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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2403

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Global Peace and Conflict Management: Palestine and Israel Search for Peaceful Co-Existence

The Western political leaders and public institutions indulge in rhetoric of peace making but lack the vision, capacity, and courage to take challenging steps to make it happen. It is all politics of peacemaking – an illusion on the screen and not the real peacemaking. To gather people’s attention, they will invent abstract issues and reshape the facts of human history to manipulate the voters and gain cheap favors.

West Bengal: Mamata party dares Congress to quit Ministry

In a hard rap to the Congress, the Trinamool Congress on Monday called it "shameless" for not departing from the State ministry even after being asked to leave, and said it has to clearly say whether it is with the Marxists or with the Mamta Banerjee-led party.

William Hague: If reforms continue we are ready to build a new relationship with Burma


I have been a Member of Parliament for 23 years. For the vast majority of that time, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was prisoner in her own home; confined, guarded and separated from her family and the outside world. Throughout my whole political career she has been a potent symbol of hope and dignity in the face of injustice and oppression, a heroine to me and to countless other people around the world.

Islamic Seminary opposes Indian visa to Salman Rushdie

Opposing controversial author Salman Rushdie's visit to India, Islamic Seminary Darul Uloom Deoband on Monday said the government should cancel his visa as he had hurt religious sentiments of Muslims in the past.

Mannar Divineguma to revive regional industries, 8000 visitors expected- Rishad


More than 8000 visitors are expected at the Divineguma exhibition to be held in Mannar. The show will focus on reviving industries, specially cottage, in the region. “Many families in the area will be given the opportunity to become self-sufficient and event become suppliers of farm and livestock produce at micro level by this exhibtion” said Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka.

Indian Foreign Minister Krishna in Jerusalem

India’s External affairs Minister S.M. Krishna arrived in Jerusalem on a two-day visit to Israel, the first by an Indian Foreign Minister in over a decade, that comes amidst political turmoil in the Middle East.

China reacts to US criticism, comments on US focus on Asia-Pacific

China on Monday said an accusation against it in a strategic defense guidance released by the U.S. Department of Defense is "groundless and untrustworthy."

Thirukumaran Nadesan attacked by an angry mob in Tamil Nadu

Thirukumaran Nadesan, husband of Sri Lankan Member of Parliament Nirupama Rajapaksa was attacked by a group of protestors today in Rameswaram, India.


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