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ReutersSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Japanese government bonds plunged on Thursday, taking yields to their highest in a year and leading a selloff in bonds globally after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's remarks sparked worries of a reduction in U.S. monetary...
ReutersCOLOMBO, May 22 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka left-arm fast bowler Chanaka Welegedara has been ruled out of the Champions Trophy starting in England and Wales next month with an ankle injury. Welegedara will be replaced by all-rounder Dilhara Lokuhettige who has...
Tags: Human Interest
ReutersCOLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's opposition parties and trade unions accused the government on Tuesday of threatening state employees with the sack if they took part in planned street protests against a sharp rise in electricity prices. Only a few hundred...
ReutersBy Matt Smith DUBAI, May 9 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka will allow foreigners full ownership of businesses if they invest more than $10 million, a minister said, and the measure will likely be introduced within two months. The proposed change comes as the...
LONDON – Ending four decades of perfect attendance, Queen Elizabeth II will skip the biennial meeting of Commonwealth leaders later this year as part of a rethink by palace officials of long-distance travel and public events for the 87-year-old...
ReutersMay 03 (TheWrap.com) - Salman Rushdie's novel "Midnight's Children" is a sprawling book that its author has described as a "love letter to India" -- a chronicle of the country's birth and occasionally troubled history as experienced by a boy born at the...
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ReutersCOLOMBO, May 2 (Reuters) - Left-arm fast bowler Chanaka Welegedara was recalled after an absence of three years to Sri Lanka's one-day squad for the Champions Trophy in England next month. Welegedara, who last played a one-day international in June 2010,...
Reuters* Sri Lanka intensifying crackdown on dissent-Amnesty * Space for criticism decreases, climate of fear in Sri Lanka * Urges Commonwealth members to pressure Sri Lanka * Sri Lanka government condemns Amnesty report By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal...
ReutersCompiled for Reuters by Media Monitors. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. THE AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW (www.afr.com) As part of the takeover of grain and related commodities storage and logistics...
ReutersCOLOMBO, April 25 (Reuters) - A leading human rights group urged the Commonwealth on Thursday to shift the venue of its November summit from Sri Lanka because of Colombo's failure to address accusations of rights violations in the final stages of the...
"Doctor Who" is celebrating 50 years on the air this year, new episodes begin airing Saturday and to top it all off, the good Doctor has just received a Peabody Award for 50 years of "evolving with technology and the times like nothing else in the known...
RedEye"Southland," "Girls," "Game Change," "Louie," "Doctor Who" and "Saturday Night Live" mastermind Lorne Michaels are among this year's Peabody Award winners honoring the best in electronic media. It's nice to see "Southland"--one of the best shows the Emmy...
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