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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2403

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USAID Launches Successful Water Access Programs in East

The United States is providing people across the Eastern Province with better access to water for drinking and farming, launching three separate projects this week in Batticaloa and Ampara through its development arm, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

One of the 475 families, who received water connections in Sithandy, enjoys the first drops of water from the tap
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Global Tamil Forum welcomes the OHCHR report and calls for its full implementation

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) has welcomes the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) report that strongly indicated war crimes and crimes against humanity were most likely committed by both sides to the conflict and recommended the establishment of an internationalised Special Court for criminal prosecution.

Global Tamil Forum welcomes the OHCHR report and calls for its                                 full implementation
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Ambassador Kariyawasam Speaks On Prospects For U.S.-Sri Lanka Relations

Sri Lanka’s Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam was hosted by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a premier Washington-based think tank, to speak on prospects for U.S.-Sri Lanka relations following the elections in Sri Lanka.

Ambassador Kariyawasam Speaks On Prospects  For U.S.-Sri Lanka Relations
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Antibiotic use is driving antibiotic resistance...

... So suggests the new data released today by the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) via its ResistanceMap, an interactive online tool that allows users to track the latest global trends in drug resistance in 39 countries, and antibiotic use in 69 countries. CDDEP also issued the first-ever report on The State of the World's Antibiotics, 2015, that looks at the current state of global antibiotic use and documents alarming rates of bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotics that can lead to life-threatening infections across the world.

Antibiotic use is driving antibiotic resistance...
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