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Rif Khan on conditional support

We are not part of the issue that is now plaguing the Northern Provincial Council. We are neither here nor there, said Rif Khan, the leader of All Ceylon Muslim Congress in the Provincial Council.

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Helmut Kohl dies at 87

Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor, massive girth on a 6-foot-4 (1.93-meter) frame, whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, died Friday at his home in Ludwigshafen. He was 87.

Helmut Kohl dies at 87
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Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake & Sri Lanka Navy Commander Visit USS Lake Erie

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake and Sri Lanka Navy Commander Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne joined U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap to visit the captain and crew aboard the USS Lake Erie to express their appreciation for the flood relief work provided by U.S. Navy sailors visiting Sri Lanka.

Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake and Sri Lanka Navy Commander Ravindra Wijegunaratne joined U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap to express appreciation to USS Lake Erie Capt. Darren McPherson and his crew for flood relief work.
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TULF President E. Santhasoruban passed away

On Tuesday the 13th, the president of the Tamil United Liberation Front Mr. Elayathamby Santhasoruban passed away in Colombo, following a massive Heart attack.

TULF President  E. Santhasoruban passed away
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Sarrath Kongahage - President’s Media Advisor

The senior attorney-at-law, Mr. Sarrath Kongahage, the former ambassador to Germany, Switzerland and the High Commissioner to South Africa, was appointed as President’s Media Advisor by the President of Sri Lanka, Maithreepala Sirisena.

Sarrath  Kongahage - President’s Media Advisor
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Pakistan Navy Chief calls on Sri Lanka President

The Chief of Naval Staff of the Pakistan Navy, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, who is currently on an official visit to Sri Lanka, called on the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s House in Mahagamasekara Mawatha this evening (June,13).

Pakistan Navy Chief calls on Sri Lanka President
Pakistan Navy Chief calls on Sri Lanka President
Pakistan Navy Chief calls on Sri Lanka President
Pakistan Navy Chief calls on Sri Lanka President
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UNDP and SLIDA to conduct Game-based Foresight Training

The United Nations Development Programme entered into a partnership with the Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration (SLIDA) to conduct game-based trainings on foresight and innovation for officials of the public sector to strengthen and transform them to become champions in the sustainable development process of the country.

UNDP and SLIDA to conduct Game-based Foresight Training
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Eric Schwartz Joins Refugees International as President

Refugees International (RI) announced today that Eric P. Schwartz has joined the organization as its president.

Eric Schwartz Joins Refugees International as President
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Baby swap: Austrian hospital to pay 90,000-euro fine

A court in southern Austria ordered a hospital to pay 90,000 euros in damages to the family whose daughter was found to have been switched at birth nearly 27 years ago.

Baby swap: Austrian hospital to pay 90,000-euro fine
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Chief of Naval Staff of the Pakistan: Chief Guest at the POP held in Trincomalee

At an impressive Passing Out Parade (POP) held at the main parade ground of the Naval and Maritime Academy in Trincomalee today (11th June), Midshipman belonging to the 30th (Technical and IT) and 31st intakes of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU), 55th Cadet Entry and candidates of the 01/2016 Service Entry, passed out as Commissioned Naval Officers of the Sri Lanka Navy.

Chief of Naval Staff of the Pakistan:  Chief Guest at the POP held in Trincomalee
Chief of Naval Staff of the Pakistan:  Chief Guest at the POP held in Trincomalee
Chief of Naval Staff of the Pakistan:  Chief Guest at the POP held in Trincomalee
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