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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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Tackle hepatitis C to save people living with HIV

The WHO recognizes that the ‘silent epidemic’ of viral hepatitis affects a large part of the world’s population causing over 1.4 million deaths every year, yet remains largely unknown or ignored. It is estimated that 240 million people are chronically infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) and more than 185 million people are infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). These numbers far exceed the number of people living with HIV (PLHIV) estimated at 34 million.

Tackle hepatitis C to save people living with HIV
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Adverse Economic Impact of Ethno-Religious Violence : Unite to Counter the Ugly Head of Extremism

Political stability and social harmony are crucial for creating a conducive enabling environment for sustained development and upliftment of the lives of all Sri Lankans. Any instability on these fronts has serious adverse implications for development. The recent violent disturbances in the country should, therefore, be a matter of the utmost concern to all Sri Lankans.

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Leading Members of Sri Lankan Expats in Toronto meet to discuss

On the initiative of a few leading members of Sri Lankan expats living in Toronto, a concerned group of over thirty members both as representatives of different community associations as well as in their individual capacities met on Thursday, the 18th of June, 2014 at 7.30 p.m. at the Toronto Mahavihara Buddhist Temple to discuss ways of re-establishing peace and harmony in the affected areas of their motherland.

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Genocide In The Name Of Religion

The world has grown accustomed to a gentle image of Buddhism defined by the self-effacing words of the Dalai Lama, the global popularity of Buddhist-inspired meditation and postcard-perfect scenes from Southeast Asia and beyond of crimson-robed, barefoot monks receiving alms from villagers at dawn.

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We Do Not Approve External Pressure, Will Always Support Sri Lanka, Maldivian President Tells President Rajapaksa

“Our two countries have been very good neighbors for a long time. We do not approve undue external pressure over countries. That is why the Maldives consistently stood for Sri Lanka at international fora.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom met for bilateral talks yesterday (June 25) in Malé, the capital of Maldives.  (Pix: Sudath Silva)
  We Do Not Approve External Pressure, Will Always Support Sri Lanka, Maldivian President Tells President Rajapaksa
  We Do Not Approve External Pressure, Will Always Support Sri Lanka, Maldivian President Tells President Rajapaksa
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President Rajapaksa and Former Maldivian President in Friendly Talks

Former President of Maldives Maumoon Abdul Gayoom yesterday (June 25) evening called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is on a state visit to the island state at the President’s Office in Malé.

Former President of Maldives Maumoon Abdul Gayoom yesterday (June 25) evening called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the President’s Office in Malé.
  President Rajapaksa and Former Maldivian President in Friendly Talks
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