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Blessings for the foreign guests

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Pakistan Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi is seen here tying pirith threads on the arm of High Commissioner of Pakistan for Sri Lanka Her Excellency Seema Illahi Baloch during their visit to the Dharmayathanaya in Maharagama today. Pix by Waruna Wanniarachchi
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A warm welcome

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Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari visited the Parliamentary complex this morning. Here, he was being greeted by the Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa and other Members of Parliament. Pic by Pradeep Dilrukshan
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Not guilty

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Former UNP member A.R.M.A Cadar, Deputy Minster of Environment  who was remanded on the charges of disproportion of Samurdhi Funds along with two others was acquitted by the Colombo Magistrate today. pic by Nisal Baduge
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“Santa Fun Run”

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More than 1,000 people dressed up as Santa Claus sit together on the steps of the Sydney Opera House after finishing the annual “Santa Fun Run” for charity on November 28, 2010. More than 1,500 Santas were expected to suit up and take part in the race around Sydney Harbour to raise money for disabled and disadvantaged children. AFP
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Monkey Buffet

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A long-tailed macaque eats food at the Pra Prang Sam Yot temple during the annual Monkey Buffet Festival in Lopburi, 150km (94 miles) north of Bangkok, November 28, 2010. The festival provides food and drinks to the local monkey population, which numbers more than 2,000, to thank them for drawing tourists to the town. REUTERS
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Zardari meets MR

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Visiting Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari met President Mahinda Rajapaksa this afternoon at the Presidential Secretariat. Four agreements were signed between the two countries following the discussion. Pic Kushan Pathiraja
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Carlton Sevens

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Action at the quarter final of the Bowls trophy in the Sri Lankan Carlton Sevens rugby tournament at the Sugathadasa stadium in Colombo today between Sri Lanka and Kazakhstan. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana
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Elections ahead

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Sri Lankan U.N. soldiers load electoral material in a truck to be distributed in the town of Leogane. Sunday's presidential and legislative elections are going ahead despite the huge challenges of holding a nationwide poll in the Western Hemisphere's poorest state. Haiti, its infrastructure already weak, is recovering from a devastating earthquake in January and battling a worsening cholera epidemic that has already killed 2,000 people. Reuters
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Halt exercise !

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A protester holds a sign at a rally demanding to halt the joint military exercise between the United States and South Korea, outside a U.S. naval base in Pyeongtaek, south of Seoul, November 28, 2010. North Korea has placed surface-to-surface missiles on launch pads in the Yellow Sea, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday, as the United States and South Korea began joint military exercises. The sign reads,'go back nuclear-powered carrier USS George Washington.' REUTERS

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Away from the artillery

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A stray puppy looks outside from its shelter after its owner left to escape from North Korea's artillery attacks at a village on Yeonpyeong Island November 27, 2010.  REUTERS
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Tractors for the farmers

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The Indian Government donated 500 tractors to the Northern Province farmers through Agrarian service centers today. The picture shows Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa on one of the tractors donated by India while Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna looks on. Pix by Chaminda Hittatiya
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