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Catalonia ‘statehood’ SL Govt expresses displeasure

The government of Sri Lanka yesterday expressed its displeasure over the Unilateral Declaration of Independence by the Regional Parliament of Catalonia, stating that it only unequivocally supports a united Spain. A Foreign Ministry press communiqué stated that the Government of Sri Lanka unequivocally supports the sovereignty and territorial integrity of …

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LG polls gazette on Nov. 1

The government said yesterday that the gazette notification announcing the conduct of elections to Local Authorities, would be issued next Wednesday. Local Government and Provincial Councils Minister Faiszer Musthapha told a news conference in Colombo that, as agreed by all political parties, polls could be held in January, subject to …

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Aussie acting PM Julie Bishop

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull appointed Foreign Minoster Julie Bishop as acting Prime Minister after a citizenship crisis ousted his deputy

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