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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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Prof. Peiris cautioned that Sri Lanka Government is best placed in evolving a home-grown solution acceptable to all the citizens of the country

In a letter addressed to Desmond Tutu of South Africa, Sri Lankan External Affairs Minister Prof G.L. Peiris cautioned that Sri Lanka Government is best placed in evolving a home-grown solution acceptable to all the citizens of the country. Therefore, internationalizing a domestic issue by any initiative through the HRC at this point of time would only lead to derailing the ongoing reconciliation process that has been put in place by the Government.

Adnan driven by higher logic

My husband has helped expose the plight of Palestinians held under administrative detention by Israel.

Burmese Army (Tatmadaw) is Anathema to Democracy & Union

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in her speech to Kachin State said, “Everyone must adhere to the spirit of Panglong, which is based on equality and unity, with respect, faith and belief in each other. All of these are essential for creating and maintaining a genuine democracy.”

Pakistani film wins Oscar, creates history

Noted Pakistan documentarian Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s film “Saving Face” about acid attack victims has won an Oscar award at a glittering Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood, California, that shed some positive light on Pakistan.

Marie Colvin and the road to Geneva

While the West is attempting to tighten a diplomatic noose around Sri Lanka’s neck in Geneva there has been a lot of hype in the Western media about Marie Colvin who was killed in Syria along with Photographer Remi Ochlik on February 22. No doubt the way she died was most unfortunate.

Operation of anti- terror body stayed after CMs’ objections

The NCTC, which is facing stiff opposition from non-Congress chief ministers, will not be operationalised on March 1 as scheduled and the anti-terror body may take its shape only after a meeting of the police chiefs of all states likely to be held in Delhi on March 10.

Allow Sri Lanka’s efforts at reconciliation to proceed unimpeded – Minister Samarasinghe at UNHRC

“No justification or urgency for resolution to implement LLRC recommendations”. “In the light of this commitment by Sri Lanka, there is no justification or urgency whatsoever in floating a resolution calling for the implementation of the LLRC’s recommendations and engagement with the High Commissioner, when this has already been effectively undertaken by the Government.

Antony criticizes China for protesting Arunachal Pradesh visit

Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Monday criticised China for raising objections to his visit to Arunachal Pradesh, describing Beijing’s comments on the issue as “most unfortunate” and “really objectionable”.

Commonwealth Bank Series: Kohli resurrect India's hope to play in the final

India won by 7 wickets with 80 balls remaining in their must win match against Sri Lanka in the 11th ODI of Commonwealth Bank series at Hobart in order to stay in the series.