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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2553

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Appeal by Christian Solidarity Movement on the safety of Dr. Nirmal R. Devasiri of FUTA

The Christian Solidarity Movement has expressed their distress and concern over media report that Dr. Nirmal R. Devasiri of FUTA has been intimidated by a group of unknown men who have arrived by a jeep at his neighborhood to inquire his whereabouts, claiming to be from the defense ministry.

Burma: Crisis In Arakan State Highlighted In British Parliament

The human rights and humanitarian crisis in Arakan State, western Burma, was highlighted today in the British Parliament at a meeting chaired by Baroness Kinnock, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Democracy in Burma.

Pained by female feticide, astronaut Sunita Williams to adopt Gujarat girl

During her last visit to Gujarat in September 2007, astronaut Sunita Williams had expressed shock over female feticide in the state. "Why should you allow the society to limit you by the virtue of your sex. Limitations are only in your mind," she had told a gathering of girls in Kadi town.

Sri Lanka Made no commitment to Clinton on Commission Recommendation

Sri Lanka dismissed the media reports of submitting of any document on the implementation of the recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Pak flip-flop over prisoner release shocks India

A shocked India on Wednesday requested Pakistan to release death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh after Islamabad in a midnight twist said it had taken steps for the release of another Indian prisoner named Surjeet Singh who has been jailed for three decades.

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Protects Against HIV

As world's largest AIDS conference (XIX International AIDS Conference) on the theme of 'turning the tide together' is about to open in US next month, CNS decided to share one of its interviews with noted expert on voluntary medical male circumcision and its role in HIV prevention. Voluntary medical male circumcision protects against HIV.

Sri Lankan Ambassador Oshadhi Alahapperuma presented his credentials in Finland

On 14th June, Ambassador Oshadhi Alahapperuma presented his credentials to H.E. the President Mr. Sauli Niinistö, as the Sri Lankan Ambassador to the Republic of Finland at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki.

Jundal arrest proves State support for Mumbai attack: Chidambaram

Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram has said that revelations of Abu Jundal, arrested in connection with the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, have confirmed the suspicion that the attacks were carried out in an organised manner with state support.