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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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President of Afghanistan to undertake State visit to Sri Lanka

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The President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai will be undertaking a State visit to Sri Lanka from 5th to 7th March 2014, at the invitation of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

President of Afghanistan to undertake State visit to Sri Lanka
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Inauguration of Kilinochchi-Pallai re-constructed railway track and signal system

The reconstructed railway track and signal system from Kilinochchi to Palai was ceremoniously opened up yesterday (4th March).

Inauguration of Kilinochchi-Pallai re-constructed railway track  and signal system
Inauguration of Kilinochchi-Pallai re-constructed railway track  and signal system
Inauguration of Kilinochchi-Pallai re-constructed railway track  and signal system
Inauguration of Kilinochchi-Pallai re-constructed railway track  and signal system
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66th Independence Day of Sri Lanka Celeberated in Glienicke/Nordbahn of Berlin

Dr. Hans Gunther Oberlack, Mayor of Glienicke/Nordbahn, a residential area north of Berlin, Germany, organized a ceremony to celebrate the 66th independence day of Sri Lanka in the town hall.

 66th Independence Day of Sri Lanka Celeberated  in Glienicke/Nordbahn of Berlin
 66th Independence Day of Sri Lanka Celeberated  in Glienicke/Nordbahn of Berlin
 66th Independence Day of Sri Lanka Celeberated  in Glienicke/Nordbahn of Berlin
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Islamabad Blasts: A Slap on National Security Policy

Two Suicide bombers and 4 others terrorists hit the capital just after the announcement of cease fire by TTP.
The terrorists started the attack at 09:15 am and kept on playing with the lives of innocent people for about 40 minutes but none of the local security elements reached to the scene and responded the militants.

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Sri Lanka: War Crimes or New Cold War? Is the real intention a regime change?

A lot has been written in the media by several observers about a possible international investigation by the UN Human Rights Council into alleged abuses of human rights during the latter stages of the war in 2009. The focus has been on an agenda espoused by the Tamil diaspora relating to alleged abuses of human rights in Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lank's Actg. External Affairs Minister receives Foreign Minister of Afghanistan

Neomal Perera, Acting Minister of External Affairs received Zarar Ahmad Osmani Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport on Wednesday (5th March, 2014) ahead of the State visit to Sri Lanka by His Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

 Sri Lank's Actg. External Affairs Minister receives Foreign Minister of Afghanistan
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China’s Hanification of Xinjiang is Failing

On Saturday, March 1, more than 10 assailants slashed scores of people with knives at the Kunming train station in Yunnan province in southern China in what state media said Sunday was a terrorist assault by ethnic Uyghur (also spelled as Uighur) separatists from the far west.

The Aftermath of a Train Station Terror Attack in China
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President Mahinda Returns

President Mahinda Rajapaksa returned to the island early in the morning following a visit to Myanmar to attend the third BIMSTEC Summit.

President Mahinda Returns
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