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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2702

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Demand to announce date of Afzal Guru hanging on Parliament attack anniversary

On the eleventh anniversary of Parliament attack on Thursday, the opposition BJP said the government should announce the date for hanging convict Afzal Guru today itself to pay "real tribute" to the martyrs of the strike.

Myanmar Military remains an obstacle to progress, AIPMC warns

The military continues to exert undemocratic control over the Myanmar parliament and remains an obstacle to progress, AIPMC president Eva Kusuma Sundari warned a delegation of visiting Myanmar MPs this week.

No Supreme Court relief for Mulayam, CM Akhilesh in assets case

In a setback to Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, the Supreme Court on Thursday declined to recall its earlier order of directing a CBI probe into the allegation of their possessing assets disproportionate to their known sources of income.

Statement by Sri Lanka on the launch of a Rocket by North Korea

Sri Lanka has expressed a serious concern at the launch of a rocket using ballistic missile technology by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) which is in violation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1874 .

Salman Khurshid visiting Myanmar, to meet Suu Kyi

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, travelling to Myanmar Friday on his first bilateral trip abroad, would meet President Thein Sein as well as pro-democracy icon Aung Sang Suu Kyi.

Pakistan committed to defeat extremist mindset: President Zardari

President Asif Ali Zardari was speaking at a joint news conference along with his Turkish and Afghan counterparts in Ankara at the conclusion of trilateral summit.

Gujarat records 67 per cent voting in first phase

Voter turnout of 67% was recorded in the elections to 87 seats acrossGujarat during the first phase of State assembly elections on Thursday.

Pakistan mourns the death of Swedish social worker

Pakistan on Thursday mourned the death of the Swedish national who was shot in an attack in Lahore.