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Protect the Burmese: An appeal to UN Security Council

[b]Protect the Burmese: An appeal to UN Security Council[/b]

[b]Bangkok, 09 August, (Asiantribune.com):[/b]The National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma, the Burmese Government in exile of the National League for Democracy (NLD), opposition political party led by democracy icon and the Nobel prize laureate for peace, indomitable Aung San Suu Kyi, has urged all Burmese living abroa

LTTE attacked JVP office to kill MP -- Police

While hundreds of protesters marched against the LTTE attack on the JVP office in Kantale, near Trincomalee, the arrested LTTE cadre involved in the attack had confessed to the Police that he was ordered by LTTE’s Kattaparichchan Intelligence Leader Niroshan to kill the JVP MP, Jayantha Wijesekera, who was in office at the time.

Pak-UK to sign extradition treaty soon

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan and Britain will sign extradition treaty soon which is in final stages to handover the individuals required by the Courts of each country.

JVP calls on government to restore democratic rights

By Sugeeswara Senadhira – Bureau Chief, Asian Tribune, Colombo

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuns (JVP) condemned the Tamil rebel attack on JVP office in Trincomalee and urged the government to restore democratic rights of the people in the north and east. Addressing a press conference, JVP leaders said that the cowardly attack on its political office was carried out by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

Six party talks will resume on August 29

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

After 13 days
marathon fourth round of the six party talks on the
nuclear issue of the Korean Peninsula, the six party
delegations agreed Sunday to have three week recess
and restart the talks on August 29.

LTTE blocks Sri Lankan Premier’s proposed visit to Christian shrine

By Sugeeswara Senadhira – Bureau Chief, Asian Tribune, Colombo

The Tamil rebels do not favor Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse’s proposed visit to the sacred Catholic shrine at Madhu in the rebel controlled north. The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) did not favour the proposed visit when Bishop of Mannar Rev. Royappu Joseph informed them about the Prime Minister’s desire to visit the shrine in Madhu located in the Mannar district, on August 15 for the annual feast. Post your opinion

Pak, India agree to toe with ceasefire in Kashmir

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan and India have reaffirmed their commitment to uphold the ongoing ceasefire in Kashmir and implement the 1991 agreement between the two countries on air space violations in letter and spirit.

Deputy Minister denounced for his racial slur.

Buddhika Weerasinghe from Colombo

More than five thousand upcountry plantation workers, leaders of the political parties and trade unions jointly participated on Monday evening in a massive demonstration in front of the Colombo Fort Railway Station against Mervyn Silva, Deputy Minister of Labor Relations and Foreign Employment, over his recent racial slurs directed against the Tamils of the Indian origin.

Pak PM leaves on six-day visit to Japan, Hong Kong

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz left Islamabad on a six-day official visit to Japan and Hong Kong on Monday.

Protect the Burmese: An appeal to UN Security Council

The National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma, the Burmese Government in exile of the National League for Democracy (NLD), opposition political party led by democracy icon and the Nobel prize laureate for peace, indomitable Aung San Suu Kyi, has urged all Burmese living abroad to appeal individually and in groups to all 15 members of the UN Security Council to protect the people of Burma.Post your opinion

LTTE blocks Sri Lankan Premier’s proposed visit to Christian

[b]LTTE blocks Sri Lankan Premier’s proposed visit to Christian shrine [/b]

By Sugeeswara Senadhira – Bureau Chief, Asian Tribune, Colombo

[b]Colombo, 09 August, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The Tamil rebels do not favor Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse’s proposed visit to the sacred Catholic shrine at Madhu in the rebel controlled north.

Indian opposition bays for the scalp of a federal Minister

From M Rama Rao - Reporting from New Delhi

Suddenly political climate in India’s capital has heated up with the opposition baying for the blood of some leading lights of ruling Congress party.


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