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Ensure the human rights of those in the North and East: President Kumaratunga
Colombo, Jan. 01: ”The guns of war have certainly fallen silent and that is a victory for all of us. The cessation of hostilities has brought relief to all sections of the society. We do know however that the absence of war is not peace. We have yet to trek a long distance to achieve a stable peac...
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Sri Lanka to review military alongside peace
By Chamath Ariyadasa Colombo,(Reuters) Jan. 1: Sri Lanka said on Wednesday it planned to restructure its military if a peace process with Tamil Tiger guerrillas that has led to an end to nearly two decades of ethnic war takes hold. Defence Minister Tilak Marapane said in a statement that a committ...
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National museum opens refurbished area of Thai history exhibition
Bangkok, Jan 1 (TNA): The Fine Arts Department opened the Gallery of Thai History this month after the 2-year restoration. The permanent exhibition entitled “Thai History” was established in 1982 at Sivamokhapiman Hall to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Bangkok foundation. The first exhibition...
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Daily News: Ankara, Washington and the Kurds establish joint committee
Jan. 01:The leader of the Kurdistani National Federation has unveiled that Turkish officials agreed to found a joint committee with the Iraqi Kurds and the USA to coordinate policies in case a Gulf war erupts in the region. Al-Talibani added in an exclusive interview with the Turkish daily Daily N...
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Cloning Myths Distort Reality
New York (Reuters), Dec. 31: The claim that a human being has been cloned for the first time has fueled concern that science fiction is about to become reality. But scientists dismissed popular myths about cloning this week, saying that images of an exact human replica or an army of identical march...
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Govt urged to closely monitor possible Mid-East war and deflation
Bangkok, Jan 2 (TNA): The government must closely monitor a possible war in Middle East and deflation this year to prepare itself for the unfavorable situation, which could unavoidably affect the economy, according to Thai Farmers Research Center. In a report on “2003 Global Economy: War & Defl...
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Britain concerned about harassment reported in Myanmar
London,(AP) Jan. 01: - Britain voiced "deep concern" Wednesday over reports that Myanmar's military rulers are harassing supporters of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Foreign Office minister Mike O'Brien called on the ruling junta — the State Peace and Development Council — to enter into seriou...
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51 per cent wanted Aung San Suu Kyi named honorary Britons
London, Jan. 01 In a vote on who they wanted to see named honorary Britons, 51 percent went for Myanmar's pro-democracy opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who was released from 19 months of house arrest in May. The BBC radio current affairs programme Today, which carried out the poll. Meanwhile,...
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Rebel Leader Captured in Northeast India
Gauhati, India, Jan. 01: - Police arrested a separatist leader in northeastern India on Wednesday, and said his capture would deal a blow to the group he helps control. Dhiren Boro is allegedly vice president of the outlawed National Democratic Front of Boroland, a group fighting for independence...
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Manipur outfits told to stop extortion
Imphal, Jan. 1: The Manipur People's Liberation Front (MPLF) has called on all concerned organisations to discontinue demanding donations and taking "extortions" from public in the name of armed movement from January 15 this year. The MPLF is an umbrella organisation of Manipur's three major insurg...
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Aung San Suu Kyi takes heart from big crowds
January 01, 2003:Burma's Opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, remains cautiously optimistic that political change will come to Burma, following the massive support shown to her, by people across the country this year. The Nobel peace laureate attributed her optimism to the thousands of people who...
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Thamilchelvan slams opponents of the broadcasting equipment in the South
Kilinochchi, Sri Lanka, Jan. 01: The communal forces in the South Sri Lanka are making the import of the broadcasting equipment by the Tigers, a “Frankenstein issue,” alleged SP Thamilchelvan, the head of the Political section of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). He slammed those commun...
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People arrest of rouge Tamil Nadu fishermen
Pooneryn, Sri Lanka, Jan. 02: People and fishermen in Pooneryn arrested nearly 36 rouge fishermen from Tamil Nadu. As usual those Indian fishermen trespassed into Gulf Mannar Sea, the territorial waters of Sri Lanka. It was alleged they were the people responsible for the destroying of fishing net...
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HM urges Thai people to be happy to give in 2003
Bangkok, Jan 2 (TNA): His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej has praised the good moral of Thai people in giving their hands to flood victims over the past year, saying he wishes to see all Thais to continue to give to be happy in the year 2003. His Majesty the King said in his New Year speech deliver...
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Musharrafs statement on nuking India absurd: Fernandes
Patna,(PTI) Jan. 02: Defence Minister George Fernandes today termed as "absurd" the statement of Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf that he was prepared to explode a nuclear-bomb in India had New Delhi launched strikes into Pakistani territory. "Yeh bakwas hai" (it is absurd), Fernandes told rep...
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POTA court takes chargesheet against MDMK leader on file
Chennai, (PTI), Jan. 02: The chargesheet filed by Tamil Nadu police on December 30 against MDMK leader Vaiko and eight others under Prevention of Terrorism Act, for their alleged pro-LTTE speeches at a public meeting in June last year, was taken on file by the designated POTA court at suburban Po...
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Royal praise
Bangkok Jan. 01, 2003: His Majesty the King, in a New Year's speech yesterday, expressed his appreciation for this year's generous donations to the country's flood victims. HM the King said he was delighted to witness people's sense of giving, a virtue, he said, that is characteristic of Thai peopl...
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PM leads New Year countdown at Suphachalasai National Stadium
Bangkok, Jan 1 (TNA): Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra led all Thai people for a grand New Year countdown to welcome the year 2003 at a celebration, organized by the Mass Communication Organization of Thailand (MCOT) and 12 other public and private agencies at the Suphachalasai National Stadium...
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Iran, Russia will not offer Saddam Hussein asylum
Both Iran and Russia yesterday denied news rumored recently by the mass media on the possibility of offering the Iraqi President Saddam Hussein the right of asylum to one of the two countries in order to spare an American war against Iraq. The Iranian foreign minister Kamal Kharazi denied news whic...
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Sexual Strike in Sudan
Translated by Vera Solovieva Former teacher of a Sudan university Samira Akhmed had decided to put an end to the 19-year civil war tearing the country to pieces and declared a sexual strike. “Women have decided they can make their husbands come to a peaceful agreement, if they deprive they of sex....
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