Kabul. here.

Senior UN Auditor launches attack on Secretary General

In a BBC report, Barbara Plett, BBC UN correspondent has reported that senior UN Auditor Inga Britt Ahlenius has launched a blistering attack on UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's leadership. Ms Ahlenius is the outgoing head of a body charged with combating corruption and misconduct within the organisation.

Secular Syria bans ‘Niqab’ from varsities

At a time when a fierce debate is raging over some European countries like France banning the wearing of the veil by Muslim women, Syria has banned the ‘niqab’, the Islamic face-covering veil, from the country’s universities to prevent what it sees as a threat to its secular identity.

Price rise in whose period: A verbal duel between Jayalalithaa and Karunanidhi

There is a war of words between former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) supremo Ms J Jayalalitha on the price hike for essential commodities.

Respect Constitution, don’t reverse progress: Commonwealth

The Commonwealth urged the Maldives to respect the fundamental rights in the constitution and to remedy the political crisis, ensuring that the progress made so far is not reversed.

Motorists warned against dodging Saher

Following reports of a huge decrease in the number of traffic violations and road accidents with the introduction of the Saher system in Riyadh, the city’s traffic police have issued a warning that anyone caught using radar detectors to evade the new monitoring system would be severely punished.

Woman spy charge-sheeted for ISI links

Delhi police on Tuesday chargsheeted disgraced diplomat Madhuri Gupta accusing her of passing secret information to Pakistan's ISI during her posting in Islamabad.

Happy Birthday Mandela

The South African legend Nelson Mandela celebrated his 92nd birthday on 18th of July 2010 at his country home in Johannesburg.

Only Rights Can Stop The Wrongs

9 out of 10 MSM/transgender do not receive any prevention, treatment, care or support services.

Rehabilitation of displaced Tamils: Rajapaksa ignoring opposition parties, Ranil Wickramasinghe charges

Ranil Wickramasinghe, former prime minister of Sri Lanka has charged that the Island nations President Mahinda Rajapaksa continuously ignoring the opposition parties in the country about the rehabilitation of displaced Tamils or providing any information about the issue.