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Sri Lanka Reconciliation Forum Sydney proposes further constitutional reforms in Sri Lanka

In the interests of reconciliation amongst communities in Sri Lanka and the impact it has on Sri Lankan origin communities in Australia, the Sri Lanka Reconciliation Forum, Sydney has issued a communiqué on broad proposals for further constitutional reform in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka Reconciliation Forum Sydney proposes further constitutional reforms in Sri Lanka
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Letter from America: Are the Rohingya people facing genocide?

Genocide is a serious matter and not a term to be bandied around willy-nilly. Recently the museum staff of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum from Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide investigated the threats facing the Rohingya people.

Letter from America: Are the Rohingya people facing genocide?
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France’s First Family of Far-Right Explodes: dad goes ballistic while disowning daughter

Jean-Marie Le Pen, the co-founder of Front National – FN – the far-right party of France, which scored some electoral successes in recent months, is, according to his own admission, firing on his all cylinders against her own daughter in a rage for being instrumental in suspending him from the party.

France’s First Family of Far-Right Explodes: dad goes ballistic while disowning daughter
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Mysterious political chemistry in Nagaland becomes most intriguing in Indian democratic history

Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang said the induction of the Opposition Congress into his NPF-led DAN Ministry was a “dream” fulfilled as they had been dreaming of having an “Opposition-less” government in Nagaland.

Mysterious political chemistry in Nagaland becomes most intriguing in Indian democratic history
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"Slow but steady wins the race": Lilawati

This is the inspirational story of Lilawati-a teacher cum farmer. The mother of 7 children—4 daughters and 3 sons, of whom one son died at the age of 25 years—66 years old Lilawati lives with her retired husband, 2 sons and their wives, a widowed daughter-in-law (who is a teacher) and 5 grandsons and 5 granddaughters. Lilawati, one of five siblings, lost her parents when she was very young. Her elder brother brought up the family. Lilawati could study only till Class 5 and was married off when she was just 15 years old.

 Lilawati-a teacher cum farmer
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Namal will quit politics if allegation proven

Responding to allegations leveled against former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his family of possessing a wealth of USD 18 billion, Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa vowed to quit politics if charges were proven.

Namal will  quit politics if allegation proven
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Mubarak & Sons Gets 3 Years Jail In Retrial For Embezzling Millions

An Egyptian court sentenced former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to three years in jail without parole on Saturday in the retrial of a corruption case, although the trio is unlikely to go to jail again.

Hoshni Mubarak & his two sons in the court room
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A party for Somawansa and a party for Weerawansa!

At the rate the political parties are mushrooming in Sri Lanka we can be assured of a cabinet of more than one hundred or more ministers very soon.

Former JVP leader Somawansa Amarasinghe who left the party recently launched a fast at the Independence Square in Colombo this morning urging the President to probe into the alleged coup on the presidential election night.
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Ex TN CM Jayalalithaa disproportionate assets case: Prohibitory orders imposed near Karnataka High Court on May 11

Corruption scams are not rare in India: regime seems to promote this crime as the necessary social evil but in doing so it harms the societal order.

Ex TN CM Jayalalithaa disproportionate assets case: Prohibitory orders imposed near Karnataka High Court on May 11
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