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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2058

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TB-Diabetes is a formidable challenge in Asia Pacific

TB is the top infectious disease killer that infected 9 million people, killing 1.5 million of them, in 2013. The Asia Pacific region carries 56% of this global TB burden, accounting for 5 million TB cases, and more than half a million TB related deaths in 2013. According to the Diabetes Atlas 2014, diabetes affects 387 million people worldwide out of which 213 million are in the Asia Pacific region. in 2014, diabetes killed 4.9 million people worldwide out of which 3 million (60%) were in the Asia Pacific Region.

TB-Diabetes is a formidable challenge in Asia Pacific
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Finland’s prime minister offers his home to refugees

Finland's millionaire prime minister, Juha Sipila, said on Saturday he would make his home in the north of the country available to refugees.

Finland's millionaire prime minister  Juha Sipila
An exterior view of Juha Sipila's house in Kempele in Oulu region
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If Mahinda returned to power: The country would have experienced massive killings of innocents, - CBK

Mahinda Rajapaksa during his tenure as the President of Sri Lanka ran a police state and if he was successful in returning to power as Prime Minister in recent parliamentary polls the country would have experienced massive killings of innocents, according to former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga.

If Mahinda returned to power: The country would have experienced massive killings of innocents,  - CBK
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Letter from America: Are we witnessing resurrection of fascism in Hungary?

Nearly 70 years ago, Pastor Martin Niemöller (1892–1984) wrote a poem about the cowardice of German intellectuals following the Nazis' rise to power and the subsequent purging of their chosen targets, group after group.

Letter from America: Are we witnessing resurrection of fascism in Hungary?
Hungarian brutality against migrants
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