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Shi'ite militias deploy to take on Islamic State insurgents near Iraq's Ramadi
BAGHDAD/BEIRUT (Reuters) - A convoy of Shi'ite Muslim militia and Iraqi army forces set out from a base near Ramadi on Saturday to advance on areas held by Islamic State, a Shi'ite spokesman said, launching a counter-offensive to reverse stunning gains by the jihadi insurgents.








Publ.Date : Sat, 23 May 2015 12:24:12 GMT
-Al Shabaab attacks soldiers in south Somalia, two dozen dead
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least 24 people were killed in southern Somalia after fighting between al Shabaab Islamist militants and government forces, residents and the rebel group said on Saturday.

Publ.Date : Sat, 23 May 2015 12:16:15 GMT
-Irish voters back gay marriage in 'social revolution'
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish voters backed same-sex marriage by a landslide in a referendum marking a dramatic social shift in the traditionally Catholic country, government ministers and opponents of the bill said on Saturday.








Publ.Date : Sat, 23 May 2015 11:52:55 GMT
-Five Tunisian migrants die in shipwreck
TUNIS (Reuters) - At least five Tunisian migrants died on Saturday when their boat sailing to Italy capsized off the Tunisian coast, officials said.

Publ.Date : Sat, 23 May 2015 11:32:06 GMT
-Russia to adopt tough position if Ukraine defaults: PM Medvedev
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia would adopt a tough position if Ukraine decided not to pay off debts owed to Moscow by its previous government, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview broadcast by Russian TV on Saturday.








Publ.Date : Sat, 23 May 2015 11:23:47 GMT
-Islamic State raises flag over citadel in Syria's Palmyra: supporters
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters have raised their flag over an ancient citadel in Syria's historic city of Palmyra, pictures posted online overnight by the group's supporters showed.

Publ.Date : Sat, 23 May 2015 09:36:58 GMT
-Mexico gunfight kills 43 as government hits gang hard
ZAMORA, Mexico (Reuters) - Government security forces killed 42 suspected drug cartel henchmen and suffered one fatality in a firefight in western Mexico on Friday, an official said, one of the bloodiest shootouts in a decade of gang violence wracking the country.








Publ.Date : Sat, 23 May 2015 08:36:57 GMT
-China and Peru agree to study transcontinental rail link
BEIJING (Reuters) - China and Peru have agreed to study the feasibility of a controversial 5,300 km (3,300 miles) transcontinental railroad that will connect Peru's Pacific coast with Brazil's Atlantic coast, China's official Xinhua News Agency reported.








Publ.Date : Sat, 23 May 2015 07:34:04 GMT
-Suicide bomber kills 21 at Saudi Shi'ite mosque, Islamic State claims attack
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Publ.Date : Sat, 23 May 2015 07:29:37 GMT
-Dispute over Mideast nuclear arms ban torpedoes U.N. conference
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A month-long review conference on the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty ended in failure on Friday after its members were unable to overcome disagreements on an atomic weapons ban for the Middle East, which the United States blamed on Egypt.








Publ.Date : Sat, 23 May 2015 07:18:54 GMT
-Dispute over Mideast nuclear arms ban torpedoes U.N. conference
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A month-long review conference on the 1970 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty ended in failure on Friday after its members were unable to overcome disagreements on an atomic weapons ban for the Middle East.

Publ.Date : Fri, 22 May 2015 23:58:29 GMT
-U.N. investigates reports of executions, abuses in Mali
BAMAKO (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Friday it was investigating reports of serious human rights abuses, including the execution of civilians, in northern Mali following clashes this week between northern Tuareg separatist rebels and pro-government militia.








Publ.Date : Fri, 22 May 2015 23:40:23 GMT
-High turnout seen favoring Yes in Irish gay marriage vote
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish voters turned out in droves to cast ballots in a gay marriage referendum on Friday, with the high turnout likely to favor the Yes side seeking equality just two decades after the country decriminalized homosexuality.








Publ.Date : Fri, 22 May 2015 22:49:09 GMT
-U.S. suspends Burundi peacekeeping training over protests
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it had suspended training of Burundi soldiers for African peacekeeping missions over concerns that political violence in the country would hamper their ability to participate in such operations.

Publ.Date : Fri, 22 May 2015 22:43:35 GMT
-Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes off Solomon Islands: USGS
(Reuters) - A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck close to the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific Ocean, just days after the archipelago was hit by another strong earthquake, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Friday.








Publ.Date : Fri, 22 May 2015 22:39:20 GMT
-U.S., Cuba make progress on restoring ties but no deal yet
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cuba and the United States reported making progress toward restoring diplomatic relations following two days of talks and pledged on Friday to continue informal negotiations in the coming weeks.

Publ.Date : Fri, 22 May 2015 22:18:53 GMT
-Gunfight in western Mexico kills at least 42: officials
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - At least 42 people were killed on Friday in western Mexico in a gunfight between suspected gang members and security forces, two government officials said, the latest bloodshed in an area that has been plagued by violent drug gangs.








Publ.Date : Fri, 22 May 2015 21:46:06 GMT
-China says U.S. South China Sea actions 'irresponsible, dangerous'
BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China said on Friday it was "strongly dissatisfied" after a U.S. spy plane flew over part of the South China Sea this week near where China is building artificial islands, and called on the United States to stop such action or risk causing an accident.








Publ.Date : Fri, 22 May 2015 21:38:13 GMT
-Wounded Egyptian soldier kidnapped and killed in Sinai: sources
CAIRO (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist militants kidnapped a wounded Egyptian soldier then killed him in the restive North Sinai province on Friday, security sources said.








Publ.Date : Fri, 22 May 2015 20:47:31 GMT
-Iran's Yemen-bound aid ship docks in Djibouti, WFP to deliver aid cargo
London (Reuters) - An Iranian aid ship docked on Friday in Djibouti, where its cargo will be inspected by the United Nations before being moved to conflict-torn Yemen, Iran's semi-official Fars news agency reported.

Publ.Date : Fri, 22 May 2015 20:29:08 GMT
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Sri Lankan probe finds evidence of sex bribes in women's cricket team - Hindustan Times

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Sri Lankan probe finds evidence of sex bribes in women's cricket team
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-Meher Khalil: The ordinary bus driver who turned Sri Lanka's 'hero' - The Indian Express

The Indian Express

Meher Khalil: The ordinary bus driver who turned Sri Lanka's 'hero'
The Indian Express
Meher Khalil earned fame and success after saving Sri Lanka's cricket team from a deadly 2009 attack in Pakistan, but the bus driver calls the incident “tragic” and says it is best forgotten. The 43-year-old will be one of the guests of honour at ...
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-FCID begins inquiries into controversial Lanka Hospitals PLC share transaction - Newsfirst

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FCID begins inquiries into controversial Lanka Hospitals PLC share transaction
Newsfirst
The Financial Crimes Investigations Division, or FCID, has begun inquiries into the controversial share transaction, where stocks of Lanka Hospitals PLC, were sold to an Indian company. The police stated that the FCID, summoned Colombo-based ...


-Gang-rape prompts protests in Sri Lanka's north - Aljazeera.com

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Gang-rape prompts protests in Sri Lanka's north
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More than 100 people have been arrested during protests against the gang-rape and murder of a 17-year-old schoolgirl, in the biggest public demonstration recorded in Sri Lanka's north. Police fired tear gas and shops, banks and schools were closed on ...
Outrage in Sri Lanka over teenager's rape and murderBBC News
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-Sri Lanka to Prosecute Those Accused of Sexually Harassing Women Cricketers - NDTVSports.com

NDTVSports.com

Sri Lanka to Prosecute Those Accused of Sexually Harassing Women Cricketers
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Colombo: Sri Lankan authorities on Saturday said they would initiate criminal action against two men managing the women's cricket team following allegations they demanded sexual favours from team members to guarantee their positions.(Sri Lanka to ...

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-Civil war stories from Sri Lanka contribute to French film Dheepan - RFI

RFI

Civil war stories from Sri Lanka contribute to French film Dheepan
RFI
The nine-year-old Illayaal, whose school in Sri Lanka she says was "burned down by the government", doesn't want to go to a school where she can't speak the language. The man tries to console her and persuade her to go and learn French, while also ...
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-Pak Sri Lanka Friendship has Centuries old Civilizational Roots: Pak Envoy - Ministry of Defence (press release)

Pak Sri Lanka Friendship has Centuries old Civilizational Roots: Pak Envoy
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While, briefing the delegation, the High Commissioner highlighted that Pakistan and Sri Lanka continue to enjoy extremely cordial relations in all spheres, since establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. These deep rooted ...
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-Four Sri Lankan Ministers resign - The Hindu

Four Sri Lankan Ministers resign
The Hindu
Four Ministers belonging to the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) on Thursday resigned from the government. The Ministers — Mahinda Yapa Abewardene, Cabinet Minister in charge of Parliamentary Affairs; Dilan Perera, State Minister for Housing and ...

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-Sri Lanka Marks Anniversary of Civil War's End With New Focus on Reconciliation - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Sri Lanka Marks Anniversary of Civil War's End With New Focus on Reconciliation
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The anniversary of the end of Sri Lanka's three-decade civil war on May 19, 2009 is usually marked with celebration and triumphalist military parades. Not this year. Six years after the Sri Lankan government led by Mahindra Rajapaksa declared an end to ...
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-Growing danger of landslides in Sri Lanka - World Socialist Web Site

World Socialist Web Site

Growing danger of landslides in Sri Lanka
World Socialist Web Site
Government authorities are once again issuing landslide warnings as Sri Lanka's central hills are being hit by heavy monsoon rains. On April 20, a massive landslide hit the Haldummulla area in the Badulla district, not far from last October's ...

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