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Farewell Luncheon for Ambassador Sarath Kongahage hosted by the Foreign Office

The German Federal Foreign Ministry hosted a luncheon at the fashionable “Bocca di Bacco”-restaurant in the centre of Berlin to bid farewell for Ambassador Sarath Kongahage on the conclusion of his tour of duty as Sri Lankan Ambassador for Germany.

Farewell Luncheon for Ambassador Sarath Kongahage hosted by the Foreign Office
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Israeli atrocities against Gazans need to be halt

In last six days, Israeli aircraft in 105 airstrikes killed more than 135Gazans including 29 children and women. Most of killed and injured person were observing the fasts of Ramadan and offering their prayers in mosques and homes when they were hit by Israeli Air Force.

Israeli atrocities against Gazans need to be halt
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Bilateral Foreign Office Consultations with Belarus concludes successfully in Colombo

The second round of Foreign Office Consultations (FOC) between Sri Lanka and Belarus was held on the sidelines of the 1stsession of the Joint Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation on 10th July 2014, at the Ministry of External Affairs in Colombo.

Bilateral Foreign Office Consultations with Belarus concludes successfully in Colombo
Bilateral Foreign Office Consultations with Belarus concludes successfully in Colombo
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Linking humanitarian, development and climate finance critical for fragile and conflict-affected States

Three sources of finance - humanitarian, development and climate finance - play a critical role in supporting recovery efforts in fragile and conflict-affected countries, says a report launched today by Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Chair of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG).

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator
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An emotional Palestinian friend

After reading my comments in my article, ‘Blair: Where are you?’ (12 July), where I expressed my candid view that Hamas should not lock horns with Israel with only some homemade harmless rockets in its arsenal, a very close Palestinian friend called me to tell me that I was wrong in that.

An emotional Palestinian friend
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'Shahansha' And His 'Shah'

If the Lok Sabha polls are to be viewed with the benefit of the hindsight it might be said that it was a predictable contest in which the ‘Shahzada’ (prince) was comprehensively trounced by the ‘Shahanshah’ (the king).

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