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World NowEvery day on World Now, we highlight a photo from somewhere in the world. Today our photo comes from Sri Lanka, where fishermen and Maoist opposition groups are protesting increases in fuel prices. Protests have raged in the South Asian island nation...
World NowEvery day on World Now we choose a remarkable photo from around the world. Today we spotted this vivid shot of Buddhist monks gathering in Sri Lanka, pushing against calls to investigate alleged war crimes....
L.A. at HomeWright auction: Lighting proved to be the star of the Chicago auction house Wright's sale on Oct. 6, as lamps by Angelo Lelli Greta Magnusson Grossman spurred bidding wars and resulted in eye-popping prices....
World NowA Sri Lankan court has sentenced former army chief Sarath Fonseka to an additional three years in prison for allegedly implicating the defense secretary in war crimes in the final weeks of the civil war with the separatist Tamil Tigers. Fonseka was quoted...
Daily DishRestaurant Diary: Drinking and thinking at Colombo's....
Reuters* Signed MOU to buy six A330-300s, four A350-900s from 2014-2023 -CEO * Airline to replace ageing, fuel-guzzling aircraft -CEO * Boeing offer lacked interim aircraft the airline needed -CEO * Sri Lankan in discussion with lease firms on buying six...
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...
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...
Wayne Winston has been in a four-year battle to wrestle leadership of the Bridgeport chapter of the NAACP, alleging financial improprieties on the part of its current president. Recently, he petitioned the state NAACP to take over the chapter. Coverage of...
Although Orlando is a medium-sized metro, its two main hospital systems rank in the big leagues of top-grossing nonprofit hospitals in the nation, according to a recent report. With annual gross charges of $8 billion, Florida Hospital came in fourth out...
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...
Hartford CourantUn hombre de 66 años de edad presuntamente apuñaló a uno de sus hijos gemelos en la mano después de que este le pidiera que bajara el volumen de la televisión. Alfonse Colombo fue detenido y acusado el lunes de asalto en primer grado, amenaza en segundo...
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