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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2038

23 Indian fishermen arrested for fishing illegally in Pakistan's waters

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PSMA) in its report arrested 23 30fishermen and impounded four boats after they were found violating territorial water limits of country, read a statement issued on Sunday.

Arrested Indian Fishermen in a police station in Karachi
Arrested Indian fishermen eat lunch at a police station in Karachi.
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Saudi Arabia vs Iran: has Sunni-Shia rivalry taken a turn for the worse?

The dramatic – and unprecedented – resignation of Saad Harriri, the Lebanese Prime Minister, in Riyadh, the Saudi capital, rather than his home country, coincided with two major events in the Middle East in the last few days, in the ascending order of anxiety for the wider world.

Saudi Arabia vs Iran: has Sunni-Shia rivalry taken a turn for the worse?
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UNCTAD to support Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review in Sri Lanka

Secretary General of the United National Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Dr. Mikhisa Kituyi has assured the Minister of Science, Technology and Research Susil Premajayantha that the UNCTAD stands ready to assist with Sri Lanka’s Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review (STIP) and to explore modalities of technical assistance and a strategy for mobilizing the funding required.

UNCTAD to support Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review in Sri Lanka
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Judge Moore and Joseph the Carpenter ain’t the same!

As President Trump is visiting Southeast Asia, another Republican is making the headlines in the US news media. He is Roy S. Moore, a 70-year old former Alabama state judge best known for being twice elected to and twice removed from the Alabama Supreme Court.

Judge Moore and Joseph the Carpenter ain’t the same!
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India vs Sri Lanka 2017 Tour: Complete schedule

Virat Kohli and Co. are all set to lock their horns with the Sri Lanka Lions, in a series commencing from November 16.However, the Board of Control For Cricket in India has denied staging any matches in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

India vs Sri Lanka 2017 Tour: Complete schedule
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Sri Lanka’s military aren’t ready to be peacekeepers

Given Sri Lanka’s history in Haiti, its treatment of Tamils on the island, and its history of impunity, its soldiers should not be allowed to wear the blue helmet, writes Liberal MP Gary Anandasangaree.

Sri Lankan army commandos march during an Independence Day celebration in Colombo.  (AP)
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Brigadier General Rick Uribe Calls On Chief Of Defence Staff

Deputy Commanding General, of the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command in Baghdad, Brigadier General Rick A. Uribe, USMC, met with the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne yesterday, 11th November, 2017.

Brigadier General Rick Uribe Calls On  Chief Of Defence Staff
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Justice eludes for Assam’s journo-victims

For more than one reason, India remains a hazardous place for hardliner journalists irrespective of the regimes in power at the national or province capitals.

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US state to resume prisoner executions after 20 years

The death penalty will resume in Nebraska for the first time in 20 years, with the US state planning to execute a convicted killer using a new, untested combination of drugs.

Nebraska intends to use a new drug protocol for prisoner executions which could prompt legal challenges, especially from death penalty opponents
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British High Commission on integration and reconciliation initiatives in Sri Lanka

The 2018 budget proposal incorporates many reconciliation focused interventions with very clear focused on the North and East Districts will be of much significance in bringing the reconciliation initiatives such as 50,000 housing projects, road rehabilitation, Myliddy fisheries harbor interventions, Atchuvely industrial estate, rehabilitation economic centre in the Northern Province, Economically integrated ex- combatants and support for the disable women will contribute significantly to make the National integration a reality.

British High Commission on integration and reconciliation initiatives in Sri Lanka
British High Commission on integration and reconciliation initiatives in Sri Lanka
British High Commission on integration and reconciliation initiatives in Sri Lanka
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Is Israel indeed losing its hold over USA?

Israel owes entirely to USA its existence as a fanatic fascist outfit inside Palestine in Mideast, for, the USA willingly shields it from punishment for its crimes against humanity by using its veto on the UN.

  Is Israel indeed losing its hold over USA?
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EU Foreign Ministers Urged To Pressure Burmese Authorities To End Crimes Against Rohingya

As EU Foreign Ministers meet on 13 November to discuss the continuing humanitarian and human rights crisis in Rakhine State, Burma, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is calling for action to pressure Burma’s authorities to end the violence.

EU Foreign Ministers Urged To Pressure Burmese Authorities To End Crimes Against Rohingya
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Canadian Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in Sri Lanka

A delegation from the Canadian branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association is in Sri Lanka for a three day visit. The multiparty delegation’s presence will strengthen bonds with an important Commonwealth partner with which Canada has deep and longstanding, economic, social and people-to-people ties.

Meeting with Hon Prime Minister 1
Canadian Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in Sri Lanka
Canadian Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in Sri Lanka
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Latha Walpola, Nightingale of Sri Lanka, completes 70 years in her career as a female singer

Latha Walpola, the greatest Living Legend of playback singing behind Sinhala Silver Screen, the golden voice ever created with Deshamanya Title, the second highest National Award, completes 70 years this year 2017 in her career in singing. This is a remarkable milestone in her life arguably as the longest Living Legend. The best appropriate time to write this article would be on her 83rd birthday which falls on November 11, 2017.

Latha Walpola, Nightingale of Sri Lanka, completes 70 years in her career as a female singer
Latha Walpola, Nightingale of Sri Lanka, completes 70 years in her career as a female singer
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