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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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Does Sarath Fonseka Deserves Imprisonment ?

43% (345 votes)
No. Not at all
40% (323 votes)
No one is above law
15% (120 votes)
I don’t know. Not decided
3% (23 votes)
Total voters: 811

UN Sec-Gen reiterates his call for release of Suu Kyi as Myanmar goes to polls

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday reiterated his call for the release of all political prisoners in Myanmar including pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi as that country prepares to hold its first elections in 20 years. He called for a "fair, transparent and inclusive" vote.

Sri Lanka: No reform talks facilitated by any member says Sajith Premadasa MP

The internal crisis that is plaguing Sri Lanka’s main opposition- United National Party (UNP), took another strange twist on Tuesday (September 28) with Party General Secretary stating that the crisis talks were progressing ahead, while reformists groups vehemently denied it.

Delhi under security blanket for CWG

Ahead of Commonwealth Games, Delhi was on Tuesday brought under a heavy security blanket to defend it against any aerial threat like rogue aircraft, microlights or balloons.

China-Japan recent frictions leading to territorial disputes renewal

The release of the Chinese trawler captain, arrested off disputed islands in East China Sea by Japan , a couple of days before has not eased the tension that was building up; the two countries remain locked in their worst diplomatic row for years.

Asian women discuss their poor representation in negotiating table

Nearly 40 women from Asia are meeting in Kathmandu now to discuss why women are scantily represented in peace processes.

Sri Lanka: Minister Peris meets with foreign Ministers on the sidelines 65th UNGA

The Minister of External Affairs, Prof. G.L. Peiris continued with bilateral discussions on the sidelines of the 65th UNGA in New York.

There’s no rebel in our party

Crisis within the UNP has heightened at present and the rebel group within the party has challenged the leadership to quit.

Australia’s 43rd parliament opens with a difference

As Australia’s 43rd parliament was sworn in today (Tuesday), it presented a few firsts of sort and some marked difference.

Sri Lanka to be Guest-of-Honour at Quasimodo Fair 2011

Sri Lanka to participate as the Guest-of-Honour in the forthcoming Quasimodo Fair 2011. The “Quasimodo Fair” held annually in Argentan in the North of France, has invited Sri Lanka to be the Guest-of-Honour at this national trade and fun fair to be held in April 2011.

No more Kandhamals!

In August 2008, one of the worst communal genocide attempts on the Christian community occurred in Orissa's Kandhamal district, among India's poorest places. Over 100 people including women, differently-abled, children, Adivasis and Dalits were killed.

Climate-conscious Maldives Prez to adopt solar energy

In a symbolic gesture to persuade world leaders to go green and demonstrate their commitment to renewable energy, Maldives President Mohammad Nasheed will adopt a solar energy model at his residence shunning non-renewable energy.