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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2250

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Malaysia arrest political cartoonist Zunar under sedition law

Malaysian political cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, or Zunar as he is popularly known, was arrested on Saturday under the country's Sedition Act for cartoons that allegedly insulted Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, or Zunar
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Debate on Child Marriage and Polygyny

During the past two weeks or so, we have observed the electronic and print media verbalizing and writing about bringing in improvements in Muslim marriage laws and customs.

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Special Committee appointed for poverty alleviation

President Maithripala Sirisena appointed a Special Committee to implement and oversee the approaches and programmes on poverty alleviation as the Government has declared 2017 as the year of alleviating poverty from the country.

Special Committee appointed  for poverty alleviation
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Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90!

Fidel Castro, South American leader and Cuba's former president, known as leader of the Cuban Communist revolution and iron man who could have caused a missile war in 1963 with USA by pushing the missile button, has died aged 90.

Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90!
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Letter From America -Fidel Castro, el Comandante, is dead

Fidel Castro, the Cuban leader who led anti-imperialist revolution casting off U.S. hegemony and taking the liberated country to the path of communism, died on Friday at the age of 90.

Letter From America -Fidel Castro, el Comandante, is dead
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Prachanda’s Major Dilemma

Nepal Prime Minister, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, also known as Prachanda, is on the horns of a dilemma over two tricky issues- impeachment of the ill-famed Chief of the all-powerful anti-graft body, the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, CIAA and amendment to the one-year old statue that has made the Madhesis to hit the streets. These two issues are dominating the political discourse in the Himalayan country.

Nepal Prime Minister, Pushpa Kamal Dahal
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Inside Fidel Castro’s life of luxury and ladies while country starved

With his shaggy beard and rumpled, olive-drab fatigues, Fidel Castro presented himself to the world as a modest man of the people.

Fidel Castro in 2006
Fifel & Raul Castros
Inside Fidel Castro’s life of luxury and ladies while country starved
Alina Fernandez Revuelta
Castro and Dalia Soto del Valle in 2010
Juan Reinaldo Sanchez
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