November 13, 2017 12:48 pm gmt |
President Maithripala Sirisena conveyed his condolences to the People who are affected by the Powerful earthquake in the border of Iran and Iraq. ‘My deepest condolences and sympathies to the victims of the earthquake, that struck the border region between Iraq and Iran. Hope the people will overcom...
September 7, 2017 7:32 am gmt |
The chief minister of Northern provincial council, C.V.Vgneswaran has participated at the homage for the semmani murdered people today. As he went to another event, he has been sent a statement regarding the event and red by Sivajilingam, the member of the Northern Provincial Council (NPC). However, ...
August 20, 2017 6:48 am gmt |
Somerville College’s Andrew Warren, 56, and US professor Wyndham Lathem, 42, are accused of fatally stabbing Trenton Cornell-Duranleau in Mr Lathem’s flat. Chicago Police charged the pair with first-degree murder after they were returned to the city from California. Mr Cornell-Duranleau, ...
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June 18, 2017 12:24 pm gmt |
Pope Francis on Sunday prayed for the victims of what is possibly the deadliest-ever single forest blaze in Portugal. The forest fire raging since Saturday in central Portugal has killed at least 57 people, a government official said on Sunday. The pope, conducting his weekly Angelus prayer at the Va...
November 13, 2016 8:08 am gmt |
Three remaining victims of the Croydon tram derailment on Wednesday have been named by the British Transport Police. They were Donald Collett, 62, from Croydon, Philip Logan, 52, and Robert Huxley, 63, both from New Addington. Those already named were Mark Smith, Dane Chinnery, Phil Seary and Dorota ...
August 2, 2016 5:57 am gmt |
Three days after a woman and her teen daughter were gang-raped after being dragged out of their car in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr, the family has threatened suicide if the attackers are not punished. “We were looted, beaten up and we all know what they did to my daughter…I want my ...
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June 23, 2016 7:43 am gmt |
The Sri Lankan government was accused as it shows wrong attitude in justice mechanisms over the alleged war crimes and human rights violations during the final phase of the war in Sri Lanka. In addition, the accountability has been deliberately delayed by Sri Lanka government, noted in the statement...
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June 22, 2016 7:06 am gmt |
A letter was sent to UN Human Rights Commissioner concerned about the lack of progress of many issues affecting Tamils in the North and East as reflected in the resolution passed in Human rights council last year – such as the release of hundreds of detainees held under the notorious Prevention of Te...
June 13, 2016 11:55 am gmt |
Visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a joint news conference with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday (June 13), and started by sending their condolences to the victims of the Orlando shooting. “China opposes any form of violent and terrorist actions. We express our deep condolences o...
November 17, 2015 6:04 am gmt |
People in Paris observed a minute of silence at midday on Monday to mourn the victims of the last week’s terror attacks. The mourners laid flowers and lit candle in front of the Monument at the center of the Place de la Republique to send condolence to the 129 killed in the Friday’s attac...
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September 27, 2015 5:58 am gmt |
The death toll in the Thursday stampede at the annual hajj to Mecca has risen to 769, the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health announced at a press conference on Saturday. Health Minister Khalid al-Falih also informed the press in Mecca that another 934 people were injured. Al-Falih did not reveal the na...
September 22, 2015 5:03 am gmt |
The final discussion to finalize the US sponsored draft resolution to be held today (Tuesday) in Geneva. Rounds of discussions on the draft resolution on Sri Lanka were held at the first informal session in Geneva on Monday. Speaking at the discussion, the United States had proposed that the term ...
September 18, 2015 4:47 am gmt |
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera says that the setting up of a four-tier domestic mechanism to investigate allegations of human rights violations will be finalised by January 2016 and implemented within 18 months. Addressing a media briefing the minister said that the consultation process with a...
August 5, 2015 7:47 am gmt |
Toronto police homicide investigators are asking the public to help identify two “persons of interest” after a man and woman were killed in two separate brazen shootings at the Muzik nightclub. Homicide Insp. Peter Moreira said gunfire erupted at the nightclub around 3:20 a.m. Tuesday, wh...
July 12, 2015 6:27 am gmt |
The man, named locally as Erdogan Guzel, 42, and the 51-year-old female were most likely “innocent bystanders”, Scotland Yard said. A post-mortem examination found Mr Guzel died of a gunshot wound to the chest, while the woman is in a critical but stable condition. No arrests have yet bee...
July 3, 2015 7:16 am gmt |
Britain lowered its flags to half mast on Friday (July 3) as the country marks a week since 30 of its nationals were massacred at a beach in Tunisia. Flags above Downing Street and Buckingham Palace were among the first to be lowered in a long standing tradition of showing respect. The bloody massacr...
June 12, 2015 2:44 am gmt |
French prosecutors have announced an appropriate investigation into whether manslaughter charges should be brought over the Germanwings plane crash. It is not clear exactly who any possible charges would target. All 150 people on board, mostly from Spain and Germany, died in the crash in March. Both ...