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Russia goes to the polls in presidential election

Polls have opened in Russia’s presidential election, in which incumbent Vladimir Putin is seeking a fourth term in office. Voting began in the Russian far-east at 20:00 GMT on Saturday, and opened in Moscow nine hours later. The first results will arrive on Sunday evening. Mr Putin has been Russia’s …

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New UNP LG body members for Ampara take oaths

The 64 members elected to the local government bodies in Ampara district at the recent polls from the UNP took their oaths before minister Daya Gamage at the auditorium of Monty Guest in Ampara yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, minister Gamage urged the new LG members to give their strength …

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President signs Gazette notification to lift state of emergency

President Maithripala Sirisena returned to the island last night (17) and signed the Gazette notification to lift state of emergency with immediate effect, the President Media Division said. The gazette lifting the State of Emergency was signed last night upon the return of President Sirisena from Japan. The Gazette notification …

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