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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1584

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Sri Lanka's flood relief efforts praised by United Nations humanitarian chief

Visiting United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Catherine Bragg who toured flood-affected and former war-torn areas of Sri Lanka’s North and East Thursday (January 20) commended the government for making significant progress in meeting the needs of the displaced.

Burma Faces First-Ever Review Of Human Rights Record At UN

Burma’s human rights record will come under scrutiny at the United Nations in the country’s first Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on 27 January.

Prophet’s Hijra route retraced, says expert

The Saudi Geological Survey (SGS) used helicopters, four-wheel-drive SUVs and walked on foot to determine the route taken by the Prophet (peace be upon him) when he migrated from Makkah to Madina, as described in the Seera (way of life of the Prophet) written by Ibn Hisham, Dr. Zuhair Bin Abdul Hafiz Nawab, president of the SGS, said Wednesday.

Prez gives five more days to parties to form consensus govt

President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has given five more days for parties to form consensus government as week-long deadline given earlier expired on Friday.