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Trump says relationship with NATO countries ‘very good’

Trump says relationship with NATO countries ‘very good’ 0

🕔14:48, 6.Dec 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump defended his relationship with NATO countries after a summit meeting in London in which several NATO leaders were caught on camera appearing to disparage Trump. At a meeting with UN Security Council ambassadors at the White

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At least 58 dead after migrant boat sinks off Mauritanian coast

At least 58 dead after migrant boat sinks off Mauritanian coast 0

🕔14:45, 6.Dec 2019

The Mauritanian interior ministry and U.N. migration agency said, at least 58 people drowned after a boat from Gambia carrying around 150 migrants sank off the coast of Mauritania. The International Organization for Migration quoted survivors as saying, the vessel,

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Death toll from measles reached 142,000 in 2018

Death toll from measles reached 142,000 in 2018 0

🕔14:43, 6.Dec 2019

According to the U.N’s World Health Organization an estimated 142,300 people died after contracting the measles virus in 2018, amid a worldwide epidemic of the virus. Dr. Kate O’Brien, director of the WHO’s immunization, vaccines and biologicals department, said that

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HKSAR Legislative Council rejects motion to impeach Carrie Lam

HKSAR Legislative Council rejects motion to impeach Carrie Lam 0

🕔14:41, 6.Dec 2019

The Legislative Council of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region rejected the motion proposed by pan-democratic lawmakers to impeach Chief Executive Carrie Lam. A statement released by the Legislative Council said the motion failed to garner a majority of votes

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Police kill suspects in Indian vet’s rape and murder

Police kill suspects in Indian vet’s rape and murder 0

🕔14:40, 6.Dec 2019

Indian police have shot dead four men suspected of raping and killing a young female vet in Hyderabad last week. The men were in police detention and were taken back to the scene of the crime in the early hours

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Hockey fans set record in charity “Teddy Bear Toss”

Hockey fans set record in charity “Teddy Bear Toss” 0

🕔14:35, 6.Dec 2019

The Hershey Bears once again established a new world record in one of the more unusual promotions in sports. The Bears, the oldest and most decorated team in the American Hockey League, collected 45,650 teddy bears and stuffed animals in

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Several State Ministers assumed& North Central Governor assume office

Several State Ministers assumed& North Central Governor assume office 0

🕔19:32, 5.Dec 2019

Several State Ministers assumed office today. State Minister for Youth Affairs Duminda Dissanayake assumed duties at the Ministry located at the World Trade Centre. Several Ministers and Parliamentarians joined in the occasion. State Minister for Human Rights and Legal Reforms

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Cigarette tax increased

Cigarette tax increased 0

🕔19:31, 5.Dec 2019

The Government has taken initiatives to increase the tax for cigarettes. Accordingly the tax will be increased from one rupee and sixty cents to six rupees and fifteen cents depending on the length of the cigarettes. It will be effective

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Compensation paid to Pugoda employees

Compensation paid to Pugoda employees 0

🕔19:29, 5.Dec 2019

Employees of the Pugoda Textile Factory were awarded compensation after 19 years. About 2300 workers were serving in the Government owned Pugoda Factory at the time of its closure. The Finance Ministry decided to pay their salary arrears. Accordingly the

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Defence Secretary says people should not entertain any fear

Defence Secretary says people should not entertain any fear 0

🕔19:26, 5.Dec 2019

Defence Secretary Retd. Major General Kamal Gunaratne has said that the people should not have any fear with regard to security during the festive. He made this reference joining in a function held at the Police Field Force Headquarters. The

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