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Myanmar coup: Sri Lanka abstains from voting on UN resolution

Myanmar coup: Sri Lanka abstains from voting on UN resolution

Sri Lanka has abstained from voting on the United Nations General Assembly's (UNGA's) resolution for an arms embargo against Myanm...
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LRT project: Japanese firm claims LKR 5.8 billion in penalties

LRT project: Japanese firm claims LKR 5.8 billion in penalties

A Japanese firm has sought Rs. 5.8 billion in compensation for the termination of the light rail transit (LRT) project, it is lear...
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Camaraderie of Sri Lankan and Indian soldiers wins peace in far away lands

Camaraderie of Sri Lankan and Indian soldiers wins peace in far away lands

Testifying to the camaraderie and close cooperation between Armed Forces of India and Sri Lanka way beyond the boundaries of the t...
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Biden nominates Julie Chung as US Ambassador to SL

Biden nominates Julie Chung as US Ambassador to SL

U.S. President Joe Biden has announced his intent to nominate Julie Chung as Ambassador to represent the United States in Sri Lank...
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SSP Shani Abeysekera, SI Sugath Mendis granted bail

SSP Shani Abeysekera, SI Sugath Mendis granted bail

The Court of Appeal granted bail to former Director of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) SSP Shani Abeysekera and Sub In...
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Euro 2020: Parachute protester flies into France-Germany Euro match; several injured

Euro 2020: Parachute protester flies into France-Germany Euro match; several injured

UEFA has said "several people'' are being treated in the hospital for injuries caused by a protester who parachuted into Munich's...
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AJ vs Fury a done deal - Venue to 'shock the world'

AJ vs Fury a done deal - Venue to 'shock the world'

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have finalised the date for their undisputed heavyweight championship clash and will meet in a speci...
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ICC slaps six year ban on former Sri Lanka pacer Nuwan Zoysa

ICC slaps six year ban on former Sri Lanka pacer Nuwan Zoysa

International Cricket Council (ICC) anti-corruption tribunal found him guilty of breaching its code, the sport's governing body sa...
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Entertainment

Actress Sureni Senarath has passed away

Actress Sureni Senarath has passed away

Sri Lankan actress Sureni Senarath has passed away at the age of 62. The actress who has been suffering from illness for a long pe...
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IMF team now in Colombo continues consultations on technical assistance  

IMF team now in Colombo continues consultations on technical assistance  

Sri Lanka has dropped plans for a fresh bailout facility from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) but discussions are underway w...
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Hollywood actor arrested over $690 million scam scheme

Hollywood actor arrested over $690 million scam scheme

An aspiring Hollywood actor has been accused of scamming millions from film investors by tricking them with fake Netflix deals to...
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