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බදාදා, 05 අගෝස්තු 2015 08:32

Russia makes renewed bid for contentious Arctic regions

Russia has renewed its efforts to get the United Nations to recognise 1.2 million sq km (463,000 sq miles) of the Arctic shelf that it lays claim to.
It made a similar move for the resource-rich territory in 2001, but that was rejected by a UN commission because of insufficient evidence.
Russia's foreign ministry said the fresh bid is backed by scientific data.

බදාදා, 05 අගෝස්තු 2015 08:31

Libya investigates Gaddafi son 'abuse' video

A video appearing to show a son of former Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi and other prisoners being abused in jail is being investigated.
The video shows Saadi Gaddafi screaming as he is beaten by guards on the soles of his feet.

බදාදා, 05 අගෝස්තු 2015 08:28

Indian trains in deadly derailment in Madhya Pradesh

Two passenger trains in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh have derailed within minutes of each other, killing at least 19 people, officials say.
The trains were crossing a partially flooded bridge near Harda when they derailed within minutes of each other.

අඟහරුවාදා, 04 අගෝස්තු 2015 08:45

Malaysia agency says Najib Razak funds 'were donations'

Malaysia's anti-corruption agency has said hundreds of millions of dollars found in Prime Minister Najib Razak's personal accounts were donations, effectively clearing him of wrongdoing.

ඉරිදා, 02 අගෝස්තු 2015 10:15

Calais migrant crisis: UK and France urge EU action

The UK and France have urged other EU nations to help address the root causes of the Calais migrants crisis.
In the Sunday Telegraph, Home Secretary Theresa May and her French counterpart Bernard Cazeneuve said the situation was a "global migration crisis".

ඉරිදා, 02 අගෝස්තු 2015 09:19

UK plane crash kills members of bin Laden family, police say

Three members of Osama bin Laden's family were among four people killed in a small plane crash in southern England, British police said.

සෙනසුරාදා, 01 අගෝස්තු 2015 10:41

Kung fu (in)fighting rocks ancient Shaolin Monastery

(CNN)The world's most famous kung fu temple is fighting back amid a growing list of scandalous accusations against its controversial abbot.

සිකුරාදා, 31 ජූලි 2015 07:35

Facebook builds drone for internet access

Facebook has built its own drone that will bring internet connectivity to remote parts of the world, the social network has announced.
The drone - which has a wingspan of a Boeing 737 - will operate as high as 90,000 feet in the air, and can stay airborne for 90 days at a time.
Facebook said the drones would be able to offer internet speeds of 10 gigabits a second.

සිකුරාදා, 31 ජූලි 2015 07:27

Greek debt crisis: IMF wary of third bailout

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is very wary of any financial contribution to a third Greek bailout.

බ්‍රහස්පතින්දා, 30 ජූලි 2015 11:45

Have you tried America's best pizza?

(CNN)We can all agree that our love for pizza is deep and abiding. That's where the consensus ends.

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