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Sun and wind powers mini ‘Eiffel Tower’ at Belgian music festival

Sun and wind powers mini ‘Eiffel Tower’ at Belgian music festival 0

🕔13:45, 18.Aug 2019

A 21-metre-high power-generating ‘Eiffel Tower’ became an eye-catching feature at Belgium’s Pukkelpop music festival. Erected to offer a sustainable alternative to polluting diesel generators so that concert goers can charge their electronic devices, the tower combines 20 square meters of

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Ladakh Buddhist enclave hoping for tourism boost after Kashmir split

Ladakh Buddhist enclave hoping for tourism boost after Kashmir split 0

🕔13:43, 18.Aug 2019

The Buddhist enclave of Ladakh is hopeful of improved tourism prospects after India’s move to hive it off from Jammu and Kashmir state. Last week India moved to revoke the special status of Kashmir, the Himalayan region that has long

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Tens of thousands pro-China supporters gather to support authorities

Tens of thousands pro-China supporters gather to support authorities 0

🕔13:40, 18.Aug 2019

Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong joined a rally to support authorities in its handling of the ongoing anti-government protests. The increasingly violent confrontations have plunged one of Asia’s financial capitals into its worst crisis for decades. The

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Wildfire rages in Canary Islands

Wildfire rages in Canary Islands 0

🕔13:37, 18.Aug 2019

Footage captured by Gran Canaria’s emergency services shows a forest fire just days after another fire evacuated several towns in the area. The blaze in Valleseco forced the evacuation of the best part of Tejeda, a town with a population

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Sudanese army and civilians seal interim power-sharing deal

Sudanese army and civilians seal interim power-sharing deal 0

🕔13:34, 18.Aug 2019

Sudan’s main opposition coalition and the ruling military council signed a final power-sharing deal that paves the way for a transitional government, and eventually elections, following the overthrow of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir. Stability in Sudan, which has been grappling

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Heavy downpours wreak havoc in Istanbul, flooding historic Grand Bazaar

Heavy downpours wreak havoc in Istanbul, flooding historic Grand Bazaar 0

🕔13:32, 18.Aug 2019

Strong rains in Istanbul flooded several neighborhoods, as well as the Grand Bazaar, while officials said one person was found dead in the city. Rain started early in the day in parts of Istanbul and picked up pace around noon.

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Bomb kills 63 at wedding in Kabul

Bomb kills 63 at wedding in Kabul 0

🕔13:30, 18.Aug 2019

A bomb has exploded in a wedding hall in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing 63 people and wounding more than 180. Witnesses told a suicide bomber detonated explosives during a wedding ceremony. The explosion happened an area in the west

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PM says government did not allow the economy to collapse

PM says government did not allow the economy to collapse 0

🕔18:44, 17.Aug 2019

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe says that government did not allow the economy to collapse during the past 4 years. He said this during a function at Walipanna area today. The vehicle assembly factory built with an investment of 3 billion

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Bandiyawa-Ussaana irrigation scheme launched

Bandiyawa-Ussaana irrigation scheme launched 0

🕔18:41, 17.Aug 2019

Minister Ranjith Madumabandara launched work on the Bandiyawa-Ussaana irrigation scheme which is being built under the World Bank assistance.The Bandiyawa-Ussaana irrigation scheme was launched under the agriculture modernization project which is implemented in the Monaragala District. The government aims to

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Insurance scheme for small and medium scale industrialists

Insurance scheme for small and medium scale industrialists 0

🕔18:40, 17.Aug 2019

State Minister Budhika Pathirana says an insurance scheme will be introduced to small and medium scale industrialists. He said this while joining a function to declare open a handicraft shop at Uhana, Ampara. The shop was opened with the aim

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