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One America News Network › 7 minutes ago
By Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will announce on Wednesday he is stepping down after his party's candidate lost in a presidential election over the
Fox News › 7 hours ago
Several media organizations were forced to make retractions Tuesday after falsely attributing a staggering Obama-era migrant child-detention statistic to President Trump.
Al Jazeera › 13 hours ago
Gotabaya Rajapaksa, credited with defeating Tamil rebels and accused of war crimes, is considered a polarising figure.
The New York Times › Sports › 16 hours ago
Syria maintained their perfect start to the second of round of Asian qualifying for the 2022 World Cup on Tuesday with a 1-0 win over the Philippines that keeps Fajr Ibrahim's side in pole position to advance to the next phase.
Fox News › 18 hours ago
An asylum-seeker was granted entry to Australia after botching an attempt to enlarge his penis by injecting it with palm oil, according to reports.
BBC News › 20 hours ago
Anita Nicholson and her two children were among the victims on Easter Sunday.
Evening Standard › 22 hours ago
Six Britons who died in bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday were unlawfully killed, a coroner has ruled.
Sputnik International › 22 hours ago
New Delhi (Sputnik): The fishermen sought the intervention of federal and state governments to take up the matter with the Sri Lankan authorities.
The New York Times › 1 day ago
Sri Lanka’s newly elected president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, may struggle to consolidate his victory.
The Sydney Morning Herald › Sports › 1 day ago
Justin Langer is confident Ashes benchwarmer Mitchell Starc can be a destructive force this summer even if he cannot get the ball reversing.
Sputnik International › 1 day ago
New Delhi (Sputnik): Sri Lankan spinner Kevin Koththiigoda has given bone-cracking sensations to many batsmen while making cricket lovers remember South African left arm spinner Paul Adams’s unique bowling action from 1995 that was dubbed as akin to...
Reuters › 1 day ago
The United States has the world's highest rate of children in detention, including more than 100,000 in immigration-related custody that violates international law, the author of a United Nations study said on Monday.
Raw Story › 1 day ago
Pope Francis, who years ago hoped to be a missionary in Japan, travels to the sites of the world’s only atomic attacks this week seeking a ban on “immoral” nuclear weapons. “Your country is well aware of the suffering caused by war,” the...
Evening Standard › Sports › 1 day ago
When Rory Burns and Dominic Sibley walk out to bat for England during this week's First Test against New Zealand it will be a new opening partnership forged on the playing fields of Croydon.
Metro › 1 day ago
Her majesty is a cool customer, apparently.
One America News Network › 2 days ago
By Dinuka Liyanawatte ANURADHAPURA (Reuters) - The winner of Sri Lanka's presidential election, Gotabaya Rajapaksa made national security his top priority after being sworn in on Monday at an ancient
The Guardian › Entertainment › 2 days ago
Dean’s photographs capture unintended poetry in rural Britain’s abandoned water towers, brickworks and wartime defences
Al Jazeera › 2 days ago
Rajapaksa, who is the first military officer to assume office, appealed to minority Tamils, Muslims to rally around him.
Washington Times › 2 days ago
Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been sworn in as Sri Lankan president, appeals to minority Tamils and Muslims to rally around him.
Washington Times › 2 days ago
Former defense official Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been sworn in as Sri Lanka’s president and appealed to the minority Tamil and Muslim communities who voted against him to rally around him.
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