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Almost All Saudi Arabia’s Detainees At Ritz-Carlton Released

The Saudi Arabian Attorney General, Sheikh Saud Al-Mojeb, said on Tuesday that 56 corruption suspects remained in custody out of the 381 high profile figures detained on graft allegations.

Attorney General -  Sheikh Saud Al-Mojeb
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Bond And PRECIFAC Reports To Be Debated On Feb 06 In Parliament

According to the deputy secretary of Parliament, Speaker Karu jayasuriya has decided to hold the debate on the Bond Commission report and the PRECIFAC report on February 06 from 10.30 a.m.

Bond  And PRECIFAC  Reports To Be Debated On Feb 06 In Parliament
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Ensuring Food Security in Sri Lanka: INSSSL Threat Lens

The Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) hosted a “Threat Lens” roundtable discussion on the topic of “Meeting the Challenges and Ensuring Food Security in Sri Lanka” on the 23rd of January 2018 at the Ministry of Defence.

Ensuring Food Security in Sri Lanka: INSSSL Threat Lens
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It’s Smog And It’s More Than What We Know

Since the first war of independence against British raj ended in 1857, Lahore and New Delhi were never seen on the same page again except now, in a fight against a common opponent, SMOG!

It’s Smog And It’s More Than What We Know
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Welcoming Singapore as Chair for ASEAN and AICHR

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) welcomes Singapore as the Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 2018.

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
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Davos 2018 – the talking shop for oligarchs, bankers and global elites (?)

Last week, Davos - the mountain resort, which sits high up in the eastern Alps of Switzerland in Graubunden – welcomed more than 2,500 movers and shakers - business, political and academic leaders from around the globe. They came to attend the yearly World Economic Forum (WEF), scheduled for January 23-26. It was the 48th forum to date.

Davos 2018 – the talking shop for oligarchs, bankers and global elites (?)
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Kugathas – The New Provincial Councilor

S. Kugathas of TELO has been sworn in as the new Northern Provincial Councilor.

Kugathas –  The New Provincial Councilor
Kugathas –  The New Provincial Councilor
Kugathas –  The New Provincial Councilor
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How a talented singer was misled by an extremist cleric!

Fadel Shaker is an outstanding singer in the Arab world. This prominent Lebanese singer, during his musical career from 2003, was signed to many leading recording companies.

Fadel Shaker from Lebanese torch singer to firebrand Salafist?
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69th Republic Day of India celebrations in Sri Lanka

The High Commission of India and the Indian expatriate community in Sri Lanka celebrated the 69th Republic Day of India on Friday, January 26, 2018 at India House in Colombo.

69th Republic Day of India celebrations in Sri Lanka
69th Republic Day of India celebrations in Sri Lanka
69th Republic Day of India celebrations in Sri Lanka
69th Republic Day of India celebrations in Sri Lanka
69th Republic Day of India celebrations in Sri Lanka
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Prince Turki at Davos: ‘Corruption is a disease that has to be rooted out’

Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia’s former ambassador in Washington and London, mounted a strong defense of the anti-corruption campaign in the Kingdom at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos.

Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia’s former ambassador in Washington and London was speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Supreme Court of India to hear Perarivalan's plea

The Supreme Court of India on Wednesday issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, on a plea by convict AG Perarivalan against his conviction by the top court in 1999, ANI reported.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Supreme Court of India to hear Perarivalan's plea
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Need for urgent regional action on Rohingya crisis – ASEAN fact-finding mission

At the conclusion of a four-day fact-finding mission, Southeast Asian lawmakers urged their governments to heed calls for action to address the Rohingya crisis, emphasizing that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) needs to take on a larger role in efforts to resolve the situation.

Need for urgent regional action on Rohingya crisis – ASEAN fact-finding mission
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