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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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The Role of Burma in Sino-US Summit

A summit between President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping will be their first face-to-face meeting since Obama's re-election and Xi's promotion to head of the Communist Party last November.

The Role of Burma in Sino-US Summit
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Many International Community organizations have Acknowledged Sri Lanka’s Human Rights Concerns

The Sri Lanka delegation to the on-going 23rd Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva has said " the Government's progress with regard to addressing human rights concerns and reconciliation is being amply demonstrated on the ground, acknowledged by many in the international community, and elaborated comprehensively and in detail at successive Council sessions by the Sri Lanka delegation, including during the current Council session' ".

Ambassador Ravinatha Ariyasinghe
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Split in TTP on Negotiation Issue

As results of elections 2013, formulation of newly elected governments has almost been completed. Political and military leaderships under the constitution of Pakistan believe in peace process with Taliban.

Split in TTP on Negotiation Issue
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Obama and Xi-a new model of cooperation

The two day summit got off to a good start with the two presidents Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping offering a warm handshake to each other at a California desert estate Friday. The stakes are high as they tried to establish good personal ties. Cyber security and North Korea would figure in the talks.

Obama and Xi-a new model of cooperation
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World Naked Bike Ride Event – London cyclists bare all as they dare

Oops! An estimated group of 1000 cyclists, both men and women, took their clothes off in London on Saturday to cycle along the busy streets, while marking the World Naked Bike Ride Event.

World Naked Bike Ride Event – London cyclists bare all as they dare
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Assam-Nagaland Interim Agreement 1972 be scrapped

It is unfortunate that when the state of Nagaland was created in the early 60s, the drawing of the new state boundary was not properly carried out. And once the new state was carved out from the existing state, the boundary had to be drawn and the necessary border machineries should be put into place.

Oken Jeet Sandham
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Letter from America: Serial Killers

I was in Erie, Pennsylvania last week. The city is named after the famous lake and the Native American tribe that lived along its southern shore. In the middle of a meeting on Friday I got a recorded voice message from the US Airways stating that my return flight to Philadelphia had been cancelled because of an anticipated storm hitting the area in the evening.

Letter from America: Serial Killers
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