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Mud cookies to satisfy her hunger

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A woman places mud cookies to sun drying in the city of Port au Prince, capital of Haiti, on May 27, 2015. The mud...

Mexican residents help lobster krills return to sea

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A resident holds lobster krills in Playas de Tijuana, northwest of Mexico, on May 26, 2015. According to local press, the lobster krills began...

President meets mother of rape victim

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President Maithripala Sirisena met the mother of the girl who was raped and killed in Jaffna recently. The President, who was visiting Jaffna, assured the victim's...

Remembering Vithya

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State Minister of Children's Affairs Rosy Senanayake takes a look at an image of young Vithya, who was raped and killed in Jaffna, during an...

Sharing his thoughts

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President Maithripala Sirisena, who undertook his first formal visit to meet Security Force personnel serving in the East today, speaks with troops at a military camp.

Remembering their sacrifice…

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A commemoration for soldiers killed during the war was held at the war heroes Monument near Parliament. More than 2500 family members of soldiers killed during the...

Explaining his policy

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President Maithripala Sirisena explaining his Government policy to media heads at a breakfast meeting at the President's House today.

Six years on…..

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The National event to commemorate six years since the end of the war was held in Matara today. President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil...

Let us not forget……

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Events were held in the North today to remember the victims of the war. Thousands were killed during the finals stages of the war...

Remembering the end of the war

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The military took part in rehearsals in Matara for the military parade to be held on Tuesday to commemorate six years since the end...