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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.

ඉරිදා, 09 අගෝස්තු 2015 07:08

Singapore marks 50 years since independence

Singapore is holding nationwide events to mark 50 years since it became an independent state.
Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend an outdoor parade, complete with flybys by the air force and a Singapore Airlines A380 airliner.

ඉරිදා, 09 අගෝස්තු 2015 07:05

Typhoon Soudelor hits China after sweeping across Taiwan

A powerful typhoon has brought chaos to parts of south-eastern China, with thousands evacuated and millions of homes left without power.

ඉරිදා, 09 අගෝස්තු 2015 07:02

Risk of future Nepal-India earthquake increases

There is an increased risk of a future major earthquake in an area that straddles the west of Nepal and India, scientists warn.

සෙනසුරාදා, 08 අගෝස්තු 2015 19:37

50 reasons Singapore is the world's greatest city

Singapore (CNN)What with all the hair dye and lousy music the kids are always listening to, most of us cringe at the thought of turning 50.

සෙනසුරාදා, 08 අගෝස්තු 2015 13:44

Deadly Typhoon Soudelor batters Taiwan

Powerful Typhoon Soudelor is battering Taiwan with strong winds and heavy rain, leaving at least four people dead.

The storm - with winds of more than 230km/h (142mph) - made landfall on the eastern coast early on Saturday and is now moving across the island.

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