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In Latest Stories
December 27, 2017 4:52 am gmt |
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Residents of Erie, Pennsylvania, spent the day after Christmas (December 26) shovelling their way out of record snowfall. The town received 53 inches (135 cm) of snow in 30 hours beginning around midnight on Monday, the greatest two-day accumulation in the state’s history, according to local me...
In Britain
December 26, 2017 9:32 am gmt |
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A British ship escorted a Russian vessel as it passed near UK territorial waters over Christmas, Britain’s defence ministry said on Tuesday (December 26), adding that Russian naval activity near Britain had increased in the holiday period. The frigate HMS St Albans departed on Dec. 23 to track ...
In Srilanka
December 25, 2017 6:13 am gmt |
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The opposition Leader and the Parlimentarian of Tamil National Alliance (TNA), R.Sambanthan, on his Christmas greeting, urged the people to celebrate the Christmas with full of faith and assured that the New Year would be fulfilled the expectations of the Tamil People. He further added that, apart fr...
In Srilanka
December 25, 2017 5:42 am gmt |
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Christmas is being celebrated all over the world, as a remembering the birth of Jesus Christ, today. Sri Lanka also celebrates this nationwide, as part of a global celebration of Christmas. Arch Bishop of Colombo, His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith led the Christmas mass at the evening of the Chri...
In World
December 25, 2017 4:02 am gmt |
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Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the apostolic administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, attended the Church of the Nativity on Christmas Eve (December 24) to lead Midnight Mass. Pizzabella is Pope Francis’ representative in the Holy Land, and urged leaders present to have ‘...
In Canada
December 24, 2017 11:38 am gmt |
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Weather disturbances across Canada are threatening to make Christmas travel difficult during the next few days. Heavy snow and high winds are expected across the Atlantic Provinces and parts of Quebec, freezing rain will drizzle down in Ontario, and bitter cold will affect northern areas of British C...
In Football
December 24, 2017 3:46 am gmt |
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Thousands of people gathered at the An der Alten Foersterei stadium on Saturday (December 23) to sing carols, drink mulled wine and wave candles. In a very festive mood, FC Union Berlin fans turned up at their stadium dressed in many varied and colourful Christmas costumes to celebrate the Weihnachts...
In World
December 23, 2017 6:08 am gmt |
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Santa swapped a sleigh for a scuba mask on Friday (December 22) as he took the plunge to swim with sharks at the Paris Aquarium. The diver dressed in a Santa suit complete with flowing beard swam around the Indian Ocean-themed tank with giant grouper fish, eagle rays and a zebra shark watched by some...
In Britain
December 22, 2017 11:35 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister Theresa May visited with British troops and their families stationed at the Akrotiri air force base in Cyprus on Friday (December 22). Days before Christmas, May sat and spoke with the children and their parents at a nursery school on the base. Earlier she gave a speech to the ...
In World
December 17, 2017 11:34 am gmt |
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Two suicide bombers attacked a packed church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday (December 17), killing at least eight people and wounding up to 45 before one of them blew himself up and police killed the other, officials said. The gunmen wearing explosives-filled vests stormed the church in Quetta ci...
In Srilanka
December 17, 2017 8:24 am gmt |
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As part of the Christmas celebration, a high Christmas tree, in St. Lourdes Church, Baticaloa, opened today. 42ft Christmas tree, which decorated by colorful bulbs, created by the parish people and the youth, has been opened by the Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Roshan after special adorations. According to ...
In Uncategorized
December 10, 2017 12:35 pm gmt |
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More than 7,000 people dressed as Santa Claus ran through central Madrid on Sunday (December 10) in a charity race to raise money for cancer patients. Sacrificing comfort for a good cause, racegoers donned red robes, Santa hats and billowing white beards to run 5 km along Madrid’s famous Paseo ...
In America
December 1, 2017 4:16 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump took part in their first National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Thursday (November 30) evening. Trump led a crowd in President’s Park on The Ellipse in a countdown before first lady Melania Trump hit the button t...
In Canada
October 5, 2017 9:11 am gmt |
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Three Canadian rail workers ended their second day of trial on Tuesday (October 3) for their role in a 2013 train derailment that left 47 people dead and flattened the heart of the Quebec village of Lac-Megantic. Locomotive engineer Thomas Harding, manager of train operations Jean Demaitre and railwa...
In Latest Stories
December 25, 2016 7:58 am gmt |
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While Christmas is being celebrated all over the world, we should also remember the people who are not in a position to celebrate Christmas this year said,  opposition leader R.Sambanthan. He stated the above in the Christmas message he delivered today (25th December) morning. He also said that Peace...
In Britain
December 25, 2016 7:23 am gmt |
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The Queen will say she draws strength from “ordinary people doing extraordinary things” in her annual televised Christmas Day address. Volunteers, carers, community workers and good neighbours are unsung heroes whose quiet dedication makes them special, she will say. She will also praise ...
In World
December 25, 2016 7:17 am gmt |
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Pope Francis said on Saturday (December 24) that Christmas had been “taken hostage” by dazzling materialism that puts God in the shadows and blinds many to the needs of the hungry, the migrants and the war weary. Francis, leading the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics into Christma...
In Business
December 28, 2015 11:13 am gmt |
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Oil prices fell on Monday after the long Christmas weekend, with U.S. crudes defending a newly gained premium over internationally traded Brent contracts in quiet trading ahead of the end of the year. Front-month U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures were trading at $37.87 per barrel at 0311 GMT...
In World
December 26, 2015 11:37 am gmt |
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A Christmas Day bushfire has destroyed more than 100 homes in Australia’s Victoria state, officials say. Officials said 98 homes had been razed in Wye River and 18 at Separation Creek. No injuries are reported. Hundreds of firefighters have been battling the blaze along the famous Great Ocean R...