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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2342

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Lanka e-news editor Pradeep Sandaruwan Senadeera to be on Interpol Arrest Warant

The Gampaha Magistrate yesterday issued an international arrest warrant on Lanka e-news editor Pradeep Sandaruwan Senadeera on charges of contempt of court. The warrant is to be executed through the Interpol.

Pradeep Sandaruwan Senadeera  - Editor Lanka e-news
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Burma: CSW calls for independent inquiry into crimes against humanity

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is calling for an independent international inquiry into grave violations of human rights, including allegations of crimes against humanity, in Rakhine State, Burma, resulting in the deaths of hundreds of Rohingya Muslims. CSW also calls for the Burmese Government to immediately lift all restrictions on humanitarian aid to the region.

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Anil Champika Wijesinghe and 17 others sentence to death for murder of superintendent of Nooriya Tea Estate in Deraniyagala

The Avissawella High Court yesterday sentenced to death the former Deraniyagala Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Anil Champika Wijesinghe alias ‘Atha Kota’ and 17 others, for the murder of the superintendent of the Nooriya Tea Estate in Deraniyagala.

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By-polls in demonetized India: AIADMK sweeps 3 Tamil Nadu seats, Mamata Banerjee’s TMC strong in West Bengal, BJP retains MP and Assam; Congress defeats AIADMK in Puducherry!

Amid politics over the Modi government's demonetization drive, results for the by polls held in India’s six states and one Union Territory, announced on November 19, were on expected lines but the national ruling party BJP and its leader PM Modi seem to have failed to make any impact of its seriousness about the blackmoney drive with deadly negative consequences for the people on the national scene.

AIADMK supporters celebrate the party's victory in Tamil Nadu's polls, in front of CM J Jayalalithaa's residence in Chennai on Thursday.
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