Sri Lanka
| 20 Nov 2019 | 18:45

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) – Head of Commonwealth election monitor delegation, Prosper Bani, claims hate speech promoted through private and social media platforms and recommends media be independently regulated through a legal framework ahead of the next election.

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Politics
Sri Lanka
| 20 Nov 2019 | 18:45

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Elections Commission member criticizes ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa, brother of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, for declaring that Gotabaya secured 80% of postal votes, before counting of posted votes commenced.

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Politics
Sri Lanka
| 20 Nov 2019 | 18:44

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - All Party British-Sri Lanka Parliamentary Group President, Lord Naseby pledges support for new Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. In his congratulatory message Naseby refers to Rajapaksa as Sri Lanka’s Churchill in providing leadership during the war.

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Politics
Nepal
| 20 Nov 2019 | 18:43

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Think tanks can play a significant role in helping countries like Nepal deal with the changes.

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Environment
Pakistan
| 20 Nov 2019 | 18:41

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa and Iranian leaders agreed on closer security cooperation and intensification of border security on Tuesday. They also discussed the release of Iranian border guards held by terrorist groups and developments in Afghanistan.

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Politics
India
| 20 Nov 2019 | 18:37

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Sources said the exercise would enhance the capacity of both Indian and Chinese troops to respond to any emergency situation to counter terror.

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Politics, Regional
Sri Lanka
| 20 Nov 2019 | 18:36

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - The election of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has plunged the UNP-led government into chaos. 

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Politics
Bangladesh
| 20 Nov 2019 | 18:34

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Several flights to arrive till Nov 25. The move is aimed at stabilising the skyrocketing prices of onion. 

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Business, Finance
South Korea
| 20 Nov 2019 | 18:29

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Differences between South Korea and the United States over how much Seoul should pay for the upkeep of the 28,500 US troops stationed here have come to the fore, with the two sides cutting short their meeting Tuesday.

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Politics
Singapore
| 20 Nov 2019 | 18:28

BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) -  China has rejected the Hong Kong High Court's decision to overturn a controversial mask ban aimed at quelling violent protests. 

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Politics