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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1529

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Exclusive: " Will of God is Stronger Than US Weaponry."
By - Mohammed Alkhereiji - Arab News War Correspondent Amman, April 01: There are over 40,000 Iraqi exiles already in Jordan, but since the start of the war it has become obvious that predictions of thousands more arriving as refugees were Iraqi gross miscalculations. What in fact appears to be h...
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16 die in China mine blast
Beijing, March 31: Gas exploded inside a coal mine in northeastern China, killing at least 16 people and leaving 10 others missing, a mine official said Monday. The blast at the state-owned Mengjiagou coal mine in Fushun, an industrial city in Liaoning province, happened Sunday evening and rescue...
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Iraq: Feigning Civilian Status Violates the Laws of War
New York, March 31:– Feigning civilian or noncombatant status to deceive the enemy is a violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch said today. On March 29 at a U.S. military roadblock near Najaf, an Iraqi noncommissioned officer reportedly posing as a taxi driver detonated a car bomb that ki...
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Saddam is alive and in full command: Tariq Aziz
Washington, April 01: President Saddam Hussein is alive and well and in total command of his country, Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz told ABC NEWS in an exclusive interview on Sunday. He told Richard Engel of the US television network that there would be more suicide attacks, one of the means t...
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Myanmar: Gems Emporium sales strong
By Aung Kyaw Tha Yangon, March 24 - 30: Sales at 40th annual Myanmar Gems Emporium have been brisk, totalling US$14.5 million after the first three days of trading, according to an official from the organising body, Myan-ma Gems Enterprise. "We are hopeful that after the full nine days trading t...
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U.S. says it has great confidence in Sri Lanka
The Island- April 01: Deputy US Trade Representative Jon Huntsman said last week that US had great confidence in Sri Lanka, and was taking its economic relations with the country very seriously". Ambassador Huntsman made this observations when he addressed an Investment Roundtable hosted by the US...
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Norwegians as facilitators in Iraq
By Sama Samaraganasinghe in Oslo The Island - April 01: The Norwegians who are facilitators of the Sri Lanka peace process have been called in by the United Nations to mediate in the Iraq war to bring about a negotiated settlement according to well informed sources in Norway. They gained much re...
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Monitors want LTTE to avoid unauthorised cadre movement
by Kalinga Weerakkody The Island - April 01: The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) has strongly recommended to the LTTE not to make armed Tiger movements in the night either in unauthorised places or high security zones, controlled by the Sri Lankan security forces and has strictly informed the...
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ABBL participates in Bangladesh Trade Fair in Yangon
Dhaka, April 01: A 4-day long Bangladesh Trade Fair in Yangon has concluded in Myanmar recently. Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia inaugurated the fair. Among other companies.of Bangladesh, Arab Bangladesh Bank Ltd also took part in the fair. AB Bank Ltd has a representative office in Myanmar, acco...
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Bangla-Thai move to boost export-import trade
Dhaka, April 01: A high-powered Bangladesh trade delegation will visit Thailand in May to ensure greater market access of Bangladeshi products in that country. It will also invite Thai investment in Bangladesh in areas that have already been identified by both sides. The disclosure was made at a m...
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Myanmar: Limited human rights improvements -- serious concerns persist
London April 01: Almost two months after its first-ever visit to Myanmar, Amnesty International welcomed some limited improvements in the human rights situation, but at the same time expressed disappointment that other urgent steps have not yet been taken by the State Peace and Development Counc...
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Bill Gates Foundation gives $60 mn for AIDS research
Washington, (IANS), April 01: An organisation funded by Microsoft chairman Bill Gates has donated $60 million for developing a gel that can prevent the spread of AIDS among women in developing countries. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation gave the sum to the International Partnership for Micr...
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Iraq says bus carrying foreign activists attacked
Washington, April 1, (Kyodo News): Iraq said Tuesday that U.S. warplanes attacked two buses bringing European and American peace activists to Baghdad from Jordan, injuring many of them, while U.S. aerial bombardment has killed dozens since Monday. Iraqi Information Minister Mohammed Saeed al-Sahh...
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Airports alerted to screen pneumonia infected passengers
New Delhi, (pti), April 01: Government has alerted all airports in the country to screen passengers coming into the country from the places where the incidence of mysterious pneumonia have been reported. "Authorities have been asked to keep a close watch on passengers coming from 15 countries whe...
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Vehicle explodes outside UK embassy in Tehran, killing driver
London, (PTI), April 01: A pick-up truck crashed into the compound wall of the British embassy in Tehran and exploded, killing the driver but injuring no one inside the building. "Somebody drove a vehicle at the British Embassy in Tehran and whatever it was exploded. The driver was killed but nob...
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Iraq war: Global backlash against human rights
London, March 30: Human rights abuses connected to the war on Iraq have not been limited to that country -- the war's impact on human rights has been seen in many countries around the world, Amnesty International declared today as it released its report In the shadow of war: backlash against human...
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6 allied soldiers killed, 15 injured
Baghdad, March 31: US troops dug in south of Baghdad on Sunday, preparing to wait for weeks before resuming their advance on Saddam Hussein’s capital, while Iraq warned that 4,000 Arab suicide bombers were ready to fight the invasion. US officers and soldiers in some units in the field south of Ba...
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Over 2 lakh years old fossilized skull found
Thiruvananthapuram, (PTI), March 30: A well-fossilised human skull, dating back to over two lakh years, has been found from within ferricrete at a site near Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu, in a geo-archaeological exploration conducted at the site. Besides being one of the oldest hominid fossi...
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Another attack on US forces, Iraq vows more suicide bombings
Dubai, (PTI), March 30: A day after four American soldiers were killed in a suicide bombing in Iraq, an attacker today drove a truck into a group of American soldiers at a base in Kuwait injuring at least 15 of them even as Baghdad vowed more suicide hits, claiming 4000 Arab volunteers were read...
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Rise in number of journalists behind bars in 2002: report
New York, March 30 The number of journalists behind bars rose sharply in 2002, while heightened awareness of journalist safety and a decline in the number of global conflicts last year contributed to a decrease in the number of journalists killed for their work, according to the Committee to Pro...
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