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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2343

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Letter from America: When paranoia rules, everything seems so kosher!

Last Wednesday night Israeli (IDF) soldiers shot and killed a man they thought to be a terrorist in Jerusalem, after the man attacked them and tried to grab one of the weapons they were carrying.

Letter from America: When paranoia rules, everything seems so kosher!
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My Way: Silvio Berlusconi sets the record straight with own biography

Silvio Berlusconi, the former Italian prime minister, has finally released a book, in what seems to be his most effective attempt to set the record straight, which had been warped, perhaps, due to his prolonged periods in office – being the longest serving Italian leader ever - political envy and of course, the inevitable test of time.

My Way: Silvio Berlusconi sets the record straight with own biography
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Japan’s second biggest regional economy makes Sri Lanka entry

In the backdrop of Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s recent landmark visit to Japan, comes the swift arrival of the first ever high profile business delegation from Kansai -Japan's second-largest industrial and financial region featuring 20th largest GDP in the world –and the delegation is in search for “across the board” biz and investments partnership with Sri Lanka, as announced on 22 October.

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen (right) meets Masayuki Matsushita (Vice Chairman of Kansai Economic Federation “Kankeiren” and Vice Chairman, Panasonic Corporation Japan –left) who led the 21 member Kansai Economic Federation “Kankeiren” delegation to Colombo on 22 October.
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UN Day celebration highlights the important role of Sri Lankan People and Policies

The 70th United Nations Day was celebrated under the patronage of the President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena, and the Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe. Other dignitaries included the Speaker of Parliament, Karu Jayasuriya, Foreign Minister, Mangala Samaraweera, UN Assistant Secretary-General Miroslav Jen?a, Members of the Parliament, Heads of Diplomatic Missions, Civil Society representatives, Students and Staff of the UN Family.

UN Day celebration highlights the important role of Sri Lankan People and Policies
UN Day celebration highlights the important role of Sri Lankan People and Policies
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