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Thousands demands early summoning of Sri Lankan parliament

The protestors, carrying placards and shouting slogans, blocked the roads near Wickremsinghe’s official residence, where several of his party MPs addressed the gathering. Wickremsinghe said people did not vote for President Sirisena to act in this manner and that they will resist what the president has done. He has demanded …

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Israel demands ‘complete cease-fire’ in Gaza: Netanyahu

“We are in the midst of a campaign against terror in Gaza. It entails an exchange of blows,” Netanyahu told his weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, adding that the recent flare-up of violence “will not end in one strike,” media reported. He said that during last week’s massive airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, the Israeli air force has …

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Cate Blanchett leads women march, demands parity at Cannes Film Festival

The demonstration assembled major Hollywood stars, including Salma Hayek, Kristen Stewart, Jane Fonda, Marion Cotillard, Lea Seydoux, Ava DuVernay, Patty Jenkins, Sofia Boutella and other directors and industry executives. “As women, we all face our own unique challenges, but we stand together on these stairs today as a symbol of …

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