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One goal kept Stojkovic from Premier League

Goals change games in football but for Dragan Stojkovic, the man Arsene Wenger once tipped to succeed him at Arsenal, one goal altered the course of his career and landed him in China instead...

Malaysia ex-PM’s wife grilled by corruption investigators

The luxury-loving wife of Malaysia's former prime minister faced fresh questioning Wednesday by anti-corruption investigators probing a multi-billion-dollar scandal that contributed to the old regime losing power. Rosmah Mansor, widely reviled in Malaysia for her...

‘I’ve proved myself over and over’, says Garcia

Sergio Garcia said on Wednesday that he has proved his Ryder Cup qualities "over and over", after being handed a wildcard pick by European captain Thomas Bjorn. The Spaniard has won 22.5 points in the...

US would lose out in trade war against the world: ECB

Economic activity in the United States could fall more than two percent within a year if Washington launched a trade war on a wide front, European Central Bank researchers suggested Wednesday. The forecast comes as...

Local News

The employees of SLTB in the Kandy District have commenced an...

The employees of Sri Lanka Transport Board in the Kandy District have commenced an indefinite strike action from today(26), says the Central Province SLTB...

Strategic development plan for domestic airports

The domestic airports at Ratmalana, Batticaloa, Palaly, Sigiriya, Koggala and Digana are to be developed as profitable airports by linking them into a streamlined...

President at UN

President Maithripala Sirisena arrives at the United nations Headquarters, New York to participate in the 73rd United Nations General Assembly yesterday.

President urges world community to look at Sri Lanka with a...

President Maithripala Sirisena called upon the international community to look at Sri Lanka with a fresh perspective and consider the tremendous progress made by...

Two youngsters identified from ‘semi-naked’ photos at Pidurangala

Two of the youths who had taken ‘semi-naked’ photographs on top of the Pidurangala Rock have been identified, stated Sigiriya Police. Investigations conducted by police...

Dengue Prevention Week enters day one

The national dengue eradication programme covering all districts in the country will be implemented from today (26), the Ministry of Health stated.

World News

EU launches Asia strategy to rival China’s ‘new Silk Road’

As doubts grow over China's vast "Belt and Road" trade infrastructure project, the EU is launching an alternative plan for Asia that it says...

Erdogan, Merkel to meet amid tensions, protests

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay a state visit to Germany this week as the two countries seek to rebuild ties after a...

Sports News

One goal kept Stojkovic from Premier League

Goals change games in football but for Dragan Stojkovic, the man Arsene Wenger once tipped to succeed him at Arsenal, one goal altered the...

‘I’ve proved myself over and over’, says Garcia

Sergio Garcia said on Wednesday that he has proved his Ryder Cup qualities "over and over", after being handed a wildcard pick by European...

Entertainment News

The luxury-loving wife of Malaysia's former prime minister faced fresh questioning Wednesday by anti-corruption investigators probing a multi-billion-dollar scandal that contributed to the old regime losing power. Rosmah Mansor, widely reviled in Malaysia for her expensive tastes and imperious manner,...
One of the greatest mysteries in art history appears to have been solved. The identity of the model who posed for the most scandalous painting of the 19th century, Gustave Courbet's "L'Origine du monde" (The Origin of the world), has...
The brochure portrayed it as a divers' paradise located along the Red Sea in Sudan. It was in fact one of the Israeli intelligence agency's most audacious operations. The stunning tale is set to become a Hollywood film, starring Ben...

Business News

Nike touts edgy ads but shares fall on mixed earnings

Nike's CEO said Tuesday a controversial ad campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick was connecting with consumers...

EU announces legal entity to maintain business with Iran

The European Union said Monday its members would set up a payment system to allow...

Instagram co-founders resigning

Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger are leaving the smartphone photo-sharing service bought by...

Switzerland considers tighter rules on sustainable ‘fair food’

Swiss voters are casting their ballots in not one, but two votes which campaigners say...

Late to the party, German carmakers join race against Tesla

After years watching Tesla's electric cars speed ahead while they have been on the defensive...

Comcast eclipses Murdoch’s Fox with £30 billion Sky bid

US cable giant Comcast outbid Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox in a blind auction for...
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Chinese mine explosion – 11 dead, 23 rescued

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