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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2248

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FM Samaraweera v General Guneratne

Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera (FM Sam) has a reputation for launching surprise attacks as any Biswal could vouch for. He has done so again when with sanctimonious concern for the Army, he launched a desperate, much convoluted and belated attack on Major General Kamal Guneratne’s book ‘Road to Nandikadal’.

(FM Sam)
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"Are people living in South India part of the country or not? Do you want to divide India?" - Opposition leader Mallikarjuna Kharge

The opposition Congress created a ruckus in Lok Sabha on Monday over BJP leader Tarun Vijay's racist remarks on south Indians.

Mallikarjuna Kharge
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USAID Partners with Maldives to Protect Marine Life

On April 8, hundreds of students and families from seven North Ari Atoll islands joined Maldivian and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officials to celebrate the Moodhu Maa-Kan’du marine festival on Rasdhoo Island. The event is part of a U.S.-funded project to strengthen the management of the coral reef ecosystem in the Maldives.

Maldivian Youths Get Active
Community Participation
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The European Union pledges Euro 42 million through Financing Agreements to Sri Lanka

The European Union (EU) will step up its assistance to Sri Lanka, by providing Euro 42 million (approximately LKR 6791.4 million) for the implementation of two programmes: Support to the Modernisation of the Agricultural Sector in Sri Lanka (EUR 30 million) and Strengthening Reconciliation Processes in Sri Lanka (EUR 12 million).

Secretary to the Ministry of Finance, Dr. R. H. S. Samaratunge signed the agreements on 06th April 2017 on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka
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