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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2096

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Dr. Shurhozelie lambasted District Administration for not permitting them to hold “peaceful dharna” asking them to arrest or fire him first if they want

NPF Central Youth Wing went ahead with their planned “Indefinite dharna” here at the side of Civil Secretariat on Monday despite District Administration’s disallowing them to hold it.

Dr  Shurhozelie NPF President speaking at the dharna
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India’s Media War

An interesting war is going on between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Indian National Congress on social media. This time the Congress seems to have learnt from the 2014 debacle and a sizable army is continuously firing on BJP from close range. The BJP's troll army is losing ground and getting serious injuries in both Twitter and Facebook fronts.

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Daft Twerp Trump

Thanks to the POTUS the politics in the USA is heating up once again. Twelve days after four Americans were killed on Oct. 4 in an ambush in Niger, Mr. Trump called the widow of Sergeant La David T. Johnson and said that her husband “knew what he signed up for,” referring to the soldier only as “your guy,” according to Sergeant Johnson’s mother and a Democratic congresswoman, who both listened to the call.

Daft Twerp Trump
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A final goodbye to King Bhumibo

On Oct. 26, the body of Thailand’s late king, Bhumibol Adulyadej, will be cremated, signaling the complete end of a magical era. For months, the Thai government has prepared for an event of the century — a royal funeral. The cost of Bhumibol’s funeral is estimated at $90 million.

King  Bhumibol Adulyadej
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Sushma Swaraj ji: a breath of fresh air in the Indian sub-continent

Smt. Sushma Swaraj, the Union Minister for External Affairs in India, is no stranger to displaying her compassion, whenever the needs of humanity emerge in the murky waters of world politics throughout her political career.

Sushma Swaraj ji: a breath of fresh air in the Indian sub-continent
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SLFP to fight it out for morsels left in plates

Sri Lanka Freedom Party and the Sri Lanka Podujana Perumuna have decided to fight it out in the Jaffna district, to whatever morsels left in the plates.

SLFP to fight it out for morsels left in plates
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'What a brave nation': heroic bus driver hails SL cricketers on return to Pakistanr

Driver Meher Muhammad Khalil became a hero when militants attacked the Sri Lankan cricket team bus on a busy street in Lahore in 2009, holding his nerve under gunfire to whisk them to safety.

This photograph taken on October 8,2017 shows bus driver Meher Mohamed Khalil, who drove the Sri Lankan cricket to safety when it came under a gun and a grenade attack by the militants in March 2009.
 Khalil visit the site
Khalil plays with his son at the site of the attack in Lahore
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Call by Pakistan Foreign Secretary on the President of Sri Lanka

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized the need for further expanding economic relations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. He made this statement when Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Ms. Tehmina Janjua called on him at the Presidential Secretariat today (October 17).

Call by Pakistan Foreign Secretary on the President of Sri Lanka
Call by Pakistan Foreign Secretary on the President of Sri Lanka
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The new trend of electing young leaders

When a government servant celebrates his sixtieth birthday, he sees yet another party is in progress in his department and that is to say goodbye to him.

Meet the 31-year-old  Sebastian Kurz, conservative, elected  to become Austria’s new chancellor
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Book Review: Islam & Muslims in the 21st Century by Abdus Sattar Ghazali (2017)

In 1978 Professor Edward Said’s book –‘Orientalism’ – was published. It was a groundbreaking critique of the West's historical, cultural, and political perceptions of the East by the (late) Columbia University professor.

Book Review: Islam & Muslims in the 21st Century by Abdus Sattar Ghazali (2017)
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