pet dog incident: Kuwaiti couple, six month jail

38 ViewsThe Negombo Magistrate handed a six-month jail sentence suspended for five years for the Kuwaiti couple, who were arrested by the Airport Police for assaulting five customs officials on July 27, after they were found guilty. Police said the case was taken up for the hearing on Friday and the Magistrate ordered to  fined […]

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Sri Lanka President Recalls Austria Envoy Over “Unanswered Phone Call”

54 ViewsAmbassador Priyani Wijesekera was recalled after calls made by Sirisena to the embassy in Vienna last week went “unanswered for several hours” Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena recalled his top envoy to Austria and five other embassy staff for failing to answer his long-distance telephone calls, officials said Saturday. Ambassador Priyani Wijesekera was given […]

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Pygmies are facing a difficult life

49 Views Just back from the hunt with a choice selection of plants, Ebona feels at home in the endless forest where many Gabonese fear to tread. “Townsfolk paid me to find these leaves,” the Pygmy says, setting the heap down outside his wooden hut, 500 metres (yards) from the rest of Doumassi village in […]

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