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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 883

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The SAARC University Begins First Academic Session

The eight nations vision of a University, South Asian University (SAU) has formally commenced its operation on Thursday, with the start of its first academic session.

SAARC ministers urges fullest cooperation against terrorism

Terrorism poses a serious threat to the peace and security of the region and concern at the continuing scourge of terrorism afflicting the region which has caused extensive loss of human life, destruction and damage to property.

Maldives in brief : Maldivians fighting in Pakistan-Afghanistan border; Dead in Waziristan conflict

Nearly 10 Maldivians have died in Waziristan conflict and another 100 are fighting in Pakistan-Afghanistan border, President Mohamed Nasheed said warning his people against religious extremism.

Maldives : Status of women and children deteriorating- laments DRP

The main Opposition Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party (DRP) today lamented the deteriorating status of women in the Maldives whilst urging a speedy conclusion to the ongoing probe into under-age concubines.

Afghanistan set Nov. 07 for run-off election

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai agreed Tuesday to submit to a run-off election on Nov. 7 after Afghanistan's election commission ordered a second-round vote.

Maldives: Conclusive report into child concubines soon- Police

Two months long police investigations into alleged incidents of under-age concubines where children have been kept as sex slaves by religious extremists will conclude soon.

Against Emissions: Maldives Signs Memo inside the Sea

Badly threatened by the casual attitude displayed by world powers in containing the terrific climate change issue, the island Maldives government has embarked upon several measures to face the climate disorder issue head on.

Maldives In brief : Maldives cabinet set to dive today, then to ride the city in bicycles

The Maldives cabinet is set to dive today to sign a key resolution underwater in a symbolic move, ahead of the Copenhagen summit on climate change.

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