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Hat-trick hero Wijnaldum hands Netherlands win over Estonia

Hat-trick hero Wijnaldum hands Netherlands win over Estonia

The Hague (Netherlands) Nov 20: Three goals from Georginio Wijnaldum led the Netherlands to a 5-0 victory over Estonia in...

Manager Pochettino sacked by Tottenham

Manager Pochettino sacked by Tottenham

London (UK) Nov 20: Mauricio Pochettino has been relieved of his duties as head coach of Tottenham Hotspur, the Premier...

PM Imran Khan invites Sri Lankan President to visit Pakistan

PM Imran Khan invites Sri Lankan President to...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Nov 20: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan telephoned the newly-elected President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa on...

Sri Lanka's former prime minister D M Jayaratne passes away

Sri Lanka's former prime minister D M Jayaratne...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Nov 20: Sri Lanka's former Prime Minister and veteran politician D.M Jayaratne passed away at the age...

Minister Harsha de Silva resigns from post

Minister Harsha de Silva resigns from post

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Nov 20: Non-Cabinet Minister of Economic Reforms and Public Distribution Dr. Harsha de Silva has also resigned...

JKH partners with University of Moratuwa as the Platinum Sponsor of annual career fair 'Are you ready? 2019'

JKH partners with University of Moratuwa as the...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Nov 20: John Keells Holdings PLC, Sri Lanka's largest conglomerate, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the...

Commonwealth poll monitors stress more inclusivity in Sri Lanka elections, condemn intimidation and violence

Commonwealth poll monitors stress more inclusivity in Sri...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Nov 20: The Commonwealth Observer Group has commended the people of Sri Lanka for the largely peaceful,...

Ex-defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and IGP Pujith Jayasundera remanded again till Dec 03

Ex-defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and IGP Pujith Jayasundera...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Nov 20: Former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and suspended IGP Pujith Jayasundara have been remanded further until...

SR Attygalle appointed as Treasury Secretary

SR Attygalle appointed as Treasury Secretary

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Nov 20: Deputy Treasury Secretary SR Attygalle has been appointed as the new Secretary to the...

Russian Navy training ship 'Perekop' arrives at Sri Lanka's Hambantota port

Russian Navy training ship 'Perekop' arrives at Sri...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Nov 20: Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, has welcomed the Russian Navy training...

New Defense Secretary Kamal Gunaratne to assume duties today

New Defense Secretary Kamal Gunaratne to assume duties...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Nov 20: Retired Major General Kamal Gunaratne, who was appointed as the new Secretary of the Ministry...

Sri Lanka PM expects to resign today to allow new President to form care-taker government

Sri Lanka PM expects to resign today to...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Nov 20: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is expected to resign today to allow...

France beat Japan in Davis Cup early session in Madrid

France beat Japan in Davis Cup early session...

Madrid (Spain) Nov 20: France beat Japan 2-1 in a hard-fought opening tie in Davis Cup Group A in Tuesday's...

Germany crush Northern Ireland 6-1 in Euro 2020 qualifiers

Germany crush Northern Ireland 6-1 in Euro 2020...

Berlin (Germany) Nov 20: Serge Gnabry's hat-trick and a brace from Leon Goretzka secured Germany a 6-1 win over Northern...

With Israel's next government unclear, Netanyahu vows to annex Jordan Valley after US policy change

With Israel's next government unclear, Netanyahu vows to...

Jerusalem (Israel) Nov 20: One day after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the U.S. government will ease its...

Hitler's birthplace to be turned into police station after years of legal wrangling

Hitler's birthplace to be turned into police station...

Berlin (Germany) Nov 20: The birthplace of Adolf Hitler will be turned into a police station, Austrian officials said Tuesday,...

Suspected drug dealer killed in Dhaka 'gunfight'

Suspected drug dealer killed in Dhaka 'gunfight'

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Nov 20: A suspected drug dealer has been killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)...

Police constable killed in Comilla road accident

Police constable killed in Comilla road accident

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Nov 20: A police constable has been killed and three others injured in a road accident on Dhaka-Chittagong...

Senior advocate goes missing in Lalmonirhat

Senior advocate goes missing in Lalmonirhat

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Nov 20: Lalmonirhat Judge Court Senior Advocate Hafizur Rahman Hafiz has gone missing while on his way back...

Bangladesh suffers as transport strike over new traffic law spreads

Bangladesh suffers as transport strike over new traffic...

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Nov 20: Calling a wildcat indefinite strike, a section of transport owners and workers across the country has...

Shahadat slammed with five-year ban for assaulting teammate

Shahadat slammed with five-year ban for assaulting teammate

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Nov 20: Dhaka right-arm paceman Shahadat Hossain has received a five-year ban, with two of those suspended, for...

Youthful Mohammedan gear up for new season

Youthful Mohammedan gear up for new season

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Nov 20: Reigning Bangladesh Premier League champion Bashundhara Kings, traditional crowdpuller Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited, former treble winner...

Police FC announce grand arrival

Police FC announce grand arrival

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Nov 20: Reigning Bangladesh Premier League champion Bashundhara Kings, traditional crowdpuller Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited, former treble winner...

Bangladesh's expectations, reality discussed

Bangladesh's expectations, reality discussed

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Nov 20: Year-long training facility, financial assurances to athletes, domestic competitions throughout the year and sending top athletes...

US Senate unanimously passes Hong Kong rights and democracy bill

US Senate unanimously passes Hong Kong rights and...

Washington DC (USA) Nov 20: The United States Senate unanimously passed a bill Tuesday that would require an annual review...

What's left of one Hong Kong university after hundreds of protesters fled

What's left of one Hong Kong university after...

Hong Kong (China) Nov 20: Last week, thousands of student protesters streamed into Hong Kong Polytechnic University and occupied the...

US and South Korea end talks on sharing cost for maintaining US troops on Korean peninsula

US and South Korea end talks on sharing...

Washington DC (USA) Nov 20: Negotiations between the US and South Korea on dividing the cost for maintaining US troops...