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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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Sri Lankan Ambassador stresses Strong political will to endorse draft Right to Development and operational sub-criteria

Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha, Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, emphasized of, "strong political will is needed to finalize the process of considering, revising, and ultimately endorsing the draft Right to Development criteria and operational sub-criteria, towards the elaboration of a coherent set of standards on this intrinsic right".

Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha
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Afghanistan aims at stability during transitionary period – Dr Shafeek Seddiq, President, Afghanistan Justice Organisation

President of the Afghanistan Justice Organisation (AJO), Dr Shafeek Seddiq, delivering a lecture at the Hilton Hotel in Colombo on May 17 said that Afghanistan could emerge as a stable, prosperous and peaceful country if the period of transition from 2014 could be properly utilized for political stability through cohesion amongst diverse power centres, economic growth and establishment of security and law and order.

Dr Shafeek Seddiq, President, Afghanistan Justice Organisation
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Plummeting Gold Price: ultimate index of uncertainty

Gold, which fell to a level as low as $1339 an ounce on Thursday, did recover some of its battered value by a few dollars by the weekend, while leaving millions of investors in the lurch before the chaotic fluctuations of its value on computer screens.

Plummeting Gold Price: ultimate index of uncertainty
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Bangladesh – A Nation Divided? – Part 7

In 2010 the Government of Bangladesh (GOB), led by the Awami League (AL), set up an International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) court to prosecute the people who allegedly committed war crimes during the liberation war. It was part of her 2008 election promise and touted as an effort to "provide justice for victims of atrocities in the 1971 war of independence."

Bangladesh – A Nation Divided? – Part 7
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