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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2404

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Kanimozhi walks out of jail at last

Jailed DMK MP Kanimozhi came out of Tihar Jail on Tuesday evening, a day after she was granted bail by the Delhi High Court in the 2G scam case. A court on Tuesday issued a warrant for release of 6 accused in 2G spectrum allocation scam, including DMK MP Kanimozhi.

Cowardly attack by NATO in Mohmand Agency

The US is undoubtedly the biggest terrorist state in the world because of its long history of aggression against weaker states, double dealings, deceits and injustices. Its hands are drenched in blood of millions of people. Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya are its victims in the new millennium. Notwithstanding the long list of cardinal sins the US has committed against many countries, Pakistan under Gen Musharraf cannot be absolved of its sins.

Sonia Gandhi seeks Opposition support for fighting corruption

Calling corruption a "plague", Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the government was committed to eradicating it and hoped that the opposition will help in passage of anti-graft measures including Lokpal.

How silly to say Harper’s thoughts then matter little now

Those of us who are living through Thailand’s unprecedented torrential floods are not particularly disturbed by rivulets of dissent except when they contaminate further the waters needlessly.

Dalai Lama on way to attend Global Buddhist meet in Delhi

Despite strong objections from China, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet, left Dharamshala today to address the Global Buddhist Congregation in New Delhi on November 30.

Oil explorers queue up for oil and gas exploration in Sri Lanka’s Mannar Basin

A four-member technical team from the Russian Oil and Gas Company GAZPROM arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday to check on the viability of oil and gas exploration in the Mannar Basin. The visit follows discussions held by President Mahinda Rajapaksa with the Russian authorities and the Gasprom Chairman Mr. Viktor Zubkov, who is also the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, during the President’s visit to Russia in June this year to attend the St. Petersburg Summit.

Pakistan Boycotts Upcoming Bonn Conference

On November 29, 2011 Pakistani cabinet announced a boycott and has decided not to attend the upcoming Bonn conference as a protest," a government official said after a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani in Lahore. Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar briefed the Cabinet about the incident and described the ongoing diplomatic efforts to highlight the violation of Pakistan's territorial sovereignty, which is also a violation of the international law.


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