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Sri Lanka’s Strategic Location Incites US-China Rivalry

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cancelled a scheduled visit to Sri Lanka on June 27 as part of his 'Indo-Pacific' tour citing “unavoidable scheduling conflicts”, according to the United States Embassy in Colombo. But they might more precisely have said, the visit was dropped “due to unavoidable opposition to U.S. moves” in Sri Lanka. Source: Wikimedia Commons." class="caption" align="right" />

Sri Lanka Navy's SLNS Samudura and USNS Fall River (T-EPF-4) at the Hambanthota Port in 2017. Under the Hambantota “debt swap” deal the Chinese were given 15,000 acres around the harbour on 99-year old lease. 
Source: Wikimedia Commons.
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The mystery of sneeze

It is actually considered as one of science’s big mysteries but experts explain what a sneeze is and why eyelids shut down in response. Sneezes are involuntary, it is explained, and small particles like pollen or dust float up your nose and irritate your membrane and it triggers a whole series of reactions.

Donna Griffiths - holds the record for the longest attack of sneezing.
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Sri Lanka for balanced and comprehensive disarmament, Sri Lanka’s envoy in Geneva says

The international and regional strategic landscapes becoming increasingly constrained, only accentuates the need for the Conference on Disarmament (CD) to get down to its substantive task of negotiating appropriate disarmament frameworks, said Ambassador A.L.A. Azeez speaking at the CD Plenary Session in Geneva.

Sri Lanka for balanced and comprehensive disarmament, Sri Lanka’s envoy in Geneva says
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Failing state near to collapse - Global Guerillas

The Easter Sunday bombings exposed a shambolic non functioning state where no action was taken on operational intelligence from an unimpeachable source that could have prevented the catastrophic event that led to 259 deaths and 500 wounded. Incredibly the National Security Council had not met for over 6 months.

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Fast changing methods to attract public attention

All what we have seen the method to achieve trade union demands in the past was a strike, but the same trade union action is also used now for political issues.

Fast changing methods to attract public attention
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Rishad proves MP Weerawansa’s Parliamentary claims fabricated

The Leader of ACMC slammed an opposition MP in Parliament on June 18 for damaging and wild allegations made in the House, which falsely claimed that ACMC leader was related through his family to a woman suicide bomber identified in April 21 Easter Sunday bombings.

Leader of ACMC Rishad Bathiudeen MP addresses the Parliament on 18 June.
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Give him a free hand please!

'Shakib, Liton star in Tigers' highest ever ODI run-chase' The Daily Star, Bangladesh's leading newspaper carried in its headline. Bangladesh registered a comfortable seven-wicket victory with 51 balls to spare against West Indies in Taunton on Monday.

Chandika Hathurusinghe
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Sri Lanka Easter bomb attacks and the role of Western intelligence agencies

Speculation that Western intelligence agencies had a hand in the well-coordinated, precision-timed Easter suicide bombings in Sri Lanka arises from a number of sources and circumstances. Analysts are still trying to figure out how the little-known group ‘National Thawheed Jamaath’ (NTJ) could have orchestrated such a feat.

Sri Lanka  Easter bomb attacks and the role of Western intelligence agencies
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Country is suffering from a drought of statesman!

Chief prelate of Asgiriya chapter Most Ven. Dr Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana Thera has stressed the need for the various community of this country to live as brothers and sisters. He has said that we are all Sri Lankans born in this country and we have lived together for several centuries without any issues.

James Freeman Clarke (April 4, 1810 – June 8, 1888) was an American theologian and author.
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5G: The Fifth Generation of Mobile Network Communication Technology

The development of new mobile network communication technologies is always in progress. In a highly interconnected world, the demand for increasingly efficient and performant communication protocols is unstoppable. The 5G network looks to be ground-breaking.

5G: The Fifth Generation of Mobile Network Communication Technology
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