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Workers’ strike: Military take over fuel distribution in Sri Lanka

Workers’ strike: Military take over fuel distribution in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s military have taken over control of main fuel distribution because of a strike embarked upon by employees that has disrupted fuel supplies,...
Russian parliament gives final approval to ban internet

Russian parliament gives final approval to ban internet

The Russian parliament’s upper house on Tuesday gave final approval to ban virtual private networks and other services that helped to provide anonymity for...
Mumbai building collapse kills 4, many feared trapped - Fire Brigade

Mumbai building collapse kills 4, many feared trapped – Fire Brigade

Mumbai Fire Brigade on Tuesday said a four-storey building housing a nursing home in the suburbs of the Indian city collapsed, killing at least...
Sri Lanka's cabinet 'clears port deal' after security concerns addressed

Sri Lanka’s cabinet ‘clears port deal’ after security concerns addressed

Sri Lanka’s cabinet cleared a revised agreement for its Chinese-built southern port of Hambantota on Tuesday, a spokesman said, after terms of the first...
Russia, Sudan have good prospects for economic cooperation – Putin

Putin says yet to decide whether to run for president again

President Vladimir Putin on Friday said he had yet to decide whether to run for re-election in 2018, but promised not to change the...
Jerusalem on alert as religious tensions rise over holy site

Jerusalem on alert as religious tensions rise over holy site

Israel bolstered security in the Old City of Jerusalem on Friday and prepared for possible clashes with Muslim worshippers after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

Turkey: HURMA, CGPI task FG on Hizmet movement

The Human Rights Monitoring Agenda (HURMA) in collaboration with the Centre for Global Peace Initiative (CGPI) have called the attention of the Federal Government...
Indian parliament begin voting for new president

Indian parliament begin voting for new president

India’s parliament began voting on Monday for a new president in an election likely to be won by a candidate backed by the ruling...
Iraqi forces strike IS in Mosul days after declaring victory

Iraqi forces strike IS in Mosul days after declaring victory

Iraqi forces clashed with Islamic State (IS) fighters holding out in Mosul’s Old City on Wednesday, more than 36 hours after Prime Minister Haider...
Sri Lanka's cabinet 'clears port deal' after security concerns addressed

Sri Lanka to ban plastic shopping bags

Sri Lanka’s Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said on Wednesday that the island nation will ban plastic shopping bags while it is facing a dengue...