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Gotabaya Rajapaksa not using state funds for expenses abroad: Sri Lankan govt

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 17 (ANI): Amid the row surrounding the frequent travel of former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to foreign ...


Sri Lanka must avoid China's debt restructuring as Beijing is to seek preferential treatment

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 16 (ANI): China will seek preferential treatment on debt restructuring in Sri Lanka which will mostly ...


Chinese Ship Docks in Sri Lanka, Causing Diplomatic Tensions

A Chinese survey ship whose visit to Sri Lanka was delayed following security concerns in India arrived in the island ...


Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Jonny Bairstow among players signed by Abu Dhabi Knight Riders for ILT20

Abu Dhabi [UAE], August 16 (ANI): West Indies all-rounders Andre Russell and Sunil Narine and England batter Jonny Bairstow are ...


India is our invaluable neighbour: Sri Lankan Foundation for Buddhist Brotherhood

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 16 (ANI): As India commemorated 75 years of Independence, the Foundation for Buddhist Brotherhood of Sri ...


Sri Lankan young celebrities extend greetings to India on 76th Independence Day

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 16 (ANI): As India celebrated its 76th Independence Day on Monday, several young celebrities from Sri ...


Chinese spy vessel Yuan Wang 5 arrives in Sri Lanka, docks at Hambantota Port

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 16 (ANI): Chinese research ship Yuan Wang 5 on Tuesday morning arrived and docked at Sri ...


Vice Admiral of Indian Navy pays homage at memorial of Indian soldiers in Sri Lanka

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 16 (ANI): Indian Naval Vice Admiral Satish N Ghormade on Monday paid homage to the Indian ...


India gifts Dornier aircraft to strengthen maritime security of Sri Lanka

New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): In a bid to strengthen the maritime security of the island nation, India gifted ...


Faf Du Plessis to lead Johannesburg Super Kings, Stephen Fleming to serve as head coach

Johannesburg [South Africa], August 15 (ANI): South African batter Faf Du Plessis will lead Johannesburg Super Kings in the inaugural ...


Is the Pakistan Army Chief's visit to Sandhurst a strategic shift away from China and towards the West?

Sandhurst [United Kingdom], August 15 (ANI): The visit of Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa to the Royal Military ...


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U.S. stocks have mixed day, Nasdaq Composite slides 26 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were decidedly mixed in the U.S. on Tuesday as investors struggled to make a ...

Billionaire Indian trader Rakesh Jhunjhunwala dead at 62

DELHI, India: Dubbed the country's Warren Buffett, India's best-known stock investor and self-made billionaire, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, died on August 14 ...

New money transfers spell end of credit card, says Brazil bank chief

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Brazil's central bank chief Roberto Campos Neto has said that he believes credit cards will cease to ...

Fears of global recession keep Asian stocks on edge

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in China were flat to lower on Tuesday as investors weighed up the disappointing economic ...

UK Labor Party calls for limit on energy prices

LONDON, England: Reports from the UK's opposition Labour Party said its leader, KeirStarmer, will call for a freeze on energy ...

Covid tests for vaccinated passengers dropped by cruise lines

MIAMI, Florida: Carnival cruise lines, including Carnival Cruise, Princess Cruises and Cunard, have made plans to drop mandatory COVID-19 testing ...

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Covid tests for vaccinated passengers dropped by cruise lines

MIAMI, Florida: Carnival cruise lines, including Carnival Cruise, Princess Cruises and Cunard, have made plans to drop mandatory COVID-19 testing ...

Europe should stop issuing Russian tourist visas, says Estonia, Finland

TALLINN, Estonia: The leaders of Estonia and Finland have said that Russian citizens should not be able to go on ...

Chinese aeroplanes remain grounded at Kathmandu airport

KATHMANDU, Nepal - While the Ministry of Finance has begun repaying interest on the loans for the planes, a batch ...

China enters 'most tense' period of economic stabilization

Beijing [China], August 17 (ANI): Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday said that China had reached its most difficult stage ...

Jaishankar arrives in Thailand to attend 9th India-Thailand Joint Commission Meeting

Bangkok [Thailand], August 16 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday arrived in Thailand to attend the 9th India-Thailand ...

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Would a new Cold War be in the best interest of the United States?

As China unleashed live-fire military exercises off the coast of Taiwan, simulating a real "reunification by force" operation in the ...


Myanmar deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to serve six additional years in prison

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - According to a legal official, a court in Myanmar has sentenced former leader Aung San Suu Kyi ...


China, Nepal to build rail, communications network across Himalayas

BEIJING, China: Following a meeting between their foreign ministers, China and Nepal have agreed to build the Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity ...


Heatwave continues in China as temperatures exceed 40C

BEIJING, China: Several regions in China experienced temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius, including the major southwestern city of Chongqing.The country's ...


California seeks $1.4 billion to keep nuclear plant open

SACRAMENTO, California: California Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing to give a $1.4 billion government loan to extend the life of ...


With Covid cases increasing, India's New Delhi continues mask mandate

NEW DELHI, India: A government order released to reporters this week said New Delhi will continue to enforce a mask ...


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