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An online campaign has brought 10-day reprieve to Iranian women Reyhaneh Jabbari on the Death Row

An online campaign to save the Iranian women Reyhaneh Jabbari had compelled the state to give her a 10-day reprieve.

 Iranian women Reyhaneh Jabbari on the death row
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Top corporates in Lanka’s first industrial energy push

Several top Lankan manufacturing firms have been enlisted in the first ever industrial energy initiative as announced on 25 September. As a result of the success, a second manufacturing energy initiative is now being mulled. And, Ceylon Electricity Board is slowly ‘getting off’ from expensive oil powered generation!

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Rakhaines at the Verge of Extinction: Civic right groups reveal the dire situation of Rakhaine people

The Rakhaine people have been living in different areas of Borguna and Patuakhali districts for hundreds of years. The history of these areas is intertwined with the culture, tradition, belief and social system of the Rakhaine people.

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Pope's visit puts a nation in quandary.

The Popes visit to Sri Lanka is expected to provide a test of relations between the Catholic Church and the Sangha and Buddhist clergies following comments about Nirvana in his recently-published book.

He was a magnificent pope who presided over a controversial pontificate, at times daring and defensive, inspiring and insular. John Paul II, 263rd successor of St. Peter, leaves behind the irony of a world more united because of his life and legacy, and a church more divided.
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Aandasangaree Lambaste Mavai Senathirajah & TNA for being the Proxy of LTTE

In an open letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, V.Aandasangaree Secretary General –TULF has lambasted Tamil National Alliance for its anti-Tamil stance.

V. Aandasangaree -  Secretary General -TULF.
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Burma: President urges nationwide ceasefire as a compulsory for 2015 elections

After the sixth round of talks (22 – 26 Sept.) between the Burmese Government and the Ethnic Rebels Alliance Group, peace process of Burma seems in bad condition.

President Thein Sein
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55th anniversary of diplomatic ties celebrated in Cuba

The Embassy of Sri Lanka and the Sri Lanka Students Association in Cuba ( SLAAC ) jointly hosted the Sri Lanka – Cuba Friendship Gala on 22nd September 2014 at the University of Las Villas in Santa Clara, the capital of Villa Clara Province to celebrate the 55th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

55th anniversary of  diplomatic ties celebrated in Cuba
55th anniversary of  diplomatic ties celebrated in Cuba
55th anniversary of  diplomatic ties celebrated in Cuba
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Dr. Swamy demands President's rule in Tamil Nadu

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday urged the Centre to impose President's rule in Tamil Nadu in the wake of violent incidents in the state after the conviction of AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa in a corruption case.

Dr. Subramanian Swamy
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