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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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Mubarak : US used and dumped a “friend”: Lesson for all aspiring friends!

Hosni Mubarak the Pharoah of Egypt that reigned for over 3 decades is now said to be clinically dead. There is hardly a handful who would even say a word of praise for a man who was once openly declared to be “an ally and friend of the US”. Unfortunately, none of the world’s worst “dictators” had the wisdom to understand what it costs to be termed a “friend” but what they all decided to do was to use the “friendship” tag to loot their own nation and deny their people the rights and liberties they deserved.

Fire breaks out in Home Ministry complex

A fire broke out in a conference room in North Block adjoining Home Minister P Chidambaram's office in Delhi on Sunday afternoon but there was no casualty or major damage in the incident.

Muslim Brotherhood Mohammed Morsi Declared Winner of Egyptian Presidency

Mohammed Morsi, the candidate for the Muslim Brotherhood, has been declared the winner of the first free Egyptian presidential election.

Unite around TNA to retrieve lost rights: Development is no substitute to rights – P. Selvarasa M.P.

By prostrating and receiving ministerial portfolios is not the habit of the Tamil National Alliance. Instead of that, we function truthfully and loyally and we will be winning our rights. We will not let down our people who have placed immense confidence on us.

15 Austrians awarded Diploma in Buddhism

The first batch of students from the University of Vienna who completed the inaugural Diploma in Buddhism was felicitated in Austria today. The 15 Austrians were conferred with a Diploma after passing the examination conducted by the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka through the Academy of Buddhism and Christianity of the University of Vienna.

People in the North Should Have the Same Rights

The discriminatory application of rights of the people in the North and the South came into sharp focus, when the police prohibited peaceful protests to be launched in front of the Jaffna bus stand on 19th Tuesday, as the police hurriedly obtained a court order the previous day.

Karunanidhi asks Centre to protect Tamil Nadu fishermen

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday demanded that the Centre take steps to safeguard Tamil Nadu fishermen in the wake of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa reportedly hinting that those caught fishing in Katchatheevu could face up to 20 years in jail.