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අඟහරුවාදා, 11 අගෝස්තු 2015 07:55

Turkey attacks: Deadly violence in Istanbul and Sirnak

Six members of the security forces have been killed in a series of attacks in Turkey amid rising tension between the government and Kurdish militants.

අඟහරුවාදා, 11 අගෝස්තු 2015 07:52

Afghanistan: Taliban suicide bomb attack near Kabul airport

A Taliban suicide bomber has attacked a checkpoint near the entrance to the international airport in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing five people.
Local officials said at least 16 people were injured in the blast.

අඟහරුවාදා, 11 අගෝස්තු 2015 07:31

Germany government gained from Greek crisis - IWH study

The Greek debt crisis has saved the German government some €100bn (£70bn; $109bn) in lower borrowing costs because investors have sought safety in German bonds, a study has found.

අඟහරුවාදා, 11 අගෝස්තු 2015 07:28


The current speed record has stood for 46 years. When will it be beaten, asks Adam Hadhazy.

සදුදා, 10 අගෝස්තු 2015 15:54

Turkey attacks: Deadly violence in Istanbul and Sirnak

A wave of violent attacks hit Turkey on Monday, with four police officers killed in the south east and a bomb blast in the largest city, Istanbul.

Separately, two assailants opened fire outside the US consulate in Istanbul, but no one was injured or killed.

සදුදා, 10 අගෝස්තු 2015 15:52

India temple stampede in Jharkhand leaves 10 dead

At least 10 people have been killed and 20 injured in a stampede at a temple in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, officials say.

Pilgrims have been marking a Hindu religious festival in Deoghar town.

සදුදා, 10 අගෝස්තු 2015 15:50

Pakistan child sex abuse: Seven arrested in Punjab

Seven people have been arrested in eastern Pakistan on suspicion of involvement in a child sexual abuse and extortion scandal.

The chief minister of Punjab province, Shahbaz Sharif, ordered a judicial inquiry into reports that hundreds of children had been abused.

සදුදා, 10 අගෝස්තු 2015 08:36

Myanmar flooding affects one million

Nearly one million people have now been affected by widespread flooding across Myanmar since June, officials say.

සදුදා, 10 අගෝස්තු 2015 06:27

The 15 Countries Buried Under The Most Debt

Soaring sovereign debt has called into question the existence of the eurozone. Investors however respond differently to each country's debt burden and deficits.

ඉරිදා, 09 අගෝස්තු 2015 07:10

Japan remembers Nagasaki atomic bomb, 70 years on

The Japanese city of Nagasaki is marking 70 years since the dropping of an atomic bomb by the United States.
A ceremony there will observe a minute's silence, followed by speeches by the Nagasaki mayor and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
A cathedral that was destroyed by the bomb but later rebuilt celebrated a remembrance Mass.

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