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    Sabah stand-off ‘turns deadly’ as clashes break out

    Sabah stand-off ‘turns deadly’ as clashes break out

    At least 14 people have died in clashes to end the siege of a village in Malaysia’s Sabah province by a Philippines clan, police say. Sabah Police Chief Hamza Taib…

    PM Netanyahu offers Israel’s goodwill and assistance to SL

    PM Netanyahu offers Israel’s goodwill and assistance to SL

    Professor G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, held discussions with Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem on Wednesday.   Minister Peiris described…

    Subramanian Swamy meets Rajapaksa

    Subramanian Swamy meets Rajapaksa

    Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy met Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa here and discussed issues of mutual interest. The meeting took place on Thursday at Mr. Rajapaksa’s official residence, the…

    Identity Thief tops US box office

    Identity Thief tops US box office

    A week after losing the North American box office title to A Good Day To Die Hard, comedy Identity Thief has reclaimed the top spot with takings of $14m (£9.2m).…

    China parades foreign Mekong killers before execution

    China parades foreign Mekong killers before execution

    Four foreign men have been executed in China for the murder of 13 Chinese fishermen on the Mekong river in 2011, after being paraded on state TV. The men were…

    Ryan Giggs: Manchester United star signs new one-year deal

    Ryan Giggs: Manchester United star signs new one-year deal

    Ryan Giggs has signed a new one-year contract with Manchester United. The 39-year-old winger’s deal will tie him to the Old Trafford club until June 2014 and complete his 23rd…

    UN Human Rights Council disassociates itself from the screening of ‘No fire Zone’ at the UN in Geneva

    UN Human Rights Council disassociates itself from the screening of ‘No fire Zone’ at the UN in Geneva

    The United Nations Human Rights Council has disassociated itself from the screening of the Channel 4 film “No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka” organized by Human Rights…

    Sri Lanka donates USD 25,000.00 to the Philippines for rehabilitation of homes of the victims of Typhoon “Bhopa”

    Sri Lanka donates USD 25,000.00 to the Philippines for rehabilitation of homes  of the victims of Typhoon “Bhopa”

    In December, 2012 lives of thousands of Filipino people living in Compostela Valley in Davao province in the Philippines were severely disrupted by typhoon “Bhopa” which claimed several hundreds of…