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UAE bans citizens from travelling to India, Pakistan and some other countries, – WAM
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UAE bans citizens from travelling to India, Pakistan and some other countries, – WAM

CAIRO, July 1 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates announced on Thursday a travel ban on citizens to India, Bangladesh,…
Sri Lanka braces for environmental disaster as ship sinks
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Sri Lanka braces for environmental disaster as ship sinks

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Authorities in Sri Lanka were trying to head off a potential environmental disaster Thursday as…
Asia Today: India records 320K cases as foreign help arrives
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Asia Today: India records 320K cases as foreign help arrives

NEW DELHI (AP) — India recorded more than 320,000 new cases of coronavirus infection Tuesday as a grim surge of…
In Asia next week, Pompeo expected to bolster allies against China
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In Asia next week, Pompeo expected to bolster allies against China

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – US Secretary of State of Mike Pompeo is flying to India next week to strengthen strategic…
Sri Lanka Telugu community fears decline of traditional ways
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Sri Lanka Telugu community fears decline of traditional ways

KUDAGAMA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s Telugu community, whose nomadic lifestyle has increasingly clashed with the modern world, is…
Sri Lankan cafe owner feeds and shelters stranded tourists
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Sri Lankan cafe owner feeds and shelters stranded tourists

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The tourists came to see the magical waterfalls and mountain views of the lowland jungle…
Stocks rally as restrictions ease and death rates drop
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Stocks rally as restrictions ease and death rates drop

Asian equity markets rallied Monday as traders looked past a staggering jump in US job losses to focus on governments…
Sailors become biggest cluster of infections in Sri Lanka
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Sailors become biggest cluster of infections in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sailors at a Sri Lankan naval base have become the biggest cluster of coronavirus infections…
Sri Lanka falls silent for victims on Easter attacks anniversary
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Sri Lanka falls silent for victims on Easter attacks anniversary

Survivors of last year’s devastating Islamist suicide bombings in Sri Lanka held a private anniversary service Tuesday because of a…
Sri Lanka imposes curfew as South Asia steps up coronavirus battle
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Sri Lanka imposes curfew as South Asia steps up coronavirus battle

COLOMBO/RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (Reuters) — Sri Lanka imposed a nationwide weekend curfew on Friday as South Asian countries escalated efforts to…
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