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Sri Lankan President unveils new Cabinet

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena unveiled a new Cabinet on Thursday, days after Ranil Wickremesinghe was reinstated as Prime Minister in a move that ended a nearly two-month-long political impasse that erupted after his surprising dismissal. Please like & share: Read More »

Judge declines to throw out Harvey Weinstein case

NEW YORK: A New York judge declined to dismiss sexual assault charges against Harvey Weinstein Thursday, rejecting the latest push from the disgraced film producer’s lawyers to have his indictment thrown out. Please like & share: Read More »

US pulling out troops from Syria

WASHINGTON: The US has started withdrawing its troops from Syria, the White House said on Wednesday, asserting that it has defeated the Islamic State terror group in the strife-torn country. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Thousands’ of EU diplomatic cables hacked: report

Brussels: Hackers apparently connected to China accessed thousands of sensitive EU diplomatic cables, the New York Times reported Wednesday, in the latest embarrassing data breach to hit a major international organisation. Please like & share: Read More »

Polls manifestos in Bangladesh unveiled

Dhaka: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s ruling Awami League and jailed ex-premier Khaleda Zia’s BNP unveiled their manifestos ahead of the crucial December 30 polls on Tuesday, as the election commission ordered the deployment of the forces across Bangladesh to maintain law and order. Please like & share: Read More »