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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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Unhealthy diets are threatening global health

An estimated 65% of the world’s population lives in countries where obesity leads to more deaths than underweight. In 2012, over 40 million children under the age of five were considered overweight or obese, 30 million of who were living in developing countries. Around 3.4 million adults die each year as a result of being overweight or obese. In addition, 44% of the diabetes burden, 23% of the ischaemic heart disease burden and between 7% and 41% of certain cancer burdens are attributable to overweight and obesity.

Unhealthy diets are threatening global health
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Sri Lankan Muralitharan to join Australian coaching team

Sri Lankan spin great Muthiah Muralitharan announced Wednesday he will join the Australian coaching team for their series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.

Muthiah Muralitharan
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FIFA World Cup 2014: reigning champions, Spain, out

Chile managed to create the most shocking development so far in the tournament by showing the world cup holder, Spain, a humiliating exit.

FIFA World Cup 2014: reigning champions, Spain, out
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Rishad’s ACMC skips Parliament vote

The All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) led by Rishad Bathiudeen (MP Vanni District and Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka) has boycotted the Parliamentary vote of 18 June.

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce-centre) meets victims at of Aluthgama incident in Dharga Town, Aluthgama on 18 June.
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