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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2857

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Anglican Community in Shock: Archbishop of Canterbury Resigns

The announcement by Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, on Friday that he would resign by the end of the year in order to pursue an academic career at Cambridge University came as a bolt from the blue beneath the heaven, not only for the 80-million-strong Anglican community worldwide, but also for the nation as a whole.

Mumbai terror attack: Pakistan panel records statements of investigating officers

The 8-member Judicial Commission from Pakistan, in Mumbai to record statements of four key witnesses in the November 26 Mumbai terror attacks case, on Saturday took down the versions of the Investigating Officer and two doctors (who had conducted post-mortem of victims).

PMU participates in GCC Traffic Week

The sooner the Eastern Province Governor, HRH Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Bin Abdulaziz inaugurated the 28th Unified GCC Traffic Week 2012 entitled "Let's work together to reduce traffic accidents," traffic awareness campaign initiatives started multiplying.

Where is the killer?

Seven years ago, the massacre scene was a place called Haditha in Iraq. Sgt. Frank Wuterick’s order for seven other US marines under him was to ‘shoot first, ask question later’. They obeyed the order to the very letter and massacred 24 innocent unarmed Iraqi civilians, men women and children.

Letter from America: Muslim Predicament in the post-colonial era - 3

So, where shall Muslims start? What should be their strategy or game plan towards rejuvenation, let alone arresting their decadence in the 21st century? In what follows I propose three major areas that need to be prioritized for transforming the pathetic state of the Muslim world.

Living and Dying with Facebook: Opportunity for Marketers

If someone inquires about a partner in life you would wondered by listening to a reply like “Facebook”(FB) ! But that is reality. Now FB can be considered as a one of the household product in Sri Lanka.(But keep in your mind our literacy rate is still 25 percent).Up to December 2011 , 845 million monthly active users can be seen in Facebook in globe.

Team Anna’s Kejriwal faces privilege move for calling MPs rapists, looters

Congress MP Sajjan Singh Verma has served a privilege notice against Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal for calling MPs "rapists, murderers and looters" during an election campaign rally last month.

The Woes of a Negative Peace

The latest Channel 4 documentary (like its predecessor) is efficacious because it happens in a vacuum created by the myopic obduracy of the Rajapaksa regime. The vacuum is characterised, not so much by the absence of a credible investigation into alleged war crimes, but by the absence of a credible attempt to address the politico-psychological roots of the long Eelam War.

Court defers hearing on Swamy complaint

A Delhi court Saturday deferred till May 26 the hearing on a private complaint in the2G case filed by Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy.

Sri Lanka protest against a Norway Minister for meeting the separatist terror rump

The Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Oslo has protested to the Norwegian Foreign Ministry for the official meeting granted by a Minister of the Norwegian government to one of the rump LTTE Groups.