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UK minister meets families of disappeared Tamil & Sinhalese persons

Colombo, Oct 7 (UNI) UK Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Field, has met family members of the disappeared from both Sinhalese and Tamil communities to hear of their hopes for the Office of Missing Persons (OMP).

Minister Field arrived in Sri Lanka on a two-day visit from October 5 to 6, the Daily Mirror reported today.

During the visit, he also held discussions with Foreign Affairs Minister Tilak Marapana and Opposition Leader R Sampanthan in Colombo.

In a tweet, the UK High Commission said discussions were based on Constitutional reforms and reconciliation in Sri Lanka and UK's dynamic vision for CHOGM-2018.
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Bangladesh promotes religious leaders engagement to check violence: AH Mahmood Ali

22 Jun 2018 | 6:58 PM

Dhaka, June 22 (UNI) Foreign Minister of Bangladesh AH Mahmood Ali on Friday said acts of terror and targeted killings have only strengthened the government’s resolve to eradicate fanaticism and religious intolerance from society.

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Swaraj meets EU leadership, hopes for solution to challenges of climate change

Swaraj meets EU leadership, hopes for solution to challenges of climate change

22 Jun 2018 | 6:42 PM

Brussels, June 22 (UNI) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday met with European Union High Representative Federica Mogherini and held detailed discussions on maximising full potential of India - EU strategic partnership.

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Jail term sought for Indian-origin S'porean woman in US Navy graft case

22 Jun 2018 | 6:41 PM

Singapore, June 22 (UNI) Sharon Rachael Gursharan Kaur, a 57-year-old Singaporean woman, involved in the largest bribery and fraud conspiracy in the history of the US Navy, faces a jail term of at least three years and seven months, The Straits Times reported.

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Beyoncé's powerful new music video 2subverts white spaces

22 Jun 2018 | 6:08 PM

Undated, June 22 (UNI) In 2006, Beyoncé sang "I can do for you what Martin did for the people" on her single "Upgrade U.

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China to link Tibet and Nepal with a railway

22 Jun 2018 | 6:07 PM

Beijing, June 22 (UNI) China will build a cross-border railway connecting Tibet with Kathmandu, the Chinese state media reported on Friday.

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