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Port of Spain is the venue for the 21st Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Leaders from 51 nations assemble in the Caribbean for the meeting. The summit opened with a stern warning from Queen Elizabeth on the need for action on climate change.

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Time To Do More: Almas Jiwani To Commonwealth Heads Of State
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ATCO Australia Continues Support of Indigenous Culture Through New Nomad Two Worlds Project
ATCO Australia's partnership with Nomad Two Worlds and renowned Nyoongar artist Tjyllyungoo (Lance Chadd) will continue with a new world-first art project capturing the cultural significance of the Porongurup Ranges, one of the most sacred Indigenous sites in the south-west of Western Australia.

Military operations 'not a sustainable solution' for militancy problem: Gilani
Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that military operations are not a sustainable solution to end militancy, as the political process had to be initiated to bring peace.

US demand from Pakistan to 'do more' against ground realities: Hina Khar
The United States' demand from Pakistan to "do more" in the fight against terrorism is against ground realities, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said.

Commonwealth leaders branded 'disgrace' for refusing to publish human rights report
The Commonwealth leaders have been labelled a "disgrace" for refusing to publish a critical human rights report.

US has no permission to launch drone strikes in Pakistan: Gilani
There is no permission given to the United States to launch any drone strike inside Pakistan's territory, Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has categorically said.

Winning 2018 Commonwealth Games bid will be 'life-changing event for Sri anka': Rajapaksa
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said winning the bids for hosting the 2018 Commonwealth Games would be a 'life-changing event' for his nation.

Oz Tamils demand Rajapaksa's arrest in Perth over Sri Lankan war crimes
Tamil protestors in Perth, Australia, have demanded that visiting Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa should be arrested and charged with war crimes over atrocities in his country that eventually led to the defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in 2009.

Gillard raises concerns over Sri Lanka's investigation of war crimes
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said that her government wants Sri Lanka to deal with alleged human rights abuses committed during the with the Tamil Tigers.

India's civil nuke program not dependent on Australian uranium: Rudd
Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd has said that his country's ruling Labor Party's ban on selling uranium to India isn't holding back that country's civil nuclear program.

Ex-Oz PM Fraser backs call for Sri Lanka war crimes investigation
Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser has supported calls for an international investigation into allegations of widespread war crimes during the civil war between the Sri Lankan government and the Tamil Tigers.

Rajapaksa charged over Sri Lankan war crimes in Oz court
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been charged with war crimes in a Melbourne court over the civil war in his country.

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