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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1737

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Blast in Parachinar: Curb Terrorism through Military Courts

According to officials of Parachinar authorities and media reposts at least 25 people killed and more than 87 injured in a remote controlled blast at the Sabzi Mandi (vegetable market) in Kurram Agency's Parachinar area at 8:50 am morning of Saturday (January of 21, 2017).

Blast in Parachinar: Curb Terrorism through Military Courts
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Jallikattu: Tamil Nadu Assembly in India passes bill revoking judicial ban order!

Tamil Nadu in India has witnessed a youth led agitation to restore the jallikattu as part of Pongal festivities. This popular move reminds of anti-corruption movement led by Arvind Kejriwal-Anna Hazare in New Delhi that sought Lokpal Bill to check corruption in high offices.

Police clearing the Marina beach of protesters
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Trump meets press, condemns leak of fake news by spy agencies!

Ready to assume power on Jan 20 at White House as its legal custodian, President-elect Donald Trump met the press on January 1, accusing US intelligence agencies of leaking allegations that Russia has compromising material on him. "That's something that Nazi Germany would have done," Trump said while replying to unsubstantiated allegations that his election team colluded with Russia and there were salacious videos of his private life.

Trump meets press, condemns leak of fake news by spy agencies!
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President: School children are the real messengers in fulfilling social responsibilities for sustainable development

President Maithripala Sirisena says school children are the most realistic messengers in the process of fulfilling the social responsibility and duties to attain the sustainable development.

President: School children are the real messengers in fulfilling social responsibilities for sustainable development
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Trump becomes the 45th president despite boycotts and protests

It is only in America one who loses the election by not less than 2.5 million popular votes can be declared the winner, thanks to the ‘Electoral College’.

Trump becomes the 45th president despite boycotts and protests
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Whither Our Beloved Mother Lanka?

Over the past Two years Sri Lanka has been witnessing dramatic events in the socio-political and economic continuum. What we comprehend today are - the elected members of parliament are no less than a paragon of inconsistency and hypocrisy.

Wimal Weerawansa with a few of his family members - a file photo
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UNP into the Sin Bin

After 35 years, PM Ranil Wickramasinghe (RW) apologized for the burning of the Jaffna Library during the rule of the UNP in 1981. Thus was the UNP sent into the sin bin? It had maintained ‘Omerta’ about its guilt strewn path. They were no referees, self appointed or not before so no red cards had followed for repeated offences either.

Ranil Wickramasinghe
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Urged to implement recommendations of Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms - Global Tamil Forum

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) welcomes the recommendations of the Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms (CTF) released on January 3, 2017 and calls on the Sri Lankan government to fully implement these recommendations.

Urged to implement recommendations of Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms - Global Tamil Forum
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Sangaree laments his words of caution goes unnoticed

The General Secretary of the Tamil United Liberation Front V. Anandasangaree laments that he has not been taken seriously by anyone eventhough he is a man with 60 years of political experience in this country.

Sangaree laments  his words of caution goes unnoticed
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Bangladeshi Hindus from evacuees to stateless citizens (1971-2016) Part Three

In other words, India had decided to realize by the use of force two of its strategic aims at the same time: alleviate the refugee burden and create a friendly neighbouring state. However, war became the obvious solution only at the end of a long process, during which India’s policy had to take into account other factors, such as ‘Great power politics’.

A Relief Camp in West Bengal 1971
Bangladeshi Hindus from evacuees to stateless citizens (1971-2016) Part Three
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