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India-Sri Lanka bilateral trade to be doubled in 3 years

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Officials from Sri Lanka and India held talks on trade, investment and economic cooperation aimed at doubling the bilateral trade volume. “Recognising that India is Sri Lanka’s leading trade partner and that bilateral trade between the two countries has now reached $5 billion, it was agreed that the potential which remains to expand bilateral trade […]

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa begins a two day State Visit to Seychelles after Tanzania Visit

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June 30, 2013 The end result of modern technology should raise people’s living standards and ensure sustainable development, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said in Tanzania. President Rajapaksa, who was on a state visit to Tanzania, participated in the inagural session of 2013 Global Smart Partneship Diagloue as a co-moderator with with his Tanzanian counterpart Jakaya Mrisho […]

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ASEAN ties remain priority of China’s neighboring diplomacy: FM

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, June 30 (Xinhua) — China’s new leadership will continue to place high importance on its relationship with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which remains a priority of China’s neighboring diplomacy, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here Sunday. A united, self-sustaining, prosperous and vigorous ASEAN accords with China’s strategic interests, Wang […]

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Now is the time for Arab world to invest in women

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Organisation: Department for International Development Delivered on:25 June 2013Published:25 June 2013Policy:Working for peace and long-term stability in the Middle East and North AfricaTopical event:UK Presidency of G8 2013Minister:The Rt Hon Justine Greening MPWorld locations:Egypt+ 9 others, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen and Liberia     International Development Secretary Justine Greening’s speech […]

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Media slammed: Mandela improves overnight

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  http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/video.cfm?c_id=1503076&gal_objectid=10893806&gallery_id=133832 5:30 AM Sunday Jun 30, 2013 Mandela due out of hospital soon SA President Zuma hopes Mandela will be well enough to go home as US president arrives in Pretoria         Photo / AP     Former South African president Nelson Mandela’s condition remains “critical” but the Government hopes the […]

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Bible signed by Einstein sells for $88,012

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Albert Einstein A Bible with an inscription from Albert Einstein has sold for US$68,500 (NZ$88,012) at an auction in New York City. The Bible was part of a fine books and manuscripts auction at Bonhams. The German-born physicist and his wife signed it in 1932 and gifted it to an American friend named Harriett Hamilton. […]

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Appreciating the generous donation from KSA, UAE and Turkey, Ihsanoglu: 389 projects are supported by ISF despite acute shortage of resources

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  Date: 29/06/2013 The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu opened, at the headquarters of the General Secretariat in Jeddah on Saturday, June 29, 2013, the fifty-seventh session of the Permanent Council of the Islamic Solidarity Fund (ISF). The Secretary General noted in his statement that since 2005, seven sessions of […]

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Obama, Zuma reflect on Mandela’s legacy

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President Obama and First Lady talk to Nelson Mandela’s wife, Graca Machel, on the phone in South Africa 29-6-2013 Pretoria – Visiting US President Barack Obama and President Jacob Zuma have both highlighted the role played by former President Nelson Mandela in the country and praised him for his sacrifices. Obama said the thoughts of […]

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Happy 146th Independence day to Canada – Independence from England July 1,1867

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Canada Day Welcome to Canada-Day.ca, the official website for Canada Day. Our team of experts are dedicated to providing you with all of the information needed to enjoy this festive holiday. Our research and passion for Canadians has made us the number 1 resource for everything Canada Day. Our news section highlights all of the […]

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Israel and Palestinians cautious as Kerry extends peace bid

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JERUSALEM: US secretary of state  John Kerry extended his Middle East peace mission on Saturday, shuttling between Jerusalem and Amman for more talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders on reviving their stalled negotiations. However, officials on both the feuding sides played down prospects of the bustle bringing about any imminent diplomatic breakthrough that would restart […]

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