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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2837

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Safe havens for terrorists unacceptable, Obama cautions Pakistan

Sending a strong message to Pakistan, President Barack Obama on Monday made it clear that terrorist "safe havens" within its borders are "unacceptable" and asked it to bring terrorists behind the Mumbai attacks to justice.

“Defeating Terrorism and Winning the Peace in Sri Lanka”

Sri Lanka is one of those rare cases where terrorism has been comprehensively defeated, substantially by its own efforts despite all the advice, reservations and fears publicly expressed to the contrary.

Universities closed down in Northwest Pakistan as protest for recovery of educationist -Militants threaten to kill abducted educationist

All universities in Northwest Pakistan were closed down as a protest against abduction of the Vice Chancellor of Islamia College University Peshawar and to press the government of Pakistan for his recovery.

India not stealing American jobs, asserts Manmohan Singh

India on Monday asserted that it was not in the business of stealing American jobs, even as US President Barack Obama said that deals with India to create 50,000 jobs back home were aimed at assuaging citizens' fears.

Prof. G.L.Peris to lead Sri Lankan delegation to Asian Cooperation Dialogue meeting in Tehran

Sri Lanka’s External Affairs Minister, Prof. G.L. Peiris to lead the Sri Lanka delegation to the 9th Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Asian Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) Member States, which takes place in Tehran, Iran from 8 – 9 November 2010.

Cricket website wins 'Best Entertainment Website' in Sri Lanka Web Awards

The annual 'Best Web' awards organised by the Sri Lanka domain registry took off with an overwhelming response this year, and saw hundreds of websites nominated for various categories including, 'Best Corporate Website', 'Best Entertainment Website' and 'Best E-commerce Website'.

Sri Lankan Woman Held For Smuggling Phones

Customs officials at the Chennai airport nabbed a 30 year old woman from Sri Lanka who had smuggled 70 mobile phones and three satellite phones into the city.

A series of innovative and educational musical concerts for Sri Lankan Children living in Europe

In a bid to popularize Sri Lankan music as a performing art in the international music arena Visharada Edward Jayakody and Charitha Priyadarshani Pieris along with some other veteran musicians in Sri Lanka have launched a series of novel musical concerts, the first of which was held in Rome and Naples in Italy last week-end.

Burma – Poll without witnesses – RSF

A dispatch by Vincent Brossel, Asia-Pacific Desk, Rporters Without Reporters indicated that they and the Burma Media Association call for the release of Japanese journalist Toru Yamaji, the head of the Tokyo-based news agency APF, who was arrested in the eastern border town of Myawaddy during yesterday’s elections after apparently entering from Thailand.