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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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The Paris March – A Sign of Bold Freedom or Pharaonic Arrogance?

Paris has recently witnessed the targeted assassination of eight Parisian journalists. Many see their execution as terrorism. Some see it as a justifiable act of avenge or retaliation for insulting Islam and its revered Prophet (S). And then there are many others who are not sure how to categorize the violence – while they are disgusted by the shootings in Paris they may nonetheless have reasons for not embracing the slogan "I am Charlie".

The Paris March – A Sign of Bold Freedom or Pharaonic Arrogance?
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Sri Lanka-born American Diplomat Connects China and the United States

Sri Lankan-born American UNESCO Commissioner Dr. Patrick Mendis recently met with Ambassador Crystal Nix-Hines, the U.S. Permanent Representative to UNESCO in Paris. They were in Washington for the annual meeting of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and to welcome the Director-General Irina Bokova of UNESCO at the U.S. State Department.

Ambassador Crystal Nix-Hines and Commissioner Patrick Mendis at the U.S. State Department
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Google Glass: paralyzed, dead or to be resurrected later?

When Google announced that it was to stop producing Google Glass, the wearable ‘computer’ in the form of a pair of glasses, any more in its present form, the startling news raised many questions rather than responding to the existing core one – what really went wrong in a relatively short time?

Google Glass: paralyzed, dead or to be resurrected later?
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US: Election has brought hope of "Inclusive Future" for Sri Lanka

The United States gave strong message to Sri Lanka from the premises of the latter's diplomatic mission in Washington: The message the January 8 presidential election in Sri Lanka gave was that the nation expressed hope for an inclusive future, meaning an inclusive society.

 Sri Lankan Ambassador  Kariyawasam and US assistant secretary Nisha Biswal
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