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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2791

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Twitter removes fake PMO accounts

The six Twitter accounts, resembling that of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), have been removed after India complained they had objectionable content.

Maldivian President accorded a warm welcome in Sri Lanka

Dr. Mohamed Waheed, President of the Republic of Maldives accompanied by First Lady Madam Waheed arrived in Sri Lanka on 23rd August, commencing a three day State Visit at the invitation of the President of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa. This is the first State Visit of the President Waheed to Sri Lanka after assumption of office.

Developed economies prospered and benefited due to waves of migrants - Dr. Kohona

Addressing a UN seminar on migration in New York Sri Lanka ambassador to the UN Dr. Palitha Kohona struck a notion: He reminded, obviously keeping the United States in mind, that many developed economies of today were built by waves of migrants.

Norwegian judgment hailed

A Norwegian court has found the mass murderer, Anders Behring Breivik is sane and sentenced him to 21 years in jail.

Chidambaram politically, constitutionally accountable: BJP

As the Supreme Court dismissed a plea for making Finance Minister P Chidambaram a co-accused in 2G case, opposition BJP on Friday said that he remains "constitutionally and politically accountable" as the nation suffered a loss in spectrum pricing in 2008. "The loss has been caused to the government. Chidambaram was a part of the decision-making process.

Will UN have guts to drag US to Geneva on drone-attacks? UN bent on independent probe

The United Nations Special Rapporteur for Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism Ben Emmerson said this week that the United States should handover footage of drone strikes or face UN inquiry that may lead to a reprimand at the Human Rights Commission in Geneva.