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The Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Parramatta will visit Colombo

The Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Parramatta will visit Colombo 0

🕔13:30, 5.Mar 2020

The Royal Australian Navy’s frigate HMAS Parramatta will visit Colombo on this Sunday to continue the close maritime security cooperation between Australia and Sri Lanka. As part ofits four-month deployment to South and South-East Asia, the visit to Colombo will

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UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe left the country for Dubai

UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe left the country for Dubai 0

🕔13:29, 5.Mar 2020

The Leader of the United National Party Ranil Wickremesinghe left the country for Dubai last night.The former Prime Minister boarded an Emirates flight at 10.05 p.m. last evening bound for Dubai, UAE. Meanwhile, Colombo Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake yesterday issued

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Sri Lanka will host 5th BIMSTEC Summit in September

Sri Lanka will host 5th BIMSTEC Summit in September 0

🕔13:13, 5.Mar 2020

Sri Lanka will host the next Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation – BIMSTEC summit in September this year. The Secretary General of BIMSTEC M. Shahidul Islam met President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday

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South Korea and U.S. indefinitely postpone joint military drills over coronavirus

South Korea and U.S. indefinitely postpone joint military drills over coronavirus 0

🕔12:56, 27.Feb 2020

South Korea and the United States will postpone joint military drills until further notice, defense officials in Seoul said on Thursday (February 27), amid a growing coronavirus outbreak in South Korea that has now infected soldiers from both countries. The

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Business District remains closed during Wuhan’s lockdown

Business District remains closed during Wuhan’s lockdown 0

🕔12:52, 27.Feb 2020

 Wuhan’s business districts remain deserted during the city’s lockdown due to China’s coronavirus outbreak in late January. Guanggu Shopping circle and Wushang Plaza remained shut on Wednesday (February 26) due to Chinese authority’s strict requirements to ask citizens to stay

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Seoul disinfects buses amid virus outbreak

Seoul disinfects buses amid virus outbreak 0

🕔12:45, 27.Feb 2020

Hundreds of buses in South Korean capital Seoul were fumigated on Wednesday (February 26), amid rising coronavirus cases across the country. Seoul Facilities Corporation said they disinfected a total of 465 buses at public car park on Wednesday afternoon. Since

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Mexicans protest arrival of cruise ship amidst coronavirus fears

Mexicans protest arrival of cruise ship amidst coronavirus fears 0

🕔12:40, 27.Feb 2020

A group of Mexicans protested at the popular resort city of Cozumel on Wednesday (February 26) night against the docking a cruise ship that was at the centre of a coronavirus scare in the Caribbean. The cruise ship with more

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Trump insults opponents, calls Steyer “idiot”, Bloomberg “mini-Mike”, Romney a “half-wit”

Trump insults opponents, calls Steyer “idiot”, Bloomberg “mini-Mike”, Romney a “half-wit” 0

🕔13:23, 20.Feb 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump attacked his political opponents on Wednesday (19), telling supporters at a rally that Republican Senator Mitt Romney is a “half-wit” and calling Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer an “idiot” and “jerk”. Trump’s rally in Phoenix, Arizona,

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Ex rugby player kills himself after allegedly killing family in Australia

Ex rugby player kills himself after allegedly killing family in Australia 0

🕔13:16, 20.Feb 2020

An ex rugby player killed himself in Australia after allegedly dousing his family with petrol and setting them alight in their family car in Brisbane on Wednesday (February 19), local media reported. Queensland Police said Rowan Baxter died from a

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Over 500 additional medical staff heading to Wuhan

Over 500 additional medical staff heading to Wuhan 0

🕔13:06, 20.Feb 2020

A total of 513 medical staff from six hospitals left Shanghai for Wuhan, heart of the ongoing coronavirus epidemic, on Wednesday. This is the largest batch of medical professionals that Shanghai has sent to Wuhan. The team will support Leishenshan

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