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Sri Lanka cremations

Sri Lanka has in a welcome move reversed its order that mandated all those dying of COVID-19 be cremated. The government had issued this controversial order last year based on fears expressed by some people that burying COVID-19 victims…
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Where are they?

By Minoli De Soysa It is a small shed with cement brick walls and an asbestos roof facing a dusty street. Car horns blare and trucks rattle past. Outside on a weedy patch of grass three baby goats bleat as they play. The walls are lined…
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February 28 in History

Sven Olof Joachim Palme (January 1927 – February 1986), the internationally famous Swedish politician and statesman who served as Prime Minister of Sweden from 1969 to 1976 and 1982 to 1986 was assassinated in Stockholm on this day is 1986.…
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