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A 'mini UN' is in the making!

Fears have been expressed by countries ‘cold shouldered’ by the world cricket body, ICC, in its new plan.

 Paul Marsh - Cricket's most powerful players representative
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U.S. Government Helps to Revive Communities with $1.5 Million USD Grant

Today the United States Embassy in Colombo, through its development arm, the U.S. Agency for International Development, announced a new program to revive the fishery community in the Maruthankerny Division of Jaffna.

U.S. Government Helps to Revive Communities with $1.5 Million USD Grant
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South Asian foreign policy books released

Indian Minister of External Affairs Mr. Salman Khurshid released six volumes on foreign policy studies in South Asia at the Jaipur Literary Festival in Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Caption: (Left to Right: Businessman Mr Javid Bhat, Member of Parliament Mr Amar Singh,  Minister of External Affairs Mr. Salman Khurshid, Australian High Commissioner to India  Mr. Patrick Suckling, Prof Amitabh Mattoo, Dr Happymon Jacob and Dr Mallika Joseph launching the six volume Australia India Institute Foreign Policy Series)
South Asian foreign policy books released
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First Bilateral Consultations between Sri Lanka and Oman

The first bilateral consultations between Sri Lanka and Oman took place on 15th January 2014 in Muscat in the Sultanate of Oman.

Neomal Perera, Deputy Minister of External Affairs with Sri Lankan Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman  Asoka Girihagama being received by Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamoud al Busaidi and Undersecretary for Diplomatic Affairs  Ahmed bin Yousef al Harthy.
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Pope Calls on Travel Industry for “Deeper Reflection” of Global Problems

Pope Francis sent a special message to the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, expressing hope that the world’s business and political leaders would use the meeting to reflect more deeply on the causes of the economic crisis affecting the world and take a far-sighted approach to promote inclusiveness.

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