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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2956

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Three day Cultural Festival titled “Divine Ecstasy” in Jaffna

The three day Cultural Festival titled “Divine Ecstasy” (known as Theiveega Suga Anubhavam in Tamil Language) which was held in Jaffna from 16-18 August 2012, coinciding with the Annual Nallur Temple Festival concluded on 18 August, late in the night with the stellar and outstanding performance by the famous Carnatic Classical singer Shri. P. Unnikrishnan from India.

Mo Farah’s double gold

Mohamed Farah’s double gold should bring much needed positive image for the Somali people who has undergone hardship for decades with the prevailing anarchy in that most unfortunate country on earth now.

Arrival of the Sacred Kapilavastu Relics in Sri Lanka

The Minister of Culture, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, brought the Sacred Kapilavastu Relics today morning (19 August 2012) at 10:15 hours in a special Indian Air Force aircraft. The exposition of the Kapilavastu Relics will take place in Sri Lanka from 19 August 2012 to 4 September 2012.

Refugee rights organizations in the Asia Pacific meet to discuss challenges in refugee protection in the region

The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) is organizing the 4th Asia Pacific Consultations on Refugee Rights (APCRR4) in Seoul, Korea from the 22-24th of August 2012. The Consultation is jointly hosted by APRRN, Human Asia, the Graduate School of International Studies of Korea University and Hwajeong Peace Foundation, The Dong-A Ibo.

Assange: 'The US War on Whistleblowers Must End'

Speaking to media and crowds below, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared on a low balcony of the Ecuadoran embassy in London on Sunday, his first public appearance since seeking refuge there two months ago, and said, "The U.S. war on whistleblowers must end."