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Morgan calls for reaction after shock Sri Lanka defeat

England forgot the basics of a run chase, captain Eoin Morgan said after his team's shock defeat by Sri Lanka in a low-scoring World Cup thriller on Friday. Old warhorse Lasith Malinga led Sri Lanka's bowling effort with 4-43 to...

Sri Lanka skipper backs fresh faces to deliver in World Cup ahead of New Zealand match

By Lauren Leal Sri Lanka has won 24 of 86 ODIs since stalwarts Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara retired after the 2015 World Cup, with the captaincy changing hands six times since. They are ranked ninth of the 10 teams competing in...

Mosques attacked in Sri Lanka town after Facebook row, curfew imposed

Three weeks ago in Sri Lanka Islamist bombers blew themselves up in four hotels and three churches, killing more than 250 people. Since then Muslim groups say they have received dozens of complaints from across the country about people...

Sri Lanka resort town hit hard by tourism slowdown following attacks

Her hotel had previously been fully booked for the day when Reuters visited on Thursday (May 2), but when news of the bombings on Easter Sunday emerged, all of her guests canceled. "Our hotel sector has been badly affected after...

‘I don’t want to accept it’: sole family survivor of Sri Lanka blasts

The Sri Lankan girl, who attended the service in St. Sebastian church with her sister and parents, were one of those killed on that fateful day as simultaneous bomb blasts hit hotels and churches across the island nation, killing...

Vigil Honors Sri Lanka Victims

The Participants remembered the lives lost and people injured in Sri Lanka, in a coordinated bombing attack at churches. The vigil included US Congressmen and Speakers from different faiths.

Muslims in Sri Lanka support ban on face-covering veils

The measures would help security forces to identify people as a hunt for any remaining attackers and their support network continues across the Indian Ocean island, authorities said. Residents of Colombo's Muslim neighbourhood said they supported the ban on covering...
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday (October 22) defended his handling of race issues which have dominated...
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Biden arrives in Nashville ahead of final presidential debate

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden arrived in Nashville Thursday (October 22) ahead of his final debate...

Goldman Sachs to pay nearly $3 bln to settle charges over 1MDB scandal role

Goldman Sachs on Thursday (Oct. 22) agreed to pay nearly $3 billion to settle a probe into its role in Malaysia's 1MDB...

Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Invites Houstonians to the Music Friendly Community Workshop

HOUSTON, TX - The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) and the Texas Music Office are co-hosting the live virtual Music...

Man shot and killed at SE gas station

HOUSTON, TX – An investigation is pending after a man is found with several gunshot wounds at a gas station Wednesday night.