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China's capital issues first major smog alert of winter

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January 12, 2018 03:50 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing issued its first major smog alert of the winter for the capital, triggering stringent measures to curb output of heavy industry as plunging temperatu...


India sends its 100th satellite into space to watch borders

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January 12, 2018 03:37 pm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India launched its 100th satellite on Friday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to project the country as a global low-cost provider of services in spac...


Stricken Iranian oil tanker drifts into Japan's economic zone: coast guard

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January 12, 2018 03:35 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) - A stricken Iranian oil tanker drifted into Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) on Wednesday afternoon, a spokesman for Japan’s Coast Guard told R...


Trump cancels Britain trip, blames Obama for 'peanuts' London embassy deal

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January 12, 2018 03:32 pm

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump canceled a trip to London scheduled for next month to open a new embassy, blaming Barack Obama for selling off the old one for &ld...


US Immigration Agents target 7-Eleven stores arresting undocumented workers

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January 11, 2018 01:59 pm

Federal immigration agents descended on dozens of 7-Eleven convenience stores across the country before daybreak on Wednesday, arresting undocumented workers and demanding paper...


Myanmar military says soldiers murdered 10 captured Rohingya

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January 11, 2018 01:35 pm

  YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar’s military said its soldiers had murdered 10 captured Muslim “terrorists” during insurgent attacks at the beginning o...


U.S. travel warning puts five Mexican states on par with war-torn nations

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January 11, 2018 01:24 pm

  MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rampant crime and gang activity in Mexico prompted the U.S. State Department on Wednesday to issue a stringent travel advisory, warning to...


Exclusive: Canada increasingly convinced Trump will pull out of NAFTA

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January 11, 2018 12:42 pm

  LONDON, Ontario (Reuters) - Canada is increasingly convinced that President Donald Trump will soon announce the United States intends to pull out of NAFTA, two go...


Iranian oil tanker in East China Sea could burn for a month: South Korean official

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January 10, 2018 03:54 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) - The stricken Iranian oil tanker in the East China Sea could burn for as long as one month, South Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries told Reuters on...


Malaysia signs $50-million deal with U.S. firm to find missing MH370

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January 10, 2018 03:46 pm

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia signed a deal on Wednesday to pay a U.S. seabed exploration firm up to $50 million if it finds the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft MH370 in ...


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SL-S’pore FTA to open trade to the East Asian region

The Sri Lanka and Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed on Tuesday during a current visit by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is part of the...

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Railway strike ends

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CBI, accused of gaps in probe by Rajiv Gandhi killer, blames Sri Lankan authorities for not cooperating

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Indonesian President arrives on official visit

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Features & Analysis

Fantasy author Ursula K. Le Guin dies at 88

(Reuters) - Science fiction and fantasy author Ursula K. Le Guin, author of “The Left Hand of Darkness” a...

Sattiya classical dance recital by Dr. Meernanda Barthakur at the Indian Cultural Centre

Sattriya, the new form of Indian classical dance from Assam is to be performed by Dr. Meernand aBarthakur on January ...

United World College National Committee in Sri Lanka offers scholarships to students

The United World College National Committee in Sri Lanka (UWC SL) invites high school students to apply for entry in ...

Celebrating India and Sri Lanka at 70

To celebrate 70 years of independence of India and Sri Lanka and to mark the 69th Republic Day of India, the Hig...



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