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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2619

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Goebbels Prize-Rs 25,000

SL’s Finance Minister (FM) may not win the George Washington prize for any of his tales but he is certainly in line to win the Goebbels prize for provocative and emotional propaganda. Such was his apparent morale boosting motive behind his proposal for the stunning increase in fines for traffic offences announced, at of all places, the presentation of the budget. Goebbels by the way committed suicide with his entire family (8) the day after Hitler did the same when his propaganda and everything else in his struggle (Mein Kampf) had failed.

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UN Chief Guterres vows to fight sexual abuse carried out by UN peacekeeping forces

The new chief of the United Nations has vowed to combat sexual abuse by UN “peacekeepers” around the globe, declaring plans to devise a fresh "game-changing" approach to address the issue.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres,
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