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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2833

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Indonesia Executes Eight Drug Convicts

Defying international condemnation and rejecting 11th-hour pleas for clemency, the Indonesian government executed eight drug convicts after midnight on Wednesday, including seven foreigners.

Executed  twoAustralian Citizens
Myuran Sukumaran, 33, was informed his plea for clemency had been rejected after a letter was hand-delivered to Bali's Kerobokan prison by an Indonesian government official on Wednesday
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Cease-fire and the mentality of the Myanmar Generals

Myanmar generals has a long history of overruling the others that they can never contemplate as being equal to others nor has a history of voluntarily giving up power. When the Myanmar was able to overthrow the Mon Khmer kingdom in the 18th Century they bullied all the ethnic nationalities with high taxation and forced labour but with the annexation of the British to the country it came as a liberation to the ethnic nationalities and hence many of them serve the British administration.

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President Srisena’s Visit Expected To India's warm and friendly ties to Sri Lanka

Indian government said the forthcoming state visit of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena from the 15th to 18th of February will strengthen India's warm and friendly ties to Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena
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Sri Lanka Government Finalizing Arrangements for Pope’s Visit to Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka Government is currently in the process of making all the necessary arrangements for the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis I to the island. This was disclosed by the Government Media.

Sri Lanka Government Finalizing Arrangements for Pope’s Visit to Sri Lanka
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Outrage over rape, murder of 3 sisters in Maharashtra

In the wake of outrage over the alleged rape and murder of three minor girls in Maharashtra's Bhandara district, the Centre on Thursday sought from the state government all details of the gruesome incident.

The case has provoked fresh outrage in India which has seen a sharp increase in rape and sexual violence cases reported since the Delhi bus gang-rape case in December
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