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Indonesia Executes Eight Drug Convicts

Defying international condemnation and rejecting 11th-hour pleas for clemency, the Indonesian government executed eight drug convicts after midnight on Wednesday, including seven foreigners.

Executed  twoAustralian Citizens
Myuran Sukumaran, 33, was informed his plea for clemency had been rejected after a letter was hand-delivered to Bali's Kerobokan prison by an Indonesian government official on Wednesday
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Time to walk the talk for accelerating towards TB-free India

India's fight against tuberculosis (TB) has made remarkable progress despite which formidable challenges remain. With the launch of 'Call To Action For TB Free India' last week amidst strong commitment from India's Health Ministry and other partners in fight against TB, it is high time to start preparing and acting upon the promises made towards ending TB in India, and eventually, the world. "

Time to walk the talk for accelerating towards TB-free India
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John Kerry To Undertake Official Visit To Sri Lanka – Foreign Ministry

On the invitation of Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, Secretary of State of the United States of America John Kerry will pay an official visit to Sri Lanka from 2nd to 3rd May 2015, states a press release by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Mangala & Kerry when they met in Washington DC - File Photo
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Five new envoys accredited to Lanka present credentials

Four new Ambassadors and one High Commissioner presented credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today, according to press release by President’s Media.

Five new envoys  accredited to Lanka present credentials
Five new envoys  accredited to Lanka present credentials
Five new envoys  accredited to Lanka present credentials
Five new envoys  accredited to Lanka present credentials
Five new envoys  accredited to Lanka present credentials
Five new envoys  accredited to Lanka present credentials
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