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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2429

Former Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga was arrested by the Colombo Crime Division

Former Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga was arrested by the Colombo Crime Division (CCD) a short while ago over the yesterday’s shooting incident at the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) premises in Dematagoda which left 1 dead and 2 injured.

Former Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga was arrested by the Colombo Crime Division
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Sudarshan Graduate Fellowship at UT-A soon

Tributes were paid to the memory of distinguished scientist Dr ECG Sudarshan at a gathering of the University of Texas Professors, friends and family in Chinmaya Mission, Austin, Texas on Oct 27 to celebrate the life of Dr. ECG Sudarshan who died on May 14 this year.

Dr ECG Sudarshan
Sam Kannappan addressing the gathering
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One Person Died in Shooting

One person is dead after Petroleum Minister Arjun Ranatunga’s bodyguard opened fire in Colombo, amidst political crisis in Sri Lanka, reported AFP.

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Looming Sanctions against Iran in Two Weeks: no respite for Iran from the crisis of its regional rival

As Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil producer, is fighting its corner in the wake of the death of a dissident journalist, the heightened, global consequences that stem from the set of sanctions to be imposed on Iran, the theological arch-rival of the former, have been somewhat eclipsed by the new geo-political developments.

Looming Sanctions against Iran in Two Weeks: no respite for Iran from the crisis of its regional rival
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Letter From America - World Disorder: Reform at the UN needed

The United Nations Organization, like the League of Nations before, was conceived for the noble purpose of ending wars between nations. Yet, we have witnessed, almost non-stop, one war after another. Since the end of the Second World War in 1945 there have been some 250 major wars in which over 50 million people have been killed, tens of millions made homeless, and countless millions injured and bereaved.

Letter From America - World Disorder: Reform at the UN needed
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RAW Behind Killing of NDS / CIA Operatives in Kandhar

On October 18th, Kandahar’s Governor, Afghanistan’s powerful Police Chief Abdul Raziq and NDS Provincial Chief Abdul Mohmin along with two others died in an insider attack. This attack left the power vacuum in the Sothern Province of Afghanistan.

Mahmood Khan Achakzai with General Abdul Razzaq (Late)
Killing of NDS and CIA Operatives in Kandahar
Gen. Raziq’s brother appointed as new police chief
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AIADMK MLAs Case Verdict: Disqualification of 18 rebel MLAs was upheld by Madras High Court

The Madras High Court upheld the disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs on Thursday, who had last year revolted against Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami.

High Courts Upholds Disqualifications Of 18 MLAs
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WHO prioritized AMR: A key issue tackled through multi-sectoral partnership

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a multi-sectoral problem affecting human and animal health, agriculture, as well as the global environment and trade. Clean water, sustainable food production and poverty alleviation are but a few of the challenges it poses.

WHO prioritized AMR: A key issue tackled through multi-sectoral partnership
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Audience with Pope

Audience took place on last Wednesday * 10th Oct 2018. Holy Father invited the group for a photo at the behest of the Cardinal.

Audience with Pope
Audience with Pope
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