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No survivors as Ethiopian Airlines crashes with 157 aboard

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March 10, 2019 08:39 pm

A Nairobi-bound Boeing 737 crashed six minutes after an early-morning takeoff from Addis Ababa Sunday, killing all 149 passengers and eight crew on board, Ethiopian Airlines sai...


India says Pakistan hiding information by blocking access to bombing site

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March 09, 2019 01:11 pm

India said on Saturday Pakistan had “plenty to hide” by preventing journalists from accessing the site of an air strike by Indian fighter jets inside Pakistan. ...


Radio stations drop Michael Jackson's music over abuse claims

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March 07, 2019 03:35 pm

Radio stations in Australia, Canada and New Zealand are refusing to play Michael Jackson's music in the wake of fresh allegations against him of child sex abuse. Syd...


Thai court bans party for nominating princess for PM

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March 07, 2019 03:21 pm

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered the dissolution of an opposition party for nominating the king’s sister as its candidate for ...


Blast in India's Jammu and Kashmir wounds at least 18: police

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March 07, 2019 03:09 pm

JAMMU, India (Reuters) - A grenade explosion at a bus stand in the Indian city of Jammu wounded at least 18 people on Thursday, police said, in an attack just weeks after a Paki...


Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn freed on bail after three months in jail

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March 06, 2019 01:43 pm

ormer Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn left a Tokyo jail on Wednesday after more than 100 days of detention, a day after a surprise court decision granting him bail of one billion yen ...


London HIV patient becomes world's second AIDS cure hope

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March 05, 2019 10:54 am

An HIV-positive man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus after he received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor...


Pakistan vows again to act against militants on its soil as global pressure grows

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March 04, 2019 05:13 pm

Pakistan plans to take action against militant groups operating on its soil, a minister said on Monday, amid global pressure to act after a suicide bomber killed 40 Indian param...


Tornado kills at least 23 in US state of Alabama: officials

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March 04, 2019 05:01 pm

A tornado tore through the southern US state of Alabama on Sunday, killing 23 people, uprooting trees and causing "catastrophic" damage to buildings and roads, a local...


Myanmar police seize massive haul of meth pills worth over USD 13 m

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March 04, 2019 04:58 pm

Myanmar authorities seized more than 10 million meth pills worth $13.3 million over the weekend, police said Monday, another massive haul in a country widely believed to be the ...




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LBV and SL High Commission host forum on "Significance of Tripitaka as a World Heritage"

The Sri Lanka High Commission in London in association with the London Buddhist Vihara hosted a scholarly forum ...

5th Goût de France hits Sri Lanka on March 21 

Good France held in over 150 countries will involve chefs and restaurants from around the world celebrating French cu...

“Ahimsa” A Choreographic dance production by Aru Sri Art Theatre

Celebrating 150 years of Mahatma -“Ahimsa”, a choreographic dance production blended together with t...

Daniel O’Donnell and Mary Duff thrill Colombo fans once again

Daniel O’Donnell, one of Ireland’s best known performers who continues to push the boundaries of his care...



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