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Bernie Sanders enters 2020 US presidential campaign

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is giving it another go, launching a second campaign for the White House four years after surprising Democrats with a strong bid for the party’s 2016 nomination. MORE..

American national applies for executioner post

The Department of Prisons stated that an American national has applied for the vacant post of the executioner. MORE..

Sri Lanka to tap bond market for $2 bln after Chinese loan delay - report

Sri Lanka will bring forward a plan to raise $2 billion through the bond market after a delay in a pledged loan from Bank of China, sources close to the deal said on Monday. MORE..

Pakistan lauded for providing opportunities for Sri Lankan youth

Sri Lanka has lauded the efforts of the Government of Pakistan to provide enormous opportunities to Sri Lankan youth for their capacity building. MORE..

Youngster insulting police on Facebook arrested

A youth has been arrested over publishing derogatory posts on Facebook regarding the officials of the Pitigala Police Station and Sri Lanka Police. MORE..

Illegally transported sea cucumbers seized by Navy

The Sri Lanka Navy has arrested 02 persons who were transporting sea cucumber without valid permit yesterday (18). MORE..

IP Kapila Nishantha remanded

Southern Province Special Investigations Unit IP Kapila Nishantha who was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) over the disappearance of the two businessmen in Rathgama, has been remanded until 27th of February. MORE..

Matale fuel station robbed by masked gunmen

A fuel station in Warakamura area in Matale has been robbed by two unidentified persons, last night (18), stated the police. MORE..

US states sue over Trump’s national emergency declaration

Sixteen states on Monday evening filed a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration. MORE..

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Brazilian journalist dies in helicopter crash

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Oscars show to go hostless for only second time

R. Kelly to tour New Zealand, Australia, Sri Lanka

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