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Pakistan signs $1.7 billion debt relief deal

Pakistan has secured a $1.7 billion debt relief agreement to help offset the financial headwinds sparked by the coronavirus pandemic, officials said on Monday. The...

Imran Khan, Prince Charles discuss climate change, COVID-19

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan and UK’s prince Charles on Thursday (3) spoke over phone and reaffirmed the close bond between the two commonwealth...

Nirav Modi’s remand extended in the UK; final proceedings in 2021

FUGITIVE Indian jeweller Nirav Modi was further remanded in custody on Tuesday (1) by a court in London hearing India’s extradition request for the...

Sri Lanka digs moat around landfill to keep out hungry elephants

Sri Lanka's government is digging a moat around one of its landfills to keep out hungry elephant herds and reduce conflicts between the animals and...

Israel, Sri Lanka and Uruguay added to England’s safe travel list

Israel, Uruguay and Sri Lanka were added to England's safe travel list on Thursday. Travellers from those countries as well as Namibia, Rwanda, Bonaire, St Eustatius & Saba,...

Gotabaya says has reassembled nation’s intelligence network

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Wednesday he had delivered on a key election promise to rebuild the island nation's intelligence network in the...

Hope Sri Lanka will revisit policy to ban burials of Covid-19 victims: UN

The UN has expressed hope that the Sri Lankan government will revisit their policy to ban burials for the victims of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Biden-Harris win tells a story of integration

  By Sunder Katwala Director, British Future  THIS election told a tale of Two Americas. The record turnout showed how much Donald Trump made Americans want to...

‘Government should publish report on alleged bullying by Priti Patel’

UK prime minister Boris Johnson’s adviser has said that the government should publish the report on alleged bullying by Priti Patel as ‘secrecy’ surrounding...

Intricate carvings for Abu Dhabi’s first Hindu temple to be shipped from India

MORE THAN 2,000 sculptors are working in India on the final designs of the intricately carved pillars for the Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi. The...