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File - Rescuers carry the body of one of the victims of a boat that sank off Java island after it was found washed ashore on a beach, in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013.
Asylum Seeker   Australia Politics   Human Rights   Photos   Wikipedia: Asylum in Australia
 Al Jazeera 
Lost at sea: Australia's refugees
- With one boat carrying Sri Lankan asylum seekers sent back and a second stuck in legal limbo on the high seas, Australia finds itself in uncharted waters on the divisive issue of refugees.... (photo: AP)
File - A rescuer carries a child after a boat carrying asylum seekers sank off Java island, in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Rescuers were searching Wednesday for dozens of asylum seekers still believed missing after their boat sank in Indonesian waters on the way to Australia.
Asylum Seeker   Australia Politics   Human Rights   Photos   Wikipedia: Asylum in Australia
 BBC News 
Australia asylum: Why is it controversial?
On 7 July Australia confirmed it had returned 41 asylum seekers intercepted at sea to Sri Lankan authorities, after an on-water screening process. That incident has renewed international concern over... (photo: AP)
Sri Lanka Retreat  China Daily 
Chinese tourists to Sri Lanka jump 137.2%
COLOMBO - Chinese tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka in the first six months of 2014 jumped a significant 137.2 percent to 52,230 compared to 22,023 in the same period last year, latest data... (photo: WN / Periasamy)
China   Photos   Srilanka   Tourism   Wikipedia: Sri Lanka
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay delivers her last opening statement to the Human Rights Council, 10 June, 2014.  Al Jazeera 
UN inquiry team on Sri Lanka war crime named
- The UN high commissioner for human rights, Navi Pillay, has appointed Sandra Beidas, a high ranking official with the Office of the High Commission for Human Rights (OHCHR), to coordinate... (photo: UN / Jean-Marc Ferré)
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UN concerned at Malaysia exiling 3 men accused of trying to revive Tamil Tiger rebels The Siasat Daily
UN concerned at Malaysia exiling 3 men accused of trying to revive Tamil Tiger rebels
London, May 29: The United Nations (UN) have said that it is concerned at Malaysia banishing three men, who were accused of trying to revive the Tamil Tiger rebel group... (photo: UN/UN)
Malaysia   Photos   Tamil   UNHCR   Wikipedia: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Narendra Modi - Chief Minister of Gujarat, India The Siasat Daily
Rajnikanth congratulates Modi for his 'historic' win
May 16: Superstar Rajnikanth today greeted BJP leader Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa for their parties' impressive performance in the Lok... (photo: WN / Aruna Mirasdar)
Bollywood   Government   Photos   Superstar   Wikipedia: Rajinikanth
Indian Home Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram addresses a press conference at the Congress party headquarters in New Delhi, India, Thursday, April 2, 2009. Chidambaram Thursday called on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani to brief him on intelligence alerts about political leaders being targeted by terrorist groups during election campaigning. Newstrack India
Chidambaram differs with government stance on vote on Sri Lanka
Tweet New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Finance Minister P.Chidambaram Monday differed with the Indian government's stand to abstain from voting on a UN human rights council... (photo: AP / Manish Swarup)
Delhi   HumanRights   Photos   UN   Wikipedia: P. Chidambaram
Press conference by  the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to launch a new report on child marriage. Speakers will include Mr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The Hindu
Tutu calls for international probe in Sri Lanka
Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa and other human rights campaigners have urged the United Nations Human Rights Council to commit to an independent international... (photo: UN / Paulo Filgueiras)
Africa   Desmond Tutu   Photos   Sri Lanka   Wikipedia: Desmond Tutu
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh meeting the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa, on the sidelines of the third Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), at Nay Pyi Taw, in Myanmar on March 04, 2014. Newstrack India
Manmohan Singh meets Sri Lanka President in Myanmar
Tweet Naypyidaw, March 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday met Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, on the sidelines... (photo: PIB of India)
Manmohan Singh   Myanmar   Photos   Sri Lanka   Wikipedia: India–Sri Lanka relations
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh addressing at the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of the University Grants Commission, in New Delhi on December 28, 2013. Headlines India
PM to meet Sheikh Hasina, Mahinda Rajapaksa on BIMSTEC sideline
New Delhi, Feb 26: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet the prime minister of Bangladesh and the president of Sri Lanka during the BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative... (photo: PIB of India)
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