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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2705

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Japan’s leaders underscore vibrancy of Sri Lanka – Japan relations

Japanese leaders, expressing goodwill and understanding, assured Sri Lanka’s Minister of External Affairs, Professor G.L.Peiris, at a series of bilateral meetings in Tokyo that the Sri Lanka- Japan relationship is as vibrant as ever.

Rectal microbicide research gives hope for HIV protection

According to the Microbicides Trials Network (MTN), HIV continues to disproportionately affect racial minorities and men who have sex with men (MSM). MTN estimates that 5 to 10 percent of the world’s population engages in anal sex and globally, MSM are 19 times more likely to be infected with HIV than the general population.

Police refuse permission for Team Anna fast at Jantar Mantar

Delhi Police have refused permission for Team Anna to hold an indefinite fast at Jantar Mantar from July 25, saying the protest timing coincides with the Monsoon Session of Parliament when other outfits will also have to be accommodated at the spot.

UN Human Rights Council adopts landmark resolution on online freedom of expression

United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva adopted on Thursday for the first time ever a resolution on human rights and the internet.

Pakistan denies State role in Mumbai terror attack

Armed with evidence gathered from arrested LeT terrorist Abu Jundal, India on Thursday made it clear that taking action against the perpetrators of Mumbai attacks will be the "biggest confidence-building measure of all" by Pakistan, which rejected involvement of its state agencies in the 26/11 carnage.