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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2836

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Hung on our own LLRC petard

Sirimavo Bandaranaike had a most visible foreign policy. Her daughter Chandrika, our worst post-independence leader led a disastrous policy whittling away our sovereignty. The overseas disaster which symbolized her cluelessness was nominating her distant cousin Senaka to be head of UNESCO, only to be disgraced by getting just one vote from around 200.

Egypt’s Army Chief denies charge of clinging to power

The head of Egypt’s armed forces has rejected accusations that the military is throwing its weight behind a candidate in next month’s presidential elections a day after thousands of people demonstrated against the ruling generals.

Does Norway's patience with confessed mass killer Breivik go too far?

You would have forgiven Norwegians for showing more outrage against confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik

Collector abducted by Maoists safe, claim police

The Raipur police on Sunday said they have received information that abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon was safe even as spiritual leader Swami Agnivesh expressed willingness to mediate between the Naxals and the government.

Ceasefire under fire

It was not comfortable to read the news that the Assam Rifles violated ceasefire ground rules. But the quick admission of that by the Chairman of the Cease Fire Monitoring Group (CFMG), Maj Gen (Retd) N George is appreciated. Let us discuss why we should protect peace.

Spectrum scam: ED summons Kanimozhi

The Enforcement Directorate has summoned DMK MP Kanimozhi later this week in connection with its probe into alleged financial irregularities in the 2G spectrum allocation case.

Promoting the cultivation of Ginger and other cash crops in the North

The Northern Province Governor G.A. Chandrasri when speaking to 'Asian Tribune' said that at present the Northern Provincial Council has started promoting the cultivation of cash crops, especially Ginger.