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Global lenders eye coordinated assistance for Sri Lanka – government

Reuters 06 Dec 2022
President Ranil Wickremesinghe, who is also the finance minister, presented the country's economic recovery plan to representatives of the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, International Monetary Fund and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Colombo on Tuesday, his office said in a statement.
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Retirement Age For Civil Officers Amended To 60 Years

MENA FN 06 Dec 2022
(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) The retirement age for civil officers has been amended to 60 years with effect from 01 January 2023. A gazette notice in this regard has been issued by Prime Minister ... .
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Blotter: Burglary call leads to arrest of man on felony warrant

The Moore County News-Press 06 Dec 2022
At about 8.11 a.m., police were dispatched to a burglary in progress ... He was arrested on the warrant and transported to the city jail without incident ... Roundup ... Sunday, the Denton Police Department handled 244 service and officer-initiated calls and made six arrests. BROOKE COLOMBO can be reached at 940-566-6882 and via Twitter at @brookecolombo ... ....
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Parliament Turns Orange Against Gender-Based Violence

MENA FN 01 Dec 2022
(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) Women Parliamentarians and women staff officers dressed in orange today to support 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV). Accordingly, a wristband ... .
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Vizhinjam port will give competition to other container ports: SNC chief

The Siasat Daily 30 Nov 2022
Amidst the violent protests against the under-construction Vizhinjam seaport at Thiruvananthapuram, Southern Naval Command (SNC) chief Vice Admiral M A Hampiholi on Wednesday said the port will give competition to major container ports at Dubai and Colombo, and earn the country a lot of revenue.
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TIME's Top 100 Photos of 2022

Time 23 Nov 2022
A general view of the vandalized office of the Sri Lankan president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, inside his official residence in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on July 15 ... A monitor screen showing a recording of Alexey Navalny at the TV studio at the Navalny office headquarters in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Jan.
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TIME’s Top 100 Photos of 2022

Time Magazine 23 Nov 2022
Abhishek Chinnappa—Getty ImagesA general view of the vandalized office of the Sri Lankan president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, inside his official residence in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on July 15 ... Capitol Police officer, following testimony before the House Select Committee to investigate the January 6 Attack on the U.S.
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Thanksgiving travel expected to be busiest since 2005

Dispatch Argus 20 Nov 2022
It's not just the stomachs that will be stuffed this Thanksgiving. The highways also will be clogged with drivers as Thanksgiving travel returns to pre-pandemic levels ... UPDATE ... Nov ... A protester throws back a tear gas canister towards police officers after police attempted to disperse an anti government protest march in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Friday, Nov ... .
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Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s top education official set to retire in January

Dispatch Argus 19 Nov 2022
Carmen Ayala was named superintendent of the Illinois State Board of Education by Pritkzer shortly after he took office in early 2019 ... 31, according to the governor’s office ... A protester throws back a tear gas canister towards police officers after police attempted to disperse an anti government protest march in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Friday, Nov.
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Illinois man and Indiana bank teller team up to steal $190,000, prosecutors say

Dispatch Argus 19 Nov 2022
BILL DOLAN Times Correspondent ... Oneida Herrera, 24, of Crown Point, Indiana, appeared Friday before U.S ... attorney’s office in return for leniency. Kolar recommends U.S ... 22 ... UPDATE ... 17 ... A protester throws back a tear gas canister towards police officers after police attempted to disperse an anti government protest march in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Friday, Nov ... .
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Sri Lanka must use its ports for economic growth: President Ranil Wickremesinghe

The Times of India 18 Nov 2022
COLOMBO ... Former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa's office said on February 1 last year that his government has decided to run the Colombo Port's Eastern Container Terminal () as a fully-owned operation of the state-run ports authority ... The Colombo port trade unions ...
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Police Fire Tear Gas On Protesters Near PM's Office

MENA FN 18 Nov 2022
(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) The Police fired tear gas on protesters who had gathered near the Prime Minister's Office at Flower Road in Colombo today. The protest was led by the Inter University ... .
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Twitter Locks Staff Out Of Offices Until Next Week

MENA FN 18 Nov 2022
(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) Twitter has told employees that the company's office buildings will be temporarily closed, effective immediately. In a message seen by the BBC, workers were told that ... .
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APTOPIX Sri Lanka Protest

Citrus County Chronicle 18 Nov 2022
... protest march in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Friday, Nov.

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