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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2341

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Music: The most powerful weapon!

This is with reference to the news report in the foreign media captioned: ‘Arabs from Israel risk arrest for ‘Arab Idol’ show’, where two outstanding Arab talents from Israel, Manal Mousa and Haitham Khalaily are facing arrest for no crimes committed but for taking part in an audition for a talent contest abroad.

Mohammed Assaf, the winner of last Arab Idol contest
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Sweden to recognize the state of Palestine

Sweden’s new center-left government has announced that it has decided to recognize the state of Palestine, the new prime minister, Stefan Lofven, said during his inaugural address to Parliament on Friday.

 Sweden's Prime Minister  Stefan Lofven
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Burma: Will government look into extrajudicial killing of a journalist?

Burma’s self-styled political reform currently is at a track of turnaround. The civilian government led by ex-General Thein Sein wants to maintain the country under make-believe democracy while the majority population desires a genuine change. In particular, citizens are demanding freedom of expression and association while the Government is rigidly vetoing the basic rights of the citizens.

Freelance Reporter Aung Kyaw Naing alias Par Gyi
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The Birth of iPod: watershed moment of digital music industry

When Steve Jobs, the then CEO of Apple, took the stage at Apple Head Quarters for a low-key Apple music event on October 23, 2001, the collective mood of the venue was already sombre, as the Americans were still reeling from the horrors of 9/11 on home soil.

The Birth of iPod: watershed moment of digital music industry
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A Sinhala Diaspora Fund to support the livelihood of Tamils in the North and the East?

The recent EU court decision in favour of the LTTE terrorists and their Diaspora supporters has re-ignited the debate about the re-emergence of violence as a means of achieving the ultimate goal of the LTTE, a separate State for Tamils in the North and the East.

A Sinhala Diaspora Fund to support the livelihood of Tamils in the North and the East?
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President Pranab releases commemorative stamp on Anagarika Dharmapala

President Pranab Mukherjee released a commemorative postage stamp on Saturday on Anagarika Dharmapala, considered one of the founding contributors of Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism and a pioneer in the revival of Buddhism in India, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

President Pranab Mukherjee released a commemorative postage stamp on Saturday  on Anagarika Dharmapala,
Anagarika Dharmapala
President Pranab releases commemorative stamp on Anagarika Dharmapala
President Pranab releases commemorative stamp on Anagarika Dharmapala
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