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Charles Manson dies aged 83 after four decades in prison

Charles Manson, the notorious head of a cult which he directed to commit murders, has died in hospital aged 83. He was admitted to Bakersfield hospital in California earlier this month, US media reported. In 1969, Manson followers, known as the Manson family, killed seven people. Among the victims of his killing spree was heavily […]

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Ceylon Petroleum Corporation says no petrol shortage

Amidst scenes of queues building up at filling stations fuelling fears of another petrol shortage, the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CP) said on Sunday all its depots had been provided with ample stocks of fuel and therefore there was no reason to panic. CPC Chairman Dhammika Ranatunga informed Daily Mirror that 27,479 tonnes of 92 Octane […]

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Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe vows to stay on despite party pressure

Zimbabwe’s embattled leader Robert Mugabe has vowed to stay in power for several weeks, despite mounting calls for him to stand down now. In a live TV address, Mugabe said he would preside over the ruling party’s congress in December. Zanu-PF earlier sacked him as party leader, and gave him less than 24 hours to […]

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Premier Wickremesinghe arrives before PCoI

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into the Central Bank Bond issue a short while ago. Last month, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that he was prepared to appear before the PCoI for any clarification that needed to be made as required by the Commission. Accordingly, he was requested […]

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Tsunami alert issued after a massive 7.0

A tsunami alert has been issued after a massive earthquake struck off the east coast of Australia. The 7.0 magnitude quake hit near New Caledonia’s Loyalty Islands on Monday at 9.43am, local time. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) said ‘hazardous tsunami waves’ were possible within 300km of the epicenter. The agency later reported that […]