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'The best in the world': Putin lauds effectiveness of Russia's revolutionary Ebola vaccine

'The best in the world': Putin lauds effectiveness...

Sochi (Russia) Oct 23: President Vladimir Putin has said that he considered Russia's groundbreaking Ebola-fighting vaccine to be the best...

Baltic Fleet's missile forces live-fire latest Tor-M2 systems in southern Russia drills

Baltic Fleet's missile forces live-fire latest Tor-M2 systems...

Sochi (Russia) Oct 23: The Baltic Fleet's missile forces completed a live-fire exercise with the latest Tor-M2 surface-to-air missile systems...

Russian, Egyptian presidents agree to continue work to resume flights

Russian, Egyptian presidents agree to continue work to...

Sochi (Russia) Oct 23: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi agreed at the talks on...

Russia ready to supply Ebola vaccine to Africa

Russia ready to supply Ebola vaccine to Africa

Sochi (Russia) Oct 23: Russia has developed a new vaccine against the Ebola virus and is ready to supply it...

Russia completes deliveries of upgraded Su-30K fighters to Angola

Russia completes deliveries of upgraded Su-30K fighters to...

Moscow (Russia) Oct 23: Angola has received upgraded Russian-made Sukhoi Su-30K fighter jets, Head of the Federal Service for Military...

Suspected murderer of five people in Rostov Region detained

Suspected murderer of five people in Rostov Region...

Moscow (Russia) Oct 23: Law enforcement authorities have detained a suspected murderer of five people in the Orlovsky District, Rostov...

Putin says UAE interested in participating in joint projects of Russia and Egypt

Putin says UAE interested in participating in joint...

Sochi (Russia) Oct 23: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) expressed interest in participating in joint projects of Russia and Egypt...

PM: Working to enhance Bangladesh's air connectivity

PM: Working to enhance Bangladesh's air connectivity

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Oct 23: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the government is working to enhance Bangladesh's air connectivity with...

BRTA: Fitness certificates of 19% vehicles renewed in 2 months

BRTA: Fitness certificates of 19% vehicles renewed in...

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Oct 23: Fitness certificates of only around 19% of unfit vehicles across the country were renewed in two...

HC: No fuel for vehicles without renewed fitness certificates

HC: No fuel for vehicles without renewed fitness...

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Oct 23: The High Court has ordered the authorities concerned to refrain from selling oil and gas to...

Abrar murder: Mizan placed on remand

Abrar murder: Mizan placed on remand

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Oct 23: Mizan has been accused of beating his roommate Abrar Fahad to death on the night of...

CU launches complaint cell to prevent ragging, torture

CU launches complaint cell to prevent ragging, torture

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Oct 23: It was launched with a view to decrease incidents of ragging and torture on students

Minister Mangala Samaraweera requests IGP to inquire into alert on security of schools in Southern Province

Minister Mangala Samaraweera requests IGP to inquire into...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Oct 23: Minister Mangala Samaraweera has requested the Acting Inspector General of Police Chandana Wickramaratne inquire into...

Government's next target is to set up a national health insurance scheme - PM

Government's next target is to set up a...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Oct 23: Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the government's next goal is to establish...

China, Sri Lanka to work together to facilitate Chinese investments in major projects

China, Sri Lanka to work together to facilitate...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Oct 23: China's Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan has met with the Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade...

Vote on Account for the first four months of 2020 presented in parliament

Vote on Account for the first four months...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Oct 23: Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera today presented the Vote of Account for the first four...

EU Long-Term Observer Team leaves for the provinces to begin observation of Sri Lanka's presidential election

EU Long-Term Observer Team leaves for the provinces...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Oct 23: The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Sri Lanka's presidential election on 16...

Transparency International Sri Lanka concerned over president's huge retirement benefits

Transparency International Sri Lanka concerned over president's huge...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Oct 23: The anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) has expressed its "deep concern" over the...

39 bodies found in a truck container in southeast England

39 bodies found in a truck container in...

London (UK) Oct 23: Police have launched a murder investigation in southeast England after 39 people were found dead in...

Motion submitted to reveal those involved in MMPRC graft

Motion submitted to reveal those involved in MMPRC...

Male (Maldives) Oct 23: An emergency motion has been filed at the Parliament calling to reveal the names of the...

President discusses expanding investment ventures with Japanese company

President discusses expanding investment ventures with Japanese company

Male (Maldives) Oct 23: President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has met Yoshihiro Kido, the President of Yamaki Co. Ltd, and discussed...

Human trafficking suspect luring youth to Maldives arrested in India

Human trafficking suspect luring youth to Maldives arrested...

Male (Maldives) Oct 23: A human trafficking suspect who recruits workers to be sent to Maldives by promising employment has...

Hepatitis B vaccination rate at 98.5 per cent

Hepatitis B vaccination rate at 98.5 per cent

Male (Maldives) Oct 23: Health Ministry has stated that the percentage of children to whom Hepatitis B vaccination has been...

Gulhifalhu reclamation awarded to Boskalis of Holland

Gulhifalhu reclamation awarded to Boskalis of Holland

Male (Maldives) Oct 23: Land reclamation work to construct an industrial harbour in Gulhifalhu has been awarded to a Dutch...

Pres and First Lady attend Enthronement Ceremony of Japan's new Emperor

Pres and First Lady attend Enthronement Ceremony of...

Male (Maldives) Oct 23: President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and First Lady Fazna Ahmed have attended the official enthronement ceremony of...

'MDN report is being used as a political tool' - Nasheed

'MDN report is being used as a political...

Male (Maldives) Oct 23: Speaker of Parliament, Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday stated that the report on radicalization in Maldives by...

Naifaru housing project to be re-opened for bidding

Naifaru housing project to be re-opened for bidding

Male (Maldives) Oct 23: Housing Minister Aminath Athifa has revealed that the Attorney General's Office (AG) has instructed the ministry...