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Sri Lanka president dissolves Parliament, calls for election

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Colombo, Nov 10 (AP) - Sri Lanka's president has dissolved Parliament and called for elections on Jan. 5 in a bid to stave off a deepening political crisis over his dismissal of the prime minister that opponents say is unconstitutional.
An official notification signed by President Maithripala Sirisena announced the dissolution of Parliament effec-tive midnight Friday. It said the names of candidates will be called before Nov. 26 and the new Parliament is to convene Jan. 17.
Sri Lanka has been...
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Bulk of migrant caravan prepares to depart Mexico City

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Mexico City, Nov 10 (AP) - Almost 4,000 Central American migrants prepared to depart a stadium in southern Mexico City early Saturday for the longest and most dangerous leg of a trek to the U.S. border that has drawn fire from President Donald Trump.
The bulk of the caravan will follow the...
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20 years is the timeline to build a new civilization: Prof Yunus

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Wolfsburg (Germany), Nov 10 (UNB) - Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus has set a 20-year timeline to build a new civilization alongside replacing the "greed-driven" society which will help remove enormous amount of "frustration and gloom".
"Twenty years, that's the timeline. It's possible," he...
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At least 12 killed at California bar shooting

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International Desk: At least 12 people have been killed, including a police officer, at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

The shooting began at 23:20 local time on Wednesday about 40 miles (65km) north-west of Los Angeles, police say. At least 200 people were reportedly inside the Borderline...
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GOP keeps Senate control for 2 more years, triumph for Trump

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Washington, Nov 7 (AP) - Republicans retained Senate control Tuesday with relatively little suspense, ousting Democratic incumbents in Indiana, North Dakota and Missouri and delivering a victory to President Donald Trump by preserving the chamber as a showplace for his conservative priorities for...
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