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Sri Lanka nationwide inflation rises to 5.6 percent in October 2019

Sri Lanka nationwide inflation rises to 5.6 percent...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Nov 22: Sri Lanka's nationwide inflation in October 2019 determined under the National Consumer Price Index...

CID Director SSP Abeysekara transferred

CID Director SSP Abeysekara transferred

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Nov 22: Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Director SSP Shani Abeysekara has been transferred today (Nov 21)...

UNP General Secretary rejects claims that Sajith was obstructed from entering Sirikotha

UNP General Secretary rejects claims that Sajith was...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Nov 22: General Secretary of the United National Party Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has rejected claims that...

16 senior police officers receive new appointments and transfers

16 senior police officers receive new appointments and...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Nov 22: Sixteen top police officers have been given new appointments and transfers, with the approval...

Sri Lanka's interim cabinet under new President sworn-in

Sri Lanka's interim cabinet under new President sworn-in

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Nov 22: The interim cabinet of the new government headed by the new President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa...

Ontario teen's vaping injury consistent with 'popcorn lung,' study suggests

Ontario teen's vaping injury consistent with 'popcorn lung,'...

Ottawa (Canada) Nov 22: An Ontario teen who was put on life-support with a severe vaping-related illness may be the...

97 orcas and belugas make the long trip to freedom after release from Russia's 'whale jail'

97 orcas and belugas make the long trip...

Ottawa (Canada) Nov 22: When the world learned last winter about the existence of a watery prison holding dozens of...

'Completely out of control': 15-year-old charged in violent robbery at Winnipeg liquor store

'Completely out of control': 15-year-old charged in violent...

Manitoba (Canada) Nov 22: A 15-year-old boy has been charged in connection with an unprovoked attack on a Winnipeg liquor...

'Just cruel': Halifax police rescinded job offer to daughter of wrongfully convicted man

'Just cruel': Halifax police rescinded job offer to...

Nova Scotia (Canada) Nov 22: As she was fitted for a crisp new uniform in 2017, Amanda Assoun thought her...

SkyTrain workers vote 96.8% in favour of job action but have no immediate plans to strike

SkyTrain workers vote 96.8% in favour of job...

Montreal (Canada) Nov 22: SkyTrain workers have voted 96.8 per cent in favour of job action after months-long negotiations between...

CN strike causing 'emergency' shortages in Quebec's propane supply, Legault says

CN strike causing 'emergency' shortages in Quebec's propane...

Montreal (Canada) Nov 22: Quebec's supply of propane will run out within four days, threatening farmers' ability to dry their...

Trudeau appears open to safe opioid supply proposal in Vancouver, mayor says

Trudeau appears open to safe opioid supply proposal...

Ottawa (Canada) Nov 22: Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appeared open to a proposal from the...

Departmental review finds no 'credible' link between Saudi arms exports and human rights abuses

Departmental review finds no 'credible' link between Saudi...

Ottawa (Canada) Nov 22: Global Affairs Canada says it has found no credible evidence linking Canadian exports of military equipment...

Imran Khan, Trump discuss Afghan peace process, other regional issues during telephonic conversation

Imran Khan, Trump discuss Afghan peace process, other...

Islamabad [Pakistan] Nov 22 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan held a telephonic conversation with United States President Donald Trump...

Awami Action Committee in PoK highlights Pakistan's misrule in Gilgit-Baltistan

Awami Action Committee in PoK highlights Pakistan's misrule...

Gilgit [PoK], Nov 21 (ANI): Leaders of a Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) based party have challenged the Pakistani establishment to form a...

Former Twitter Employee Pleads Not Guilty to Spying for Saudi Arabia - Reports

Former Twitter Employee Pleads Not Guilty to Spying...

Washington DC (USA) Nov 21: A former Twitter employee on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to charges that he spied for...

Facebook Next? Google Joins Twitter in Limiting Political Advertisements

Facebook Next? Google Joins Twitter in Limiting Political...

California (USA) Nov 21:Until now the company allowed the targeting of people using data on their behaviour, such as search...

Pentagon Dismisses Reports of US Troop Withdrawal from South Korea If Seoul Rejects Spending Hike

Pentagon Dismisses Reports of US Troop Withdrawal from...

Moscow (Russia) Nov 21: The report comes days after talks on defence cooperation between the US and South Korea were...

Finland Launches First Gender Neutral Fire Station

Finland Launches First Gender Neutral Fire Station

Helsinki (Finland) Nov 21: About ten percent of contract firefighters in the Nordic country are female. Some 30 women work...

China Vows to 'Fight Back' After US Congress Supports Protests in Hong Kong

China Vows to 'Fight Back' After US Congress...

Beijing (China) Nov 21: American lawmakers previously condemned alleged human rights violations against the protestors in the semi-autonomous region and...

Saudi king says to use revenues of Aramco's IPO to boost investment

Saudi king says to use revenues of Aramco's...

Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) Nov 21: Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud said on Wednesday that the revenues of the...

Chinese royal goldware of Ming Dynasty on display in Romania

Chinese royal goldware of Ming Dynasty on display...

Bucharest (Romania) Nov 21: An exhibition of Chinese royal goldware of Ming Dynasty opened Wednesday at the National History Museum...

Preview: Real Madrid and Real Sociedad play in pick of Spain's matchday 14

Preview: Real Madrid and Real Sociedad play in...

Madrid (Spain) Nov 21: La Liga returns to action in Spain this weekend after the international break with an interesting...

Serbian Partizan beat Lithuanian Rytas to advance to basketball Eurocup top 16

Serbian Partizan beat Lithuanian Rytas to advance to...

Belgrade (Serbia) Nov 21: Serbian Partizan secured a place in the basketball Eurocup Top 16 by beating the Lithuanian Rytas...

Copa Libertadores final preview: All you need to know

Copa Libertadores final preview: All you need to...

Lima (Peru) Nov 21: Argentina's River Plate and Brazilian side Flamengo will be aiming to carve their own slice of...

UNP leader plans to work on rebuilding party's Sinhala Buddhist voter base

UNP leader plans to work on rebuilding party's...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Nov 21: The leader of the United National Party, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has stated that...

New Defense Secretary instructs Police Chief to maintain peaceful environment in the country

New Defense Secretary instructs Police Chief to maintain...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Nov 21: The new Secretary to Ministry of Defense Major General (Retired) Kamal Gunaratne, who assumed...