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Where’s the Prince of Denmark?

Island Editorial Some state media organs say a CID probe into the abduction of Keith Noyahr, in May 2008, while he was the Deputy Editor to The Nation, is nearing completion. The CID is closing in on the masterminds of that crime, we are told. They have mentioned several telephone calls, allegedly made and received … Continue reading

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Deals, Dramas and the London Mission

‘16 squad’ promoting SLFP-Pohottuwa alliance? K K S Perera (Daily Mirror) Aims of the London Mission The ‘16 squad’ is extremely busy, in fact three of them flew to London in the wake of latest developments, to convince the boss on the importance of patching up with former strong man, the most popular politician of … Continue reading

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The end of an era in Cuba

Daily Mirror Editorial On April 19, President Raul Castro stepped down from his position as President of Cuba. The National Assembly swore in Diaz-Canel, the 57-year-old vice president as President of Cuba. It marked a generational shift. For the first time since Marxist revolutionaries seized power in the island nation, the country will be led … Continue reading

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Lalith: An invincible legacy

By Krishantha Prasad Cooray (Island) The twenty third day of April, 1993 is among a handful of blots in our national hall of shame. It was the day on which a lone gunman, perhaps with conspirators yet unknown, acted to neutralize a political threat by depriving all Sri Lankans of the intellectual gifts, charisma, service … Continue reading

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