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Chilli powder thrown as Sri Lankan MPs brawl again

WT24 Desk COLOMBO– Sri Lanka’s political crisis escalated Friday with police having to escort the speaker into parliament and MPs throwing chilli powder and furniture at rivals, AFP reports. The Indian Ocean nation has been paralysed since October 26 when President Maithripala Sirisena ...

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Amir Khosru freed on bail

WT24 Desk BNP standing committee member Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury has been released on bail from the central jail here in a case filed under the ICT Act, Agencies report. He walked out of the jail at 7:30 am on ...

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Mashrafe collects AL nomination form

WT24 Desk Bangladesh National Cricket Team ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has collected the Awami League nomination form to contest the 11th national election scheduled to be held on December 23.Mashrafe collected the nomination form from the Awami League president ...

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Pelosi detractors make their first move

WT24 Desk A small group of House Democrats eager for new leadership made their first post-midterms salvo, aiming to complicate House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s bid for speaker, CNN reports. The group wants to change caucus rules for electing a ...

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