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Japan’s ruling party fears peace treaty talks with Russia may drag on

Meanwhile, there are reports in the Japanese media that dialogue between Moscow and Tokyo may be held rather successfully
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Japan’s ruling party fears peace treaty talks with Russia may drag on

Meanwhile, there are reports in the Japanese media that dialogue between Moscow and Tokyo may be held rather successfully

Man who tried to hijack Aeroflot flight to undergo mental examination

So far, medical examination showed traces of neither drugs nor psychotropic substances nor alcohol in PAvel Shapovalov’s blood
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Man who tried to hijack Aeroflot flight to undergo mental examination

So far, medical examination showed traces of neither drugs nor psychotropic substances nor alcohol in PAvel Shapovalov’s blood

Russia is fully compliant with INF Treaty, top brass says

The head of the Missile Troops and Artillery of Russia’s Ground Forces noted that the ongoing US campaign on accusing Russia of violating the INF Treaty is groundless
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Russia is fully compliant with INF Treaty, top brass says

The head of the Missile Troops and Artillery of Russia’s Ground Forces noted that the ongoing US campaign on accusing Russia of violating the INF Treaty is groundless

Attempted bribe to Sports Minister: SLC sends employee on compulsory leave

A Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) employee has been sent on compulsory leave, pending an inquiry, after he attempted to bribe Sports Minister Harin Fernando to include a player in the Sri Lanka ‘A’ Team.
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Attempted bribe to Sports Minister: SLC sends employee on compulsory leave

A Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) employee has been sent on compulsory leave, pending an inquiry, after he attempted to bribe Sports Minister Harin Fernando to include a player in the Sri Lanka ‘A’ Team.

Contempt case against Sarath Silva: SC defers case for February 7

The Supreme Court today deferred for February 7, the contempt of court petition filed against former Chief Justice Sarath N. Silva. The petition was filed by Senior Prof. Chandraguptha Thenuwara, Prof. Hewa Waduge Cyril and Senior Prof. Prashantha G
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Contempt case against Sarath Silva: SC defers case for February 7

The Supreme Court today deferred for February 7, the contempt of court petition filed against former Chief Justice Sarath N. Silva. The petition was filed by Senior Prof. Chandraguptha Thenuwara, Prof. Hewa Waduge Cyril and Senior Prof. Prashantha Gunawardena.

Court orders to detain five suspects arrested with heroin

The Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court today permitted the Police Narcotics Bureau to detain the five suspects who were arrested with 95.88 kgs of heroin worth more than Rs.1 billion in Kollupitiya yesterday.
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Court orders to detain five suspects arrested with heroin

The Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court today permitted the Police Narcotics Bureau to detain the five suspects who were arrested with 95.88 kgs of heroin worth more than Rs.1 billion in Kollupitiya yesterday.

Suspending MPs without taking legal action useless: Deputy Speaker

Deputy Speaker J. M. Ananda Kumarasiri said simply suspending MPs who misbehaved in Parliament in November last year would be useless if no legal action was taken against them. 
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Suspending MPs without taking legal action useless: Deputy Speaker

Deputy Speaker J. M. Ananda Kumarasiri said simply suspending MPs who misbehaved in Parliament in November last year would be useless if no legal action was taken against them. 

Two killed, three injured in Pothanegama accident

A mother and daughter were killed when the three-wheeler they were travelling in had collided with a cab on the Anuradhapura Puttalam New Road in Pothanegama, Anuradhapura this morning, the Police said.
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Two killed, three injured in Pothanegama accident

A mother and daughter were killed when the three-wheeler they were travelling in had collided with a cab on the Anuradhapura Puttalam New Road in Pothanegama, Anuradhapura this morning, the Police said.

Minister’s challenge to Team Tanzania

With two years left for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, a cabinet minister has urged Team Tanzania to make use of the remaining time to step up preparations and focus on the multi-sport event.
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Minister’s challenge to Team Tanzania

With two years left for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, a cabinet minister has urged Team Tanzania to make use of the remaining time to step up preparations and focus on the multi-sport event.

Dar bourse turnover falls on absence of foreign investors

The Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) traded shares worth only Sh13.27 million on Monday this week, down from Sh6.57 billion on Friday last week.
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Dar bourse turnover falls on absence of foreign investors

The Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) traded shares worth only Sh13.27 million on Monday this week, down from Sh6.57 billion on Friday last week.

‘Our men in Salisbury’: Petrov & Boshirov's European adventures turned into board game in Russia

For less than $2 you can now relive the experience of fitness instructors-cum-alleged GRU agents Ruslan Boshirov and Aleksandr Petrov, as they set off from Moscow to the English cathedral city. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Our men in Salisbury’: Petrov & Boshirov's European adventures turned into board game in Russia

For less than $2 you can now relive the experience of fitness instructors-cum-alleged GRU agents Ruslan Boshirov and Aleksandr Petrov, as they set off from Moscow to the English cathedral city. Read Full Article at RT.com

House passes bill preventing Trump from leaving NATO, tells allies to start pulling weight

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill to prevent President Donald Trump from withdrawing the country from NATO, but called on European allies to pay their dues – just like Trump has demanded. Read Full Article at RT.com
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House passes bill preventing Trump from leaving NATO, tells allies to start pulling weight

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill to prevent President Donald Trump from withdrawing the country from NATO, but called on European allies to pay their dues – just like Trump has demanded. Read Full Article at RT.com

Switzerland & Iran developing payment channel to bypass US sanctions

A special financial mechanism aimed at maintaining trade ties between Switzerland and Iran is ready for implementation, according to Sharif Nezam-Mafi, the head of the countries’ joint chamber of commerce. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Switzerland & Iran developing payment channel to bypass US sanctions

A special financial mechanism aimed at maintaining trade ties between Switzerland and Iran is ready for implementation, according to Sharif Nezam-Mafi, the head of the countries’ joint chamber of commerce. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘If Vogue can’t identify Muslim girls, why not hire someone who can?’

Fashion magazine Vogue had to apologize after misidentifying a Muslim activist featured in its latest issue. Avoiding such gaffes may be as simple as diversifying its staff, an American Muslim author told RT. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘If Vogue can’t identify Muslim girls, why not hire someone who can?’

Fashion magazine Vogue had to apologize after misidentifying a Muslim activist featured in its latest issue. Avoiding such gaffes may be as simple as diversifying its staff, an American Muslim author told RT. Read Full Article at RT.com

В американском сенате придумали, как прекратить рекордный шатдаун и «остановить глупость» в будущем

Предложение Дональда Трампа о выделении 5,7 млрд долларов на строительство стены от мигрантов и финансирование работы правительства до 8 фев
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В американском сенате придумали, как прекратить рекордный шатдаун и «остановить глупость» в будущем

Предложение Дональда Трампа о выделении 5,7 млрд долларов на строительство стены от мигрантов и финансирование работы правительства до 8 февраля законодатели решили разделить на два законопроекта. Инициатива вряд ли наберет нужные 60 голосов, но откроет путь к переговорам по двустороннему компромиссу.

SIA moves up to 18th spot in Fortune's Top 50 rankings, from 32nd place in 2018

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines (SIA) has moved up the Top 50 rankings of Fortune magazine's annual World's Most Admired Companies to 18th spot this year. The Singapore carrier is also the highest-ranked Asian company and the only company from South-east Asi
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SIA moves up to 18th spot in Fortune's Top 50 rankings, from 32nd place in 2018

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines (SIA) has moved up the Top 50 rankings of Fortune magazine's annual World's Most Admired Companies to 18th spot this year. The Singapore carrier is also the highest-ranked Asian company and the only company from South-east Asia to make the list. SIA was ranked No. 32 last year and No. 33 in 2017. Toyota, Alibaba and Samsung are the other Asian companies to make the Top 50 this year.

Pervert caught on car cam taking upskirt shots of woman at Tai Seng carpark

A man was purportedly caught taking upskirt shots of a woman in a multi-storey carpark at 18 Tai Seng on Tuesday afternoon (Jan 22). Stomp contributor Kenneth Tan, who had been visiting clients in the area, witnessed the incident while he was in his car at a
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Pervert caught on car cam taking upskirt shots of woman at Tai Seng carpark

A man was purportedly caught taking upskirt shots of a woman in a multi-storey carpark at 18 Tai Seng on Tuesday afternoon (Jan 22). Stomp contributor Kenneth Tan, who had been visiting clients in the area, witnessed the incident while he was in his car at around 2.52pm. A video of the incident was also captured on Kenneth's dashboard camera.

Injured actor Aloysius Pang's condition worsens, now in ICU and needs artificial life support

[Update, Jan 23, 3.40pm]: In an update on Wednesday afternoon, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said in a Facebook post that Corporal First Class (NS) Aloysius Pang's condition «is very serious and presently he needs artificial life support of his lungs, k
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Injured actor Aloysius Pang's condition worsens, now in ICU and needs artificial life support

[Update, Jan 23, 3.40pm]: In an update on Wednesday afternoon, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said in a Facebook post that Corporal First Class (NS) Aloysius Pang's condition «is very serious and presently he needs artificial life support of his lungs, kidneys and heart». «Even as the doctors do all they can, our prayers go to CFC (NS) Pang to turn this difficult corner, as well as to his family members for strength,» Dr Ng added.

Chance for young golfers to learn tips from LPGA pros

Honda Automobile (Thailand) invites young golf enthusiasts aged 8-15 to apply for the Honda LPGA Thailand Junior Golf Clinic 2019 to learn knowledge and skills closely with pro golfers who will compete in the Honda LPGA Thailand on 18th February 2019
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Chance for young golfers to learn tips from LPGA pros

Honda Automobile (Thailand) invites young golf enthusiasts aged 8-15 to apply for the Honda LPGA Thailand Junior Golf Clinic 2019 to learn knowledge and skills closely with pro golfers who will compete in the Honda LPGA Thailand on 18th February 2019 at the Siam Country Club Pattaya, Old Course.

David Schwimmer lookalike wanted for theft finally arrested

A theft suspect in England, who shot to fame for his uncanny resemblance to «Friends» star David Schwimmer, was finally arrested on Thursday, Jan. 17. Lancashire Police said that 36-year-old Abdullah Husseini was supposed to appear at the Black
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David Schwimmer lookalike wanted for theft finally arrested

A theft suspect in England, who shot to fame for his uncanny resemblance to «Friends» star David Schwimmer, was finally arrested on Thursday, Jan. 17. Lancashire Police said that 36-year-old Abdullah Husseini was supposed to appear at the Blackpool Magistrates' Court last December, in relation to charges of four counts of fraud and theft. The charges against him resulted from a case were a coat, a wallet and a phone was stolen from a restaurant in Blackpool last September 2018. After failing to appear in court, a warrant was issued for his arrest. Lancashire Police added that the Metropolitan Police were also on the lookout for him after he was ordered to appear in court...Keep on reading: David Schwimmer lookalike wanted for theft finally arrested

Legarda eyes Senate ratification of 2019 budget by Feb. 6

MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Loren Legardais eyeing the Senate ratification of the proposed P3.7 trillion national budget by February 6. The target date is also the last day of the session of Congress before it adjourns. «On January 28, Monday
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Legarda eyes Senate ratification of 2019 budget by Feb. 6

MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Loren Legardais eyeing the Senate ratification of the proposed P3.7 trillion national budget by February 6. The target date is also the last day of the session of Congress before it adjourns. «On January 28, Monday at 10 a.m., we will resume the bicameral conference of the budget and the House has committed to finish it on and before January 30 for a Senate ratification of February 6,» Legarda, chair of the Senate committee on finance, told reporters on Wednesday. On Tuesday, contingents from the Senate, led by Legarda, and from the House of Representatives met for the first time in a conference to reconcile their versions of the 2019 General Appr...Keep on reading: Legarda eyes Senate ratification of 2019 budget by Feb. 6

Miss Universe Catriona Gray urged: Speak vs lower age of criminal liability

  MANILA, Philippines --- As debates on lowering the age of criminal liability continue, the public yearned for that one voice that championed children's cause at the world stage: Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray. Taking their call on social media, net
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Miss Universe Catriona Gray urged: Speak vs lower age of criminal liability

  MANILA, Philippines --- As debates on lowering the age of criminal liability continue, the public yearned for that one voice that championed children's cause at the world stage: Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray. Taking their call on social media, netizens urged Gary to speak about moves by legislators at the House of Representatives to set the minimum age of criminal responsibility at nine years old. Twitter user Justin Dizon cited the reigning Miss Universe's role in a foundation, which helps kids in Tondo. "Now is the time for@catrionaelisato say her stand on the issue. As a Miss Universe, she possesses a great amount of influence that can help us fight this move of the ...Keep on reading: Miss Universe Catriona Gray urged: Speak vs lower age of criminal liability

Seoul accuses Japanese patrol plane of threatening flight

  SEOUL, South Korea --- South Korea's military has accused Japan of a «clear provocation» over what it says was a threatening low-altitude flight by a Japanese patrol plane over a South Korean warship. An official from Seoul's Joint Ch
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Seoul accuses Japanese patrol plane of threatening flight

  SEOUL, South Korea --- South Korea's military has accused Japan of a «clear provocation» over what it says was a threatening low-altitude flight by a Japanese patrol plane over a South Korean warship. An official from Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said Wednesday that the plane flew 60 to 70 meters (196 to 229 feet) above the water near a South Korean naval ship.   Seoul and Tokyo are key U.S. allies and close economic partners, but are currently locked in disputes over military issues and wartime history. South Korea also accused another Japanese patrol plane of conducting a low-altitude flight over a South Korean warship that had been rescuing a North Korean f...Keep on reading: Seoul accuses Japanese patrol plane of threatening flight

Palace declares holiday in areas holding 2nd BOL plebiscite

      MANILA, Philippines---President Rodrigo Duterte has declared Feb. 6 a non-working holiday in Lanao Del Norte (except Iligan City) and in seven North Cotabato municipalities for the second day of the plebiscite of the Bangsamo
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Palace declares holiday in areas holding 2nd BOL plebiscite

      MANILA, Philippines---President Rodrigo Duterte has declared Feb. 6 a non-working holiday in Lanao Del Norte (except Iligan City) and in seven North Cotabato municipalities for the second day of the plebiscite of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). Upon Duterte's order, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea signed Proclamation No. 656 on Jan. 21, to formalize the holiday in the areas. The seven municipalities under North Cotabato that will participate in the plebiscite are Aleosan, Carmen, Kabacan, Midsayap, Pikit, Pigkawayan, and Talunan. In his proclamation, the President ordered the declaration of a non-working holiday to give people in these ...Keep on reading: Palace declares holiday in areas holding 2nd BOL plebiscite

Principals and teachers told to prepare for 2019 Academic Year

Director of Education Services Roy Obed has reminded all Provincial Education Officers, Education Authority Directors and Teachers that the 2019 Academic year will commence on February 4, 2019.
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Principals and teachers told to prepare for 2019 Academic Year

Director of Education Services Roy Obed has reminded all Provincial Education Officers, Education Authority Directors and Teachers that the 2019 Academic year will commence on February 4, 2019.