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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 79

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Can you hear the drums Fernando?

I received an unprecedented number of e-mails on Thursday from my friends from all over the globe. All these mails were related to just one thing, our cricket team’s resounding victory against South Africa in Durban.

And so the protest continues

Two years have passed since the three decade long ethnic war ended and the rebel leader was killed but the protest and the false propaganda continues in full fledge by all those who present themselves as the “representatives” of the Tamil people in Tamil Eelam. The phrase “we are fighting for the freedom and the human rights of our fellow brothers/sisters in Tamil Eelam” has become such a cliché since the beginning of 2009.

Pakistan Rejected Pentagon Investigation Report

Pakistan Army has rejected “Pentagon Report” regarding NATO attack on her border check post on November 26, 2011, in which 24 soldiers including one Major and Capt have been martyred and many injured.

He lives to entertain his fans

A tearful George Michael said that his illness was a ‘touch and go’ in a hurriedly arranged press conference on his return to London. He was rushed to a hospital in Vienna while on tour.

Lalin’s Column: ‘Bye Bye Miss American Pie’ (or Deutschland schnitzel) - Killinochchi to Sri Kotha

DB-Dead and buried. The rumpus at Sri Kotha on 19 Dec 2011 made sure that the last line in the chorus of the above song ‘’This’ll be the day I die’ had rung true for all acolytes and promoters of the USA in SL. One of its leaders was proudly called Yankee Dickey.

The LLRC report and beyond; A golden opportunity to advance reconciliation

The long awaited report of the Sri Lankan Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) has been made public by President Mahinda Rajapaksa by presenting it in the Parliament. As expected, the report has received a mixed reception, with favourable responses from several local media outlets, including some who have expressed “surprise” that the Commission has reported as they have done.

Would a unified Tamil political movement be a double edged sword?

Minister Douglas Devananda has called for all Tamil political parties in Sri Lanka to unite, possibly into a Tamil political umbrella group.

US presidential election

US presidential election is all about Israel and not about America. Elections in other countries center around the problems in the country concerned but in America the candidate has to prove or at least show how close he is to Israel to have any chance of winning or at least obtaining nomination to be a candidate.

Egyptians go to poll

Lots of Egyptians are confused because there are lots of candidates from so many parties. The election law is highly complicated, which causes difficulties especially in a country with a high illiteracy rate. The complete election process for various houses will take roughly three and a half months, with the full house of parliament convening for the first time in March.

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