Maldives court orders arrest of exiled leaders Nasheed and Jameel


A Maldives court on Tuesday issued arrest warrants for exiled leaders of the Maldives United Opposition, including former President Mohamed Nasheed and Dr.

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UN Secretary General to arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow‏


At, t The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Ban Ki-moon, accompanied by Mrs Ban Soon-taek, is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow for a three-day visit at the invitation of the Government.

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Relatives of disappeared in N&E call for Intn't probe


Relatives of enforced disappeared persons staged protests today throughout North and East provinces demanding an international probe into the investigations to track their missing loved ones.

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Protests mark 'Day of the Disappeared'


Several protests were held in the North in view of the International Day of the Disappeared which falls today (30).

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Doctor killed in road accident


A 37-year-old Doctor was killed after the motorbike he was riding collided head-on with a bus at Kopay in Jaffna last night.

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World Bank South Asia region Vice President visits Sri Lanka


The World Bank South Asia Region Vice President, Annette Dixon arrived today on an official two day visit to Sri Lanka, a statement from the global body said.

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TN leader urge UNHRC to probe disappearance of Tamils


Vaiko, General Secretary of the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) of Tamil Nadu (TN)  has urged the United Nations Human Right Council (UNHRC) and the Red Cross Society to inquire into the disappearance of Tamils in the last phase of war in Sri Lanka and the alleged poisoning of 107 LTTE cadres.

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One held with 50 kg of Kerala Cannabis


Naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command, arrested a person with 50 kg of Kerala Cannabis in the seas North of Point Pedro this morning on Sunday, the Navy said.

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US Navy ship ‘USS Frank Cable’ at Colombo port


The US Navy ship “USS Frank Cable” arrived at the Port of Colombo yesterday on a goodwill visit, the Navy said.

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