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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2398

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U.S. kills unarmed civilians in AF-PAK region in droves

When an Afghan civilian dies in war, the world rarely notices: the Afghan government, hospitals and morgues in the country, even the US-led international military force that has been a presence there since late 2001, all fail to keep comprehensive lists of civilian fatalities.

Pakistan officially denied that 81 civilians including children died in this 2006 CIA drone strike – but a leaked document says otherwise. (Photo: Getty Images).
File image of an armed MQ-9 Reaper drone
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Saudi National day

Saudi Arabia will be celebrating its 83rd National Day on Monday the 23rd of September.

Saudi flags fly high on main roads in preparations for National Day
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Northern Provincial Council Election 2013: Ambassador Amza’s Role in Calming the EU

As The Asian Tribune reported on Thursday, Ambassador Amza, Sri Lanka’s Head of Mission to the EU, informed a delegation of the European Parliament who handle the relations with the countries in the South Asia, the ground realities surrounding the forthcoming election.

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Youth is the cornerstone for tobacco control activities

The ‘International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st Century: The Endgame for Tobacco’, jointly organized by The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth (HRIDAY) was held recently in Delhi.

Youth is the cornerstone for tobacco control activities
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U.S. Embassy Expresses Concern over Reports of Elections Violence

The U.S. Embassy notes reports of an attack on the residence of an electoral candidate, supporters, and members of a domestic elections monitoring NGO during the evening of September 19.

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Pakistan HC pays courtesy call on Secretary Defence

The Pakistan High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Major General (Rtd) Qasim Qureshi paid a courtesy call on Secretary, Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday (20th September) at the ministry premises.

The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka,  Qasim Qureshi  met Secretary Defence Sri Lanka Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa today and held discussions on wide ranging issues. The Defence Attache of Pakistan Col Sh Eharyar Butt  also attended the meeting.
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President Mahinda Rajapaksa asked the people to use their franchise wisely

President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday asked the people to use their franchise wisely at Saturday's provincial council elections to defeat all separatist movements that attempt to divide the country.

President Mahinda in Kandy
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