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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 922

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Reunion of families’ of North and South Korea, a sign of thawing inter-Korean relations

Tens of thousands of Korean family members on both sides of North and South Korea who got separated after war divided the peninsula in 1950-53, will be getting an opportunity in the ‘reunion of families’, both countries are planning, a possible sign of thawing inter-Korean relations.

Inadequate precautionary measures by the Chinese company led to explosion and deaths at Karadiyanaru

Inadequate precautionary measure adopted by the Chinese construction company in storing and handling the explosives, has led to the explosion and death of nearly 19 persons including the two Chinese workers of the construction company at Karadiyanaru, Batticaloa - around 11.45 AM on 17th September.

Court rejects plea to defer Ayodhya verdict

An effort for deferring the judgement in the 60-year-old title suit in the Ram janambhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute was on Friday rebuffed by the Allahabad high court, which will now pronounce its verdict on Sept 24.

Kuwait Moves To Calm Sunni – Shia Tension : Al-Khorafi Warns On Death Threats To MPs

Speaker of Kuwaiti Parliament Jassem Al-Khorafi confirmed on Tuesday that the government is serious about taking stringent legal measures to stop any further disorder in the country as death threats have even been sent to certain MPs.

Chidambaram likely to lead all-party delegation to Jammu & Kashmir

Home minister P. Chidambaram is likely to lead the all-party delegation that will visit Jammu and Kashmir on Monday-Tuesday in a bid to defuse tensions in the state, official sources said in New Delhi on Friday.

UN backed genocide tribunal in Cambodia indicts Khmer Rouge leaders

The United Nations-backed genocide tribunal in Cambodia, dealing with mass killings and other crimes committed under the Khmer Rouge three decades ago, indicted four of the regime’s top officials today (Sept. 17), paving the way for the panel's long-awaited second trial in the middle of next year.

No need to comment on Kashmir, India tells Pak

India on Friday hit back at Pakistan rejecting as "gratuitous" its statements on Jammu and Kashmir, saying they amounted to interference in the internal affairs of the country.


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