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Srilanka to invite India to develop West Container Terminal

Colombo, Oct 26 (UNI) The Srilankan government has decided to invite India in developing the West Container Terminal (WCT) in the Colombo port said Ports and shipping minister on Friday.
Ports and Shipping Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said, "The government has decided to invite India to develop the West Container Terminal (WCT) in the Colombo Port as a joint venture with the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA)", reports Daily mirror.
He said the government-to-government proposal would be submitted to the Cabinet next Tuesday.
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German President appoints Scholz from Social Democratic Party as new chancellor

09 Dec 2021 | 12:23 AM

Berlin, Dec 8 (UNI/Sputnik) German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has appointed Olaf Scholz from the Social Democratic party as the country's new chancellor, according to N24 tv channel’s broadcast.

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Saudi Arabia appoints new Charge D'Affaires Ad Interim in Lebanon after scandal - Source

09 Dec 2021 | 12:00 AM

Beirut, Dec 8 (UNI/Sputnik) Saudi Arabia has appointed Rajeh Otaibi as its new charge d'affaires ad interim in Lebanon, is arrival in Beirut is expected in the coming days, an official Lebanese source told Sputnik on Wednesday.

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At least 7 UN peacekeepers killed, 3 injured by explosive device in Mali - MINUSMA

At least 7 UN peacekeepers killed, 3 injured by explosive device in Mali - MINUSMA

08 Dec 2021 | 11:39 PM

United Nations, Dec 8 (UNI/Sputnik) At least seven peacekeepers from the United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed and three more seriously injured on Wednesday when their convoy struck an improvised explosive device, MINUSMA said in a statement.

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Canada will not send diplomatic representation to China Olympics - Trudeau

Canada will not send diplomatic representation to China Olympics - Trudeau

08 Dec 2021 | 11:32 PM

Ottawa, Dec 8 (UNI/Sputnik) Canada will not send diplomatic representation to the 2022 Winter Olympic games in Beijing due to concerns of human rights violation in China, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday.

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Pakistan declines US invitation to Summit for Democracy

08 Dec 2021 | 11:03 PM

Islamabad, Dec 8 (UNI) Pakistan on Wednesday declined United States' invitation for participation in the Summit for Democracy, a virtual event set to take place on December 9-10, 2021.

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