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Arsenal: Arsene Wenger signs new three-year contract

Arsenal: Arsene Wenger signs new three-year contract

Arsene Wenger has signed a three-year deal to remain Arsenal manager. Wenger has led Arsenal to eight major trophies since arriving in September 1996 and will now stay until 2017.…

Migration surge hits EU as thousands flock to Italy

Migration surge hits EU as thousands flock to Italy

There has been a significant rise in the numbers of migrants reaching Europe in recent months, the BBC has learned. The number of people attempting the dangerous sea crossing from…

El Salvador envoy visits CCC to discuss ways to enhance trade

El Salvador envoy visits CCC to discuss ways to enhance trade

Guillermo Rubio Funes, the El Salvadorian envoy to both Sri Lanka and India, who is based in Delhi, visited the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce accompanied by Nilrusha Pieris, Consul of…

Andy Murray beats Marinko Matosevic at French Open

Andy Murray beats Marinko Matosevic at French Open

Andy Murray made smooth progress into round three of the French Open with a straight-sets win over Australian Marinko Matosevic. The Briton, seeded seventh, won 6-3 6-1 6-3 in one…

Ukraine’s new leader vows to crush rebels after deadly attack

Ukraine’s new leader vows to crush rebels after deadly attack

Ukraine’s President-elect Petro Poroshenko has vowed to punish “bandits” after pro-Russian rebels shot down an army helicopter, killing 12. “These criminal acts of the enemies of the Ukrainian people will…

Primary dealers invited to deal in corporate debt

Primary dealers invited to deal in corporate debt

The Exchange has invited Primary Dealers and debt market specialists to register as Trading Members of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) for debt securities. Three primary dealers have already obtained…

Serena Williams knocked out of French Open in second round

Serena Williams knocked out of French Open in second round

Defending champion Serena Williams followed sister Venus out of the French Open on a dramatic fourth day. Serena lost 6-2 6-2 to Spain’s Garbine Muguruza after Venus had been beaten…

John Kerry tells fugitive Edward Snowden to ‘man up’

John Kerry tells fugitive Edward Snowden to ‘man up’

US Secretary of State John Kerry has labelled intelligence leaker Edward Snowden a fugitive from justice who should “man up” and return home. Mr Kerry added that if Mr Snowden,…

Odel launches campaign ‘Save our Beaches’ for World Environment Day

Odel launches campaign ‘Save our Beaches’ for World Environment Day

Odel is commemorating World Environment Day 2014 under the theme ‘Save our beaches; Do your bit to combat pollution’ in line with the global theme established by the United Nations…

Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham appoint Southampton boss

Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham appoint Southampton boss

Tottenham Hotspur have appointed Mauricio Pochettino as their new manager on a five-year deal. The Argentine resigned from Southampton after 18 months with the club. The 42-year-old becomes Tottenham’s 10th…

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