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Mahason Balakaya leader Amith Weerasinghe remanded

Mahason Balakaya leader Amith Weerasinghe, who was arrested by the Police yesterday, was today ordered to be remanded till May 28.Weerasinghe was arrested over an incident reported from Theldeniya. Amith Weerasinghe had instigated attacks on Muslims in parts of Kandy last year.He had also attempted to stage a protest in Kandy on Saturday but a court order was issued against the protest. (Colombo Gazette)

UN chief sends condolences offers help after earthquake in Mexico

In a stateme attributable to his spokesperson, the Secretary-General said he was “saddened by the loss of life and destruction in the earthquake that struck the provinces of Oaxaca, Chiapas and Tabasco in Mexico.” Dozens of people were killed in the quake that struck before midnight on 7 September. Mr. Guterres wished a speedy recovery to those injured, according to the statement. He also commended the authorities and emergency responders, who he said “are sparing no efforts to assist people in need and restore essential services.”