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GMOA and University lecturers to fight for patients' rights

A discussion between the Executive Committee of the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) and the Unions of the lecturers of all the faculties of universities in Sri Lanka, was held at the Medical Faculty, Colombo.

Dr Naveen de Soysa, Secretary of the GMOA
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Army contradicts allegations of sexual exploitation of Tamil women

The Sri Lanka Army Headquarters has revealed that it has noted with dismay a recent statement, alleged to have been made by the head of an ethnic reconciliation body on sexual exploitation and abuses of Tamil women by the Army in the post war scenario. The Army categorically denies the same as a baseless allegation.

In this photograph taken on February 14, 2017, former Sri Lankan president and the head of the country’s reconciliation process Chandrika Kumaratunga speaks to media in Colombo
Army contradicts  allegations of  sexual exploitation of Tamil women
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International investigation still needed to address alleged atrocities in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) welcomed reports that the Myanmar military had halted its brutal counterinsurgency campaign in northern Rakhine State, but stressed that an independent inquiry is still needed to investigate alleged atrocities in the context of its operations.

 APHR Chairperson Charles Santiago
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International Community needs 2nd Thought for Burma

Half a Century and two decades (1947-2017), i.e. three generations of Burmese has suffered in the intense civil war with no end in sight.

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Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, linked to World Trade Center attack - died

Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, the blind firebrand Islamist cleric behind the World Trade Center bombing in 1993, has died in federal prison, Fox News has learned. He was 78.

Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman- Blind firebrand Islamist cleric
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Letter From America: Is there a glimmer of hope in a dysfunctional world?

The USA is in a disarray or so it seems these days with the POTUS attacking the media. On Thursday Trump said that the media "is out of control." Some media "is fantastic," the president allowed. But on the whole, journalism is plagued by "false, horrible, fake reporting."

Letter From America: Is there a glimmer of hope in a dysfunctional world?
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Laughter: it’s the best medicine, indeed!

A few days ago, the British media reported how the Queen managed to deal with a heavy cold that she came down with, during the Christmas period, owing to which she missed the traditional Christmas church service at Sandringham Estate.

Laughter: it’s the best medicine, indeed!
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