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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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International trade impacts tobacco control

The tobacco industry has a history of using international trade agreements to force open new markets in low and middle income countries, greatly increasing tobacco use and the consequent death/disease it causes. Tobacco companies are also challenging measures to reduce tobacco use as violations of trade and investment agreements, threatening the authority of nations to protect the health and well-being of their citizens.

International trade impacts tobacco control
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Sri Lanka condemns suicide bomb attack in Wagah, Pakistan

The Government of Sri Lanka vehemently condemns the heinous suicide terrorist attack at Wagah, Pakistan, on 02nd November 2014 killing at least 60 people and injuring over 100 others.

Sri Lanka condemns suicide bomb attack in Wagah, Pakistan
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British High Commissioner Visits Nuwera Eliya

British High Commissioner John Rankin visited Nuwara Eliya on 5 November 2014 as part of his tour to the hill country.

British High Commissioner with S Radhakrishnan Deputy Minister of Botanical Gardens and Public Recreation
British HC visited MENCAFEP school for children with disabilities in Nuwara Eliya
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Minister Professor Pieris exposes underhand activities of TNA in manipulating evidences against the country

Professor G.L.Peiris explained the arrest of Sinnathamby Krishnarasa, a non-rehabilitated LTTE cadre who was employed by Alva Pulle Vijendrakumar alias Sun Master, a close associate of the TNA, to obtain signatures of those affected by the conflict on blank forms on the assurance that this exercise was for obtaining monetary compensation from the UN.

The Minister of External Affairs - Professor G. L. Peiris
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A Christian couple in Pakistan beaten to death over ‘blasphemy’ by angry crowd

A Christian couple in Pakistan have been beaten to death by an angry mob after being accused of desecrating a Koran, according to a police report.

A Christian couple in Pakistan beaten to death over ‘blasphemy’ by angry crowd
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