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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2251

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Is Sri Lanka sinking and Ranil Wickremasinghe’s conservative economic thinking a thing of the past?

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe should perhaps take a leaf from what the Australian Labour Party Leader Bill Shorten said at a recent National Press Club speech. Mr Wickremasinghe though has to be given credit for not pretending to be who he is not. He has always been a conservative when it comes to his economic thinking.

Is Sri Lanka sinking and Ranil Wickremasinghe’s conservative economic thinking a thing of the past?
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Will not have international judges on the bench for the investigation into allegations of human rights violations – Sri Lankan President

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena once again has emphasized that he will not have international judges on the bench for the investigation into allegations of human rights violations during the final stages of the war between government troops and the LTTE.

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Srisena (File Picture)
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‘They Hate Us’ – Really? - Part 1:

Donald Trump said on March 9, 2016 that he thinks "Islam hates us," drawing little distinction between the religion and radical terrorism by some misguided and angry Muslims.

‘They Hate Us’ – Really? - Part 1:
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President Obama in Cuba

Today, President Obama is scheduled to land in Havana, the capitol of Cuba, while making history on many fronts while defying the conventional political wisdom that rules out such an ideologically-toxic event, especially in the last few months left in one’s presidency. It is the first trip of its kind for a sitting president to make in almost 90 years – a very historic event, indeed.

President Obama in Cuba
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