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China's Weibo blocks comedian John Oliver after Xi Jinping roasting

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June 21, 2018 04:05 pm

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Twitter-like microblogging service Weibo has blocked and deleted posts referring to British comedian John Oliver after he slammed the country&...


Dozens missing after ferry sinks in Indonesia's Lake Toba

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June 21, 2018 02:45 pm

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An estimated 18 people were rescued and one was confirmed dead from among about 80 passengers aboard a ferry that sank on Monday in Lake Toba in Indonesia&rs...


Trump backs down on separating immigrant children, legal problems remain

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June 21, 2018 02:40 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday backed down and abandoned his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents on the U.S.-Mexico borde...


U.S. quits U.N. human rights body, citing bias vs. Israel, alarming critics

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June 20, 2018 09:34 am

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States withdrew from a “hypocritical and self-serving” United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it c...


Honduras, El Salvador decry U.S. border separations impact on kids

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June 19, 2018 02:28 pm

  SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Honduras called on Monday for the United States to stop separating immigrant children from their parents at the U.S. border, while El Sal...


North Korea's Kim visit Beijing; South Korea, U.S. halt military drill

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June 19, 2018 02:00 pm

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, where he will likely brief Chinese President Xi Jinping on his summit with U.S. Presiden...


Taliban refuse to extend Afghanistan ceasefire, as suicide attack kills 18

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June 18, 2018 12:56 pm

The Taliban refused to extend their ceasefire beyond Sunday night, dampening hopes for peace after jubilant scenes over the Eid holidays in Afghanistan. The announcement...


Magnitude 6.1 quake in Japan's Osaka area kills three, stops factories

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June 18, 2018 12:20 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan’s second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a key ...


Police search for van that killed one, injured three at Dutch concert

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June 18, 2018 12:16 pm

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A van struck four people at a Dutch concert in the early hours of Monday morning, killing one and injuring three, hours after R&B artist Bruno Mars had...


Major fire ravages celebrated Glasgow School of Art for second time

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June 16, 2018 07:25 pm

GLASGOW, Scotland (Reuters) - A major fire has torn through one of Scotland’s architectural gems, the Mackintosh building at the Glasgow School of Art, for the second time...


Top Stories

Justice for war victims remains elusive: US-lawmaker

Justice for most of the victims of Sri Lanka's civil war remains elusive, said US lawmaker Chris Smith. "Human Rights Concerns in ...

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Three HC Judges appointed for new corruption court

22 June 2018

Gnanasara Thera granted bail

22 June 2018

Update : Policeman dies in shootout with armed gang in Matara, four suspects arrested

22 June 2018



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Features & Analysis

Six new species of goblin spiders found in Sri Lanka

Fictional characters originally 'described' by famous English children's writer Enid Blyton have given th...

In pictures: Dialog 4G- The Sunday Times Schoolboy Cricketer Awards

The Sunday Times - Dialog 4G Schoolboy cricketer awards 2018 were held last evening. The break down of the re...

At a glance: Different Voices

 ‘The Voice’ headed by Ishan De Lanerolle recently staged the second edition of their concert &lsquo...

Hindi courses for children and adults

Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (Indian Cultural Centre) is announcing admission to new session of Hindi cours...



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