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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2396

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Hugo Chavez, America's nemesis no more

: In an attempt to thaw America's strained relationship with Venezuela President Barack Obama in a statement following the death of President Hugo Chavez affirmed American support for the Venezuelan people and a constructive relationship with their government.

Hugo Chavez speaks with President Obama at the 5th Summit of the Americas in Trinidad and Tobago on April 17, 2009.
Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks with Chavez during the inauguration of Brazil's new president in Brasilia on Jan. 1, 2011.
Chavez (left) meets with then-President Bill Clinton at the White House on Jan. 27, 1999.
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Geoffrey Robertson provides Oxygen to the LTTE: Where was he when the LTTE violated every possible human right for 30 years?

Geoffrey Robertson, QC, a former UN appeal judge, like many Western “experts” who often combine facts with fiction, has provided much needed Oxygen to the flickering flame of separatism promoted by the remnants of the LTTE in the Tamil Diaspora by echoing what these Diaspora elements continue to peddle around in western countries.

Geoffrey Robertson, UN Appeal Judge and Queens Counsel,
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TESO conference in New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi meet focus on Congress participation

The TESO (Tamil Eelam Supporters’ Organisation) conference to be held in New Delhi on March 7 dominated the agenda at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s first-ever closed door meeting with the party’s Tamil Nadu leaders on Monday.

Parliamentarians belonged DMK wore black shirts and demonstrated inside Parliamentary complex before the Gandhi statue area
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Inauguration of Indian Education Fair-2013 in Jaffna

Yesterday, the second “Indian Education Fair-2013” was inaugurated by G.A.Chandrasiri, Governor of Northern Province, at the Jaffna Central College in Jaffna the presence of Mr. V. Mahalingam, Consul General of India and Mr. Bishwambhar Datt, Deputy General Manager of Educational Consultants of India Limited (EdCIL).

Inauguration of Indian Education Fair-2013 in Jaffna
Inauguration of Indian Education Fair-2013 in Jaffna
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Don’t ask me on PM issue, says Rahul Gandhi

"Asking me whether you want to be Prime Minister is a wrong question," Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday.

The Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi
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U.S. Increasingly Concerned About Events in Malé

The United States is increasingly concerned about ongoing events in Malé. We understand that both the Police Integrity Commission and the Human Rights Commission are monitoring the situation, and that the Human Rights Commission has requested access to Former President Nasheed.

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Commemorating the tenth anniversary of Iraqi invasion

On the 19th of March the tenth anniversary of Iraqi invasion by the US and the UK will be commemorated. The poor Iraqis are in a dilemma; whether to rejoice or mourn the ouster of Saddam Hussein.

Mourn the ouster of Saddam Hussein
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Maldives: Former President’s arrest “selective justice”

The arrest of Maldives: Former President’s arrest “selective justice”is an example of selective justice from the Maldives authorities and highlights their failure to investigate other serious human rights abuses in the country, Amnesty International said.

Former Maldivian  President Mohamed Nasheed
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Movie with four friends or dignity for four women in 'those days'?

Do you have US$ 24 or Indian Rupees 1,000 to spare? Now the choice is yours how you would like to spend the money: buy movie tickets and enjoy with friends or sponsor four women for a year to help protect their dignity?

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Palestinian Billionaire Munib Masri meets Prof. G. L. Peiris

Palestinian billionaire Mr. Munib Al-Masri promised to extend the support of the business community in Palestine in promoting trade with Sri Lanka.

Palestinian Billionaire Munib Masri meets Prof. G. L. Peiris
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