elections
elections

COLOMBO — Sri Lanka’s ruling United National Front (UNF) secured a clean win over the opposition United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) in the parliamentary polls held in the island nation on Monday. (Sri Lanka-Election)
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NEW DELHI — At least seven people were killed and nine injured on Tuesday when stones and debris from a hill rolled down and damaged part of a Sikh temple’s residential complex in northern India, said police. (India-Landslide-Deaths)
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SENTANI, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities announced Tuesday that it has recovered bodies and black box of the crashed ATR 42-300 Trigana Air Services’ plane in easternmost province of Papua. (Indonesia-Plane Crash-Black Box)
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NAY PYI TAW — Myanmar’s parliament on Tuesday passed a proposal made by President U Thein Sein to extend the period of state of emergency imposed in Kokang region to another 90 days for the third time, effective immediately. (Myanmar-Paliament-Emergency)
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BANGKOK — Another explosion occurred at a pier in Bangkok on Tuesday with no injuries reported, local media reported.
At around 1: 20 p.m. local time, an explosive device was thrown down from Sathorn bridge near Sathorn pier, and exploded under the water, according to Bangkok Post. (Thailand-Bangkok-New Blast)
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BAMAKO — Rival armed groups in northern Mali clashed in Anefis town over the weekend, leaving 15 fighters of the rebel group Coordination of Azawad Movement (CMA) dead, a CMA source told Xinhua. (Mali-Clashes-Deaths) Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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