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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2396

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U.S. Embassy condemns Aluthgama & Beruwela Violence

The US Embassy in Colombo in a statement released yesterday has condemned the violence that has spread over the weekend in Authgama and Beruwela and has urged the Sri Lanka Government to ensure that order is preserved and the lives of all citizens, places of worship, and property are protected.

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Sri Lanka President Arrives in Bolivian City of La Paz

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who traveled to Bolivia to participate in the G77+China Summit in Santa Cruz, arrived in the Bolivian city of La Paz on Monday (June 16) morning (Bolivia time).

Sri Lanka President is seen received by  Evo Morales President of Bolivia
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Bodu Bala Sena: Freedom fighters or terrorists?

If one accepts that the end justifies the means to that end, then in principle, there cannot be a difference between the LTTE and the Bodu Bala Sena. The LTTE resorted to violence to achieve an end they believed in and the BBS seems to be resorting to means just one step away from violence, which is inciting violence, as they are doing openly.

 Bodu Bala Sena: Freedom fighters or terrorists?
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Sri Lanka President in Bolivia Explains Sri Lanka’s Reality to World Leaders

President Mahinda Rajapaksa currently visiting Santa Cruz in Bolivia to attend the Golden Jubilee of the G77 held bilateral discussions with several world leaders at the Expo Cruz Export Center on Sunday (June 15) and explained Sri Lanka’s actual situation to them.

 Sri Lanka President in Bolivia Explains Sri Lanka’s Reality to World Leaders
President of Equatorial Guinea Mr. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Prime Minister of Gabon Mr. Daniel Ona Ondo, President of Uruguay Mr. JoséMujica, and Cuban President Raul Castro met President Rajapaksa for bilateral discussions.
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Sri Lanka: Pillay alarmed by intercomunal violence, calls for end to hate speech

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay expressed her deep alarm Monday at inter-communal violence taking place in south-western Sri Lanka in which two, or possibly three, people have reportedly been killed and scores injured.

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay
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