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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2042

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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Donald Trump’s Asia tour: North Korea top on agenda!

As the longest tour of Asia by a US president in 25 years, US President Donald Trump has embarked on a 12-day trip to Asia starting on Friday the 3rd November during which he would five countries: Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. In his shuttle diplomatic voyage, President Trump is expected to show a united front with South Korea and Japan while pressing China to take a stronger line with Pyongyang.

US President Donald Trump on Asia Tour
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Japan: Abe sweeps bypoll !

As Japanese voters have given him the fresh endorsement he wanted, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has swept to a comfortable victory in a snap election on Sunday, handing him a mandate to harden his already hawkish stance on North Korea and re-energies the world’s number-three economy.

Japan: Abe sweeps bypoll !
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Applied health research for making systems work for all is vital to #endTB

"Excellence in health means devoting your life to ending poverty" said physician and comedian Patch Adams many years ago, but these words have gained even more relevance in the current context and development paradigm.

Applied health research for making systems work for all is vital to #endTB
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The United States fully supports those working to build a reconciled Sri Lanka - Thomas A. Shannon

US Under Secretary for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., commended Sri Lanka on its courageous decision to commit to a process of reform that promotes greater equality and prosperity for Sri Lankans regardless of ethnicity or religion.

Thomas A. Shannon Jr.
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Finalizing the contents of the 2018 Budget

Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Finance & Mass Media is finalizing the contents of the 2018 Budget with Dr.R.S.H.Samaratunga, Secretary to the Ministry of Finance & Mass Media at the Minister's residence...Rainbows' End

 Finalizing the contents of the 2018 Budget
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Mary Kom Wins Championships gold in Vietnam

Mary Kom defeated Korea's Kim Hyang Mi in the final clash at Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. She returned to her favorite 48-kg category and emerged victorious after five years.

Mary Kom  Wins  Championships gold in Vietnam
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Four Indian fishermen arrested off Delft

Sri Lanka Navy personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command, on routine patrol, apprehended on Tuesday 4 Indian fishermen hailing from Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai, along with a fishing trawler for poaching in the Sri Lankan territorial waters West of Delft Island in the early hours of yesterday (07).

Four Indian fishermen arrested off Delft
Four Indian fishermen arrested off Delft
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WeAre2030: Youth Dialogue and Incubation Programme Begins

‘#WeAre2030: Youth Dialogue and Incubation Programme,’ a youth dialogue bringing 350+ young people from across the country began yesterday at the BMICH.

Niroshan Perera, State Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs
Mr. Jorn Sorensen, Country Director UNDP Sri Lanka
Ms. Saumya Perera, Head of Sustainable Business and Communication, Unilever
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