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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2404

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Understanding Migration And Crisis In Europe

Migration is both a spatial and a temporal phenomenon. It involves movement between distinct places – the spatial element – and this movement is understood to occur in and over specific periods of time – the temporal element. Most countries of the world are increasingly affected by international migration: either as senders of emigrants, receivers of immigrants or in many cases as both.

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Reflections On An Eminently Readable Collection of Vignettes

Lakshman Ratnapala's second volume in a year, “Soaring Spirits and Shooting Stars,” though smaller in size than the first, best seller “Flickering Fortunes, is eminently readable. A collection of vignettes, it has been compiled from a personal angle and written in a lucid style, perhaps bearing testimony to his early training as a journalist, not to mention the 12 years at that excellent school by the sea, S Thomas' College, Mt Lavinia. “

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Flying Ban On MP- Govt Capitulates To Shiv Sena

Despite its massive majority in the Lok Sabha, the allegedly tough-talking Narendra Modi government easily surrendered to the bluster by its oldest ally, Shiv Sena, in the matter regarding the ban on flying by a Shiv Sena MP, Ravindra Gaikwad. In the process the government may have encouraged more people to indulge in gross misconduct, including unruly behavior, inside aircrafts and at airports.

Grounded FIA - Air India Ban ShivShiva Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad from flying, cancel his return ticket
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Woman trying to escape forced marriage strong-armed back to Saudi Arabia

A Saudi woman, trying to escape a forced marriage in Saudi Arabia, has been forced back to the Arab country by his relatives and airport authorities in the Philippines’.

Activists fear for the safety of a Saudi woman Dina Ali Lasloom, 24, intended to flee to Australia to escape a forced marriage,  was  forcefully returned to the Kingdom against her will,
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