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Miss Mexico Crowns Miss World 2018

A Mexican model and volunteer was crowned as the 68th Miss World at a glitzy event on the tropical Chinese island of Hainan on Saturday.

Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon (R), 26, has a degree in international business (AFP)
Miss World 2018 Vanessa Ponce de León of Mexico (center) with 1st Runner-Up Nicolene Pichapa Limsnukan of Thailand (3rd from left) who is also Miss World Asia-Oceania. The other continental winners are Miss World Africa Quiin Abenayko of Uganda, Miss World Europe Maria Vasilevich of Belarus, Miss World Caribbean Kadijah Robinson of Jamaica and Miss World Americas Solaris Barba of Panama (who effectively replaced Vanessa after she won)
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Rayyan; a true patriot

'Sri Lanka's political crisis spurs tourists to cancel peak season' is Reuters' news but yet little Rayyan was not discouraged by this in anyway and went on regardless to take part in an international event in his school in Riyadh to promote countries the students represent.

Rayyan - one who sporting a Sri Lankan cricket T-shirt
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Ravi Karunanayake To Receive Back His Position in the UNP and Portfolio

UNP MP Ravi Karunanayake is to be made Party's Deputy Leader-and later on he is to be made Finance Minister, a portfolio he held earlier.

Ravi Karunanayake To Receive Back His Position in the UNP and Portfolio
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We are only partners of Sri Lanka democracy, but not of UNP’-ACMC

The All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) said that they are committed stakeholders of Sri Lanka’s democracy and not striving to promote deposed PM Ranil Wickremesinghe as an individual.

Leader of ACMC Rishad Bathiudeen MP speaks to the Press after giving his statement to CID.
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Sri Lanka deposed UNP says country under dictatorship

Sri Lanka's deposed ruling party the UNP said that the country is now under a dictatorship.

Former Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka MP-Jathika Hela Urumaya
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Sri Lanka court starts hearing Parliament dissolution petition

A bench of 7 justices presided by Chief Justice began hearing the FR applications filed challenging Gazette on dissolution of Parliament.

Sri Lanka court starts hearing Parliament dissolution petition
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What did PM Rajapaksa and deposed Ranil discuss for 20 minutes?

Sri Lankan media and political circles were blacked out on Friday 30 November of the famous meeting between Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa and deposed PM Ranil Wickremesinghe at Parliament Library.

What did PM Rajapaksa and deposed Ranil discuss for 20 minutes?
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George Herbert Walker Bush died Friday at the age of 94

George H.W. Bush, who in one term as president reasserted the U.S. as the world's lone superpower, rallying an international coalition against Iraq's Saddam Hussein in the first Gulf War and presiding over the fall of the Berlin Wall and subsequent collapse of the Soviet Union, died on Friday. He was 94.

George Herbert Walker Bush
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Sri Lanka courts fixes case on Rajapaksa government's legitimacy

Sri Lanka’s Appeal Courts postponed the hearing on the legitimacy of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa government to next Monday 3 December.

Mahinda Rajapaksa - The Embroiled Prime Minister
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