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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2253

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RW, JRJ and Castro and gifts

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has ‘hit out’ again in the media. This time it’s a diversion about Fidel Castro that is supposed to be a sympathy message on the latter’s death at the age of 90 last month. He says Castro ‘was one of the 20th century’s greatest personalities’ but was ‘not in line with the political beliefs of the UNP’. He added almost condescendingly that ‘He (Castro) had achieved much in education, housing and health’(only?).

Fidel Castro
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Sushma underwent a successful kidney transplant

India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday successfully underwent a kidney transplant at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) . She needs at least a week to recover, the hospital’s Director MC Misra said yesterday.

Sushma underwent a successful kidney transplant
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Letter From America: The Rohingya – children of a ‘lesser’ God!

On Saturday, December 10, 2016, the Guardian ran a story on two Rohingya women, Noor Ayesha and Sayeda Khatun.

Letter From America: The Rohingya – children of a ‘lesser’ God!
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Navy’s Timely Action at Hambantota Reassured Confidence among International Shipping Community

I myself being a seafarer few years back was shocked to see some hooligans holding two ships and crew at Hambantota harbour for days incurring heavy losses to the owners of the two ships.

Navy’s Timely Action at Hambantota Reassured Confidence among International Shipping Community
Navy’s Timely Action at Hambantota Reassured Confidence among International Shipping Community
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