Dollar index near two-week high on stronger safe haven bid

The dollar gained against its major peers on Tuesday, reining as the preferred safe haven currency as uncertainty over Brexit
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Dollar index near two-week high on stronger safe haven bid

Ethiopian Marathoner who Made Rio Protest Returns from Exile

Feyisa said the new government is “a result of the struggle by the people” and he hopes it will address
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Ethiopian Marathoner who Made Rio Protest Returns from Exile

Sri Lankan family get residency after eight-year battle

  A year after they pleaded to avoid deportation to Sri Lanka, a Queenstown family have been granted residency and are giving back
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Sri Lankan family get residency after eight-year battle

World’s longest sea-crossing bridge opens between Hong Kong and China

A $20-billion bridge connecting Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai is set to finally open this week,
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World’s longest sea-crossing bridge opens between Hong Kong and China

Do you speak Telugu? Welcome to America

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was born in Hyderabad Think of the most commonly-spoken languages other than English in the United States
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Do you speak Telugu? Welcome to America

Taiwan train derailment in Yilan County kills at least 18

At least 18 people have been killed and 148 injured in a passenger train derailment in north-east Taiwan. Railway authorities say
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Taiwan train derailment in Yilan County kills at least 18

Inmates launch protest at Agunukolapelessa Prison

A group of inmates of the Agunukolapelessa Prison launched a protest on top of a tower in the prison, this
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Inmates launch protest at Agunukolapelessa Prison

Sabarimala temple open but angry protesters, not rule, keep women out

On a day marked by protests,scuffles and stone-throwing, troublemakers ignored police warnings and ran riot in Nilakkal and Pamba, two
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Sabarimala temple open but angry protesters, not rule, keep women out

Thundery rain along with heavy wind and lightning lashes Qatar

QF urges students to stay indoors; Texas A&M cancels classes for tomorrow due to heavy rain As heavy rains have hit
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Thundery rain along with heavy wind and lightning lashes Qatar

Modi, Ranil discuss projects developed by India in Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe during a meeting in New Delhi on October 20,
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Modi, Ranil  discuss projects developed by India in Sri Lanka

PM Modi meets Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe in New Delhi

https://www.facebook.com/wc.enews.1/posts/343635719717163 Prime Minister Narendra Modi is holding talks with Sri Lankan prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in New Delhi today. Both the leaders
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PM Modi meets Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe in New Delhi

Japan reveals a ‘Supreme’ version of its bullet train

Japan has unveiled a ‘Supreme’ prototype version of its 186 mph Shinkansen bullet train which features a sharper nose profile,
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Japan reveals a ‘Supreme’ version of its bullet train

Johnny English Strikes Again review – another underpowered Rowan Atkinson spy spoof

The third outing for Atkinson’s parody James Bond would seem ideal for the floundering Brexit era – but it largely
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Johnny English Strikes Again review – another underpowered Rowan Atkinson spy spoof

UN Asks Sri Lanka to Repatriate Commander in Mali

The United Nations asked the government of Sri Lanka on Friday to immediately repatriate the commander of its 200-strong contingent
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UN Asks Sri Lanka to Repatriate Commander in Mali

52 killed as train hits crowd watching Ravana effigy burn in Amritsar

  A crowd of around 300 people was watching Ravan effigy burn when the local passenger train hit the people standing
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52 killed as train hits crowd watching Ravana effigy burn in Amritsar

PM Modi “doesn’t mind” if India is not involved in developing the Colombo Port, claims Sirisena 

The Sri Lankan President claimed that his discussion on the issue with PM Modi had taken place on the sidelines
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PM Modi “doesn’t mind” if India is not involved in developing the Colombo Port, claims Sirisena 

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena tightens security after ‘assassination plot’

Police in Sri Lanka said they were still investigating the alleged plot and had detained an Indian national. Sri Lanka's President
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Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena tightens security after ‘assassination plot’

Sri Lanka reverses $300m China housing deal as PM visits India

An Indian firm stands to make $210m after Sri Lank reverses its decision to give a large contract to a
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Sri Lanka reverses $300m China housing deal as PM visits India

J W T , to get Rs.314mn contract to promote Sri Lanka tourism

The Cabinet approval had been granted to award a Rs.314 million-contract to J. Walter Thompson Institute to promote Tourism in
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J W T , to get Rs.314mn contract to promote Sri Lanka tourism

They Shall Not Grow Old REVIEW: Peter Jackson’s World War 1 in colour is MESMERISING

Last night HRH The Duke of Cambridge attended the world premiere of Peter Jackson’s First World War film at the BFI Southbank. They
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They Shall Not Grow Old REVIEW: Peter Jackson’s World War 1 in colour is MESMERISING

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Ethiopian Marathoner who Made Rio Protest Returns from Exile

30 ViewsFeyisa said the new government is “a result of the struggle by the people” and he hopes it will address concerns after years of repression in Africa’s second most populous nation. The Ethiopian marathon runner who made global headlines with an anti-government gesture at the Rio Olympics finish line returned from exile on Sunday […]

Sri Lankan family get residency after eight-year battle

World’s longest sea-crossing bridge opens between Hong Kong and China

Do you speak Telugu? Welcome to America

Taiwan train derailment in Yilan County kills at least 18

Sabarimala temple open but angry protesters, not rule, keep women out

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