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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2345

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Upcoming Geneva UN Resolution Against Sri Lanka – Not Exactly a Surprise

On one level it is surprising that the United States and the international community is not willing to let go of its desire to punish Sri Lanka for alleged human rights abuses at the end of its 30-year war against the LTTE terrorists; after all, the hard evidence points to Sri Lanka’s innocence.

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UNHRC Resolution on Sri Lanka; International persecution of Sri Lanka will not help the Tamils, or Reconciliation

Sri Lankans will expect punishment for anyone who may have committed war crimes during the final war against the LTTE. They will however also call for similar punishment for any remaining LTTE cadres, or those who aided and abetted them, then and now, for crimes against humanity committed by them over 30 years.

Behind the Kadjan curtain - ahead a thorny future?
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Crude bomb hurled outside Pranab Mukherjee hotel in Dhaka

A low intensity crude cocktail bomb exploded today outside a hotel, where President PranabMukherjee is staying, during a general strike in Bangladesh called by fundamentalist Jamaat-Islami to protest the conviction of three of its top leaders for 1971 war crimes.

 Indian President PranabMukherjee
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Vaiko arrested for laying siege against the office of the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission

Chennai Police arrested yesterday MDMK Chief V. Goplasamy (Vaiko) when he attempted to lay siege on the office of the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission.

MDMK Chief V. Goplasamy  (Vaiko)
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‘Diabetes is self-inflicted that can be tackled by applying common sense…’

So said Freddy Svane, Ambassador of Denmark in an interview given exclusively to Citizen News Service - CNS, during his recent visit to Lucknow. He rightly believes that, “Diabetes is a non- communicable disease that is self-inflicted.

‘Diabetes is self-inflicted that can be tackled by applying common sense…’
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No political angle to Afzal Guru hanging: Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said that Centre’s course of action regarding cases similar to Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru will determine whether Guru’s hanging was “selective and political.”

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdulla
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Gender equality is essential across all MDGs

A national level consultation on "Reducing Gender Inequalities: A Possible Framework for Post 2015" was recently held at Nawabganj, Unnao.

Gender equality is essential across all MDGs
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Upcoming Geneva UN Resolution Against Sri Lanka – Not Exactly a Surprise

On one level it is surprising that the United States and the international community is not willing to let go of its desire to punish Sri Lanka for alleged human rights abuses at the end of its 30-year war against the LTTE terrorists; after all, the hard evidence points to Sri Lanka’s innocence.

Another new documentary about wartime atrocities has debuted, and don’t forget those doctored photos of a murdered Prabhakaran’s son  - Photo displayed shows the cub Tiger in Tiger Outfit
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