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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2340

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Raviraj Murder: Court acquitted five accused - Sumanthiran faults all-Sinhala jury

The High Court of Colombo, on Friday night, acquitted five men, including three navy intelligence officers, charged with assassinating the TNA Jaffna district MP Nadaraja Raviraj - an opposition Tamil legislator, after they were found not guilty. Immediately the TNA raised concerns about judicial integrity.

Raviraj Murder:  Court acquitted five accused - Sumanthiran faults all-Sinhala jury
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Christmas in Europe: collective excitement amidst evolving political and social realities

On the eve of Christmas, with the food stalls throughout Europe standing empty and the never-ending queues for last-minute shopping – and bargain hunting – in full swing, our seasonal tendency for indulging in collective fun once again stands out, while dwarfing more traditional aspects of the great event, that includes taking part in a mass at church.

Christmas in Europe: collective excitement amidst evolving political and social realities
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Jesus Christ a great messenger of reconciliation and social righteousness to the world - President

Jesus Christ was a great messenger of reconciliation and social righteousness to the world, President Maithripala Sirisena stated. In his Christmas Message, he described Jesus as an eternal savior to people around the world.

Jesus Christ a great messenger of reconciliation and social righteousness to the world -  President
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Sri Lanka Food Festival in China

Chinese outbound tourism is showing a rapid growth. The outbound departures reached over 120 million persons in 2016.

Sri Lanka Food Festival in China
Sri Lanka Food Festival in China
Sri Lanka Food Festival in China
Sri Lanka Food Festival in China
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Declaration of National Integration and Reconciliation Week from 8th to 14th January 2017

The Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation is mandated with the responsibility of promoting peace, unity and harmony among the communities in the country which is fundamental for sustainable development.

Declaration of National Integration and Reconciliation Week from 8th  to 14th January 2017
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