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SL foreign min resigns over corruption charges

SL foreign min resigns over corruption charges

Welcoming the resignation as "bold step", Opposition Leader R.Sampanthan noted that Minister Karunanayake has not been found guilty of wrong doing in any competent courts. Karunanayake has testified before an investigation ordered by President Maithripala Sirisena into then-central bank governor Arjuna Mahendran, who was sacked last April.


Ivanka Trump to attend GES in Hyderabad

Ivanka Trump to attend GES in Hyderabad

India and USA will co-host the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Hyderabad from 28-30 November 2017. US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka will lead the American delegation at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India, starting from November 28.


Stocks plunge amid growing North Korean-US tensions, gold continues rise

Stocks plunge amid growing North Korean-US tensions, gold continues rise

DPRK stands for the North's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump ratcheted up his rhetoric toward North Korea on Thursday, saying the reclusive communist country should be "very, very nervous" if it even thinks about attacking the United States or its allies.


Boat full of migrants shocks sunbathers on Spanish beach

Boat full of migrants shocks sunbathers on Spanish beach

An inflatable boat packed with suspected migrants from Africa has arrived on a Spanish beach, with sunbathers filming as dozens of people fled the boat and ran to safety. "It's possible that Spain will outperform Greece this year", Millman told AFP. He said many people taking the long route towards Europe were from west African countries like Senegal, Gambia, Guinea or Ivory Coast.