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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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Liquid-filled iPhone cases recalled after reports of chemical burns

Nearly 275,000 iPhone cases that contain glitter suspended in liquid are being recalled after reports of leakage that caused burns and skin irritation.

A recall of MixBin Electronics' liquid glitter iPhone cases went into effect August 1.
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Mystery Shrouds Over Foreign Ministry Statement On North Korea Missile

President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered for an investigation into a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs over the ‘firing of a ballistic missile of intercontinental range by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea ( North Korea), on 29 July.

Maithripala Srisena
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Why is India worried about China consolidating in Sri Lanka?

On Saturday, Sri Lanka finally signed a $ 1.1 billion deal selling China 70 percent stake in its strategic Hambantota port. The fact that the Chinese signatory, the state-run China Merchant Port Holdings, is a Hong Kong based firm reminds not just of a similar 99 year lease that Chinese had signed in 1841 following their Opium War with Great Britain. Much closer example would be China's recent 43 year lease for managing Pakistan Gwadar port and adjoining 2,282 acre special economic zone that was signed in November 2015.

Why is India worried about China consolidating in Sri Lanka?
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PM Modi has consistently flagged India's concerns over detention of fishermen with Sri Lanka: Sushma Swaraj

India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has consistently flagged India's concerns over the detention of fishermen with the Government of Sri Lanka.

Sushma Swaraj  - India's External Affairs Minister
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