Sonia: M Karunanidhi tallest leader in contemporary politics

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In her two-page birthday greeting to Karunanidhi, a copy of which was circulated to the media by the DMK high command, Sonia said Karunanidhi was the unquestioned leader of DMK since 1969 and since 1957 he contested and won every Assembly elections. 

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Van allegedly used to abduct Keith Noyahr found

A van suspected to have been used for the abduction of journalist Keith Noyahr has been found in the Piliyandala area.

The police spokesman’s office said that the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) discovered the vehicle yesterday (28) at the residence of a woman known to Major Bulathwatte, who is currently under arrest in connection with the abduction and assault in 2008.

Police suspect that the vehicle may have been used to carry out several other crimes including the murder of former Sunday Leader editor Lasantha Wickramatunga.

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Lasantha murder: body of the retired army officer to be exhumed

The body of the retired army officer who was found hanging at home with a suicide note claiming responsibility for the murder of Lasantha Wickrematunge will be exhumed today.

That the body will be exhumed following an order issued by the Mt. Lavinia Magistrate’s Court in the presence of Kegalle Magistrate Gihan Meegahage.

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Riot charges dropped against Amy Goodman for reporting on Dakota Access Pipeline

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A Democracy Now journalist has been charged with rioting after reporting on a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline, with a prosecutor claiming she was "basically" acting like a protester. The case against her was later dismissed, her lawyer said.

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