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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2340

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Modi today in Goa, tomorrow in Bhutan

ndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who landed in Goa today on his first visit outside, will fly to Thimphu tomorrow on his maiden foreign visit.

Modi today in Goa, tomorrow in Bhutan
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Commonwealth Cricket Unifies People – Dr. Chris Nonis

Cricket is a strong unifier amongst all communities, Dr Chris Nonis said, as he warmly welcomed the Sri Lankan Cricket team to a Commonwealth Cricket Reception at the Sri Lanka High Commission in London. He congratulated the team for their perseverance and dedication and that it was a great tribute to Sri Lanka in the post-conflict era.

Commonwealth Cricket Unifies People – Dr. Chris Nonis
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FIFA World Cup 2014: Spain routed by the Dutch

Holland crushed Spain, the reigning world champions, 5-1, with an emphatic win at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador on Friday.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Spain routed by the Dutch
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Is the End of Iraq – as we know it – nigh?

The lightning speed at which the radicals of ISIS – Islamic State of Iraq and Levant – advanced towards Baghdad, the Iraqi capital, took Western intelligent agencies, their Iraqi - and regional counterparts for that matter- and certainly the Iraqi government headed by Prime Minister Nuori-al-Maliki by complete surprise.

Is the End of Iraq – as we know it – nigh?
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“Let Us Work Together to Overcome Obstacles” – President Mahinda Tells Namibia

“We must work together to overcome obstacles including unjustified external forces,” President Mahinda Rajapaksa told the Namibian Prime Minister Hage Geingob.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Namibian Prime Minister Hage Geingob greet one another as they met on the sidelines of G77+China Summit in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, today. (Pix Sudath Silva)
During the discussion between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Namibian Prime Minister Hage Geingob in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, President Rajapaksa apprised the Namibian Prime Minister of the progress achieved by Sri Lanka following the end of the conflict. Prime Minister Geingob explained the similar situation his country is faced with and thanked President Rajapaksa for Sri Lanka’s assistance extended towards Namibia.
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Sri Lanka President Attends Opening Session of G77+China Summit

President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday evening attended the opening ceremony of the GoldenmJubilee of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Group of 77 and China (G77+China), held at the Expo Cruz Center in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, along with Minister of External Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris, arrives at the opening session of the Summit of the Group of 77 and China (G77+China), which took place in Santa Cruz in Bolivia this evening.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa is seen here being escorted to the opening session of the Group of 77 and China (G77+China) Summit taking place in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Minister of External Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris is also pictured.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa is pictured here with Bolivian President Evo Morales, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and other leaders sharing a lighter moment at the opening session of the Group of 77 and China (G77+China) Summit this evening in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
 Sri Lanka President Attends Opening Session of G77+China Summit
 Sri Lanka President Attends Opening Session of G77+China Summit
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