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PC further remanded over shooting incident at CPC Dematagoda

PC further remanded over shooting incident at CPC Dematagoda 0

🕔18:53, 11.Jan 2019

A Police Constable was further remanded until January 18th over the shooting of a person during the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation brawl last year. The order was issued by Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne when the case was taken up for

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Massive python swallows a large deer

Massive python swallows a large deer 0

🕔18:50, 11.Jan 2019

A massive python has swallowed a large deer. The incident has taken place close to stream near a house in the Paravahagama area in Galkiriyagama. Later the phython has found it difficult to move about. Wildlife officials who came to

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Yemen’s Houthi drones strike government military parade

Yemen’s Houthi drones strike government military parade 0

🕔15:51, 11.Jan 2019

Houthi drones attacked a Yemeni government military parade in Lahaj province, killing several people. The parade was taking place inside a military base in al-Anad district when a loud explosion rocked the area, eyewitnesses said, adding high-ranked officials including Yemen’s

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Venezuela’s Maduro is sworn in for new term

Venezuela’s Maduro is sworn in for new term 0

🕔15:46, 11.Jan 2019

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro started a second term in office, shrugging off international criticism that his reelection last year was illegitimate but facing further isolation as an economic crisis fuels a humanitarian emergency. The country’s pro-government Supreme Court, which has

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Snowed-in German town declares state of emergency

Snowed-in German town declares state of emergency 0

🕔15:16, 11.Jan 2019

The snowed-in southern German town of Berchtesgaden in Bavaria declared a state of emergency and called for the army’s help to clear snow from roofs of public and private buildings. The town, on the border with Austria and south of

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Trump visits border amid US shutdown wall row

Trump visits border amid US shutdown wall row 0

🕔15:13, 11.Jan 2019

US President Donald Trump has threatened again to declare a national emergency to fund a border wall without Congress’s approval. He also said Mexico would “indirectly” pay for the wall contradicting an earlier campaign memo. The government has been in

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“No Evidence” of bribe, but Alok Verma out as CBI Chief

“No Evidence” of bribe, but Alok Verma out as CBI Chief 0

🕔15:11, 11.Jan 2019

CBI chief Alok Verma was removed by a high-level committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi just two days after his conditional reinstatement by the Supreme Court. Besides PM Modi, the panel of three included the Congress’s Mallikarjun Kharge and

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Attiyah and Brabec win Dakar Rally Stage 4

Attiyah and Brabec win Dakar Rally Stage 4 0

🕔15:08, 11.Jan 2019

Qatar’s Nasser al-Attiyah extended his overall lead in the Dakar Rally with a victory in marathon fourth stage, while American Ricky Brabec dominated the motorbikes race to move into the overall lead. Attiyah had battled Frenchman Stéphane Peterhansel for most

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Las Vegas police seek DNA from soccer star Ronaldo in sexual assault inquiry

Las Vegas police seek DNA from soccer star Ronaldo in sexual assault inquiry 0

🕔15:06, 11.Jan 2019

Police in Nevada have formally asked Italian authorities to obtain a DNA sample from Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo in the investigation of accusations that he raped a woman a decade ago in Las Vegas. Ronaldo widely regarded as one

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Murray to retire this year due to pain from surgically repaired hip

Murray to retire this year due to pain from surgically repaired hip 0

🕔15:03, 11.Jan 2019

Andy Murray will be retiring this year because of the severe pain from his troublesome right hip with next week’s Australian Open potentially his last tournament as a professional. Five-times a runner up at Melbourne Park, Murray had surgery on

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