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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2402

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Uruguay’s Victory in the law suite against Philip Morris International a new international trend setter in anti-smoking campaigns

Creating a historic public health victory around the world, Uruguay has won an international legal battle against Philip Morris International to uphold its strong laws to reduce tobacco use.

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Juno: NASA’s probe in Orbit around Jupiter

NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, moved past yet another astronomical equivalent of a milestone this week, when, Juno, the spacecraft that they sent in 2011, finally managed to position itself in an orbit around the gas giant, Jupiter.

Juno: NASA’s probe in Orbit around Jupiter
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Right to road must first go to pedestrians, non-motorised vehicles

It did not strike me even for a second how fatal it could be for my child to ride a two-wheeler as a pillion rider - without a helmet. If I was conscious about the risk then I would have definitely given a helmet to my child" said the mother of a child who died in an unfortunate road accident in Lucknow in March 2016.

Right to road must first go to pedestrians, non-motorised vehicles
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President Obama cuts short European trip following attacks on Dallas police!

US President Barrack Obama, who like Indian premier Modi who is now in Africa, has been on shuttle diplomacy, has reportedly cut short his four-day trip to Europe and would be on his way back to Washington, following the shooting deaths of five police officers in Dallas on July 07.

President Obama cuts short European trip following attacks on Dallas police!
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No foreign judges to hear war cases would be allowed – President

President Maithripala Sirisena strongly refuted claims that he had agreed with the UNHRC to have a war tribunal to probe into incidents that had taken place during the conflict or to allow any foreign judges to enter the country as stated in some media as headline news.

No foreign judges to hear war cases would be allowed – President
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U.S. should have its own Chilcot Report

I have argued many times that the Iraq invasion was a crime of the highest proportion. Bush’s poodle, a.k.a. former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, allowed his country to be pulled into a conflict that claimed hundreds of British lives, thousands of American lives, and probably a million Iraqi lives (but who is counting!), while plunging the entire region into a maelstrom of terroristic chaos, including the birth of extremist groups like the Daesh.

U.S. should have its own Chilcot Report
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