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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2402

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Maldives : Small Nation with Great Potential

Sri Lanka Maldives relations have always received a great deal of attention in Maldivian trade as well as Sri Lankan trade. The close economic cooperation has taken the relations between Sri Lanka and Maldives to new heights. Over the years both countries have developed a unique friendship due to the mutual cooperation extended.

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Prof. Peiris discusses current issues with American Community Leaders

Professor G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, met with the Board of Directors of the Asia Foundation at the Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday for an informal discussion.

Prof. Peiris discusses current issues with American Community Leaders
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Korean University Students on Sri Lanka Tour

Myongji University in Korea in collaboration with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Korea, will be sending a student delegation to Sri Lanka from 20th – 27th January, 2014.

Korean University Students on Sri Lanka Tour
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Stop Thinking of Negotiations with Terrorists

TTP sponsored suicide bombing killed 14 people including nine security personnel in a market next to the Pakistan Army’s General Headquarters (GHQ) On 20 January2014. A day earlier TTP killed 26 soldiers and wounded at least 25 others in the northwestern town of Bannu. The Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) claimed the responsibility for the bombing which was the second high profile attack in the last 24 hours.

Stop Thinking of   Negotiations with Terrorists
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Rabindranath Trivedi Lies again distorting facts

While browsing the Asian Tribune this morning, where my weekly Letter from America appears every Sunday, I was shocked to see an article by Rabindranath Trivedi, who is long known as a Hindu fanatic that is in the business of spreading false information and making mountains out of moles in his treatment of Bangladesh and anything Islamic.

Myanmar: Fresh charges under draconian anti-protest law

New arrests of peaceful protesters in Myanmar seriously undermine the credibility of the far-reaching Presidential pardon issued at the end of 2013, Amnesty International said today.

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'Sexual and reproductive health issues do not exist in isolation'

The theme of the 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (7th APCRSHR), which opened in Manila on 21st January, 2014, is: Examining achievements, good practices, lessons learned and challenges: towards a strategic positioning of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights.

'Sexual and reproductive health issues do not exist in isolation'
'Sexual and reproductive health issues do not exist in isolation'
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Tourism tops expectations: Arrivals up by 52 million in 2013

International tourism has exceeded expectations, last year, 2013, growing by 5%, to reach a record 1,087 million arrivals despite global economic challenges. Data just released by the World Tourism Organization show that an additional 52 million international tourists travelled the world in 2013.

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43 Human Remains Discovered at the Mass Grave Site in Mannar

A total of 43 human remains were discovered at the site of the mass grave at Manthai - Thirukketheeswaram, located in the Mannar district which includes the three skeletal remains discovered yesterday.

Mannar District Judge Ananthi Kanagaratnam  inspecting the excavation works - (File Photo)
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