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Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa to take oath as Sri Lanka's 7th executive president in Anuradhapura today
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Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa to take oath as Sri Lanka's 7th executive president in Anuradhapura today

Sri Lanka's controversial wartime defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa will take oath as the seventh executive president of Sri Lanka on Monday at the Ruwanweli Seya precincts in the ancient north-central town of Anuradhapura

Gotabaya Rajapaksa storms to victory in Sri Lanka's presidential polls: Controversial 'war hero' played central role in ending LTTE conflict
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Gotabaya Rajapaksa storms to victory in Sri Lanka's presidential polls: Controversial 'war hero' played central role in ending LTTE conflict

Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the man who ruthlessly ended Sri Lanka's nearly 30-year civil war with the LTTE, is both a controversial and a respected figure in the island nation where he is considered a 'war hero' by the Sinhalese Buddhist majority

Sri Lanka Elections: Ex-defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa to be elected as new President after winning with 48.2% of vote share
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Sri Lanka Elections: Ex-defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa to be elected as new President after winning with 48.2% of vote share

Sri Lanka's former wartime defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been elected president, his spokesman said Sunday following a fiercely fought election seven months after Islamist attacks killed 269 people

Sri Lankan presidential elections: Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa  takes early lead in polls with 52.87% votes, housing minister trails with 39.67%
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Sri Lankan presidential elections: Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa takes early lead in polls with 52.87% votes, housing minister trails with 39.67%

Sri Lanka's former wartime defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa took an early lead Sunday in a fiercely fought presidential election conducted under high security seven months after deadly Islamist attacks

FIFA World Cup 2018: Flashback to 1998, when hooligans battled on streets of Marseille before England's clash against Tunisia
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Flashback to 1998, when hooligans battled on streets of Marseille before England's clash against Tunisia

During the 1998 World Cup, a total of 32 people were injured during three days of rioting and violence ahead of England’s clash with Tunisia in Marseille.

Zara outlet in Mumbai's Lower Parel attracts MNS ire for selling 'Pakistani brands'
Mumbai

Zara outlet in Mumbai's Lower Parel attracts MNS ire for selling 'Pakistani brands'

At least 10 Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) activists were arrested for allegedly creating a ruckus in a showroom of apparel brand Zara at Lower Parel area in Mumbai to oppose the sale of "Pakistani brands" of clothes.

Euro 2016: Russia among European nations to sign convention with UEFA to prevent fan violence
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Euro 2016: Russia among European nations to sign convention with UEFA to prevent fan violence

Russia signed a convention between the Council of Europe and UEFA on Sunday aimed at stopping a repeat of fan violence which has marred Euro 2016.

Euro 2016: Hooliganism kicks off ahead of game as England, Russia fans clash in Marseille
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Euro 2016: Hooliganism kicks off ahead of game as England, Russia fans clash in Marseille

Fresh clashes erupted on Saturday between football fans gathered in the southern French city of Marseille ahead of a Euro 2016 match between England and Russia, police said.

Mumbai aghast at rising political hooliganism: Now, MNS workers vandalise builder's office
Mumbai

Mumbai aghast at rising political hooliganism: Now, MNS workers vandalise builder's office

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers, including women, on Tuesday ransacked and destroyed the office of a real estate developer in Mumbai.

Shiv Sena sacks party worker who allegedly beat shop assistant for not providing free vada pavs
Mumbai

Shiv Sena sacks party worker who allegedly beat shop assistant for not providing free vada pavs

Shiv Sena said it has sacked an office-bearer of its youth wing who allegedly assaulted a shop assistant for refusing to provide free 'vada-pavs'.

'Painful' punishment: German judge orders hooligans to buy rival team Bayern's merchandise
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'Painful' punishment: German judge orders hooligans to buy rival team Bayern's merchandise

The men chose a shopping trip to the Bayern Munich fan store, a decision that was "really painful", Jung said with satisfaction.

Argentine footballer dies after being hit on head at a match
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Argentine footballer dies after being hit on head at a match

Nieto, the captain of regional club Tiro Federal, was attacked by hooligans after a match against rivals Chacarita Juniors Saturday in Aimogasta in north-west Argentina.

Have power, will abuse: Samajwadi Party supporters thrash toll booth employees in UP
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Have power, will abuse: Samajwadi Party supporters thrash toll booth employees in UP

Samajwadi Party has yet again sparked controversy as supporters of an SP MLA on Saturday beat up a toll booth employee in Barabanki district of UP.