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Lanka’s top military chief detained

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s military chief was remanded by court after weeks evading arrest over the alleged cover-up of the abduction and murder of 11 young men during the island’s civil war. Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne is the highest-ranking military officer ever held by a court over alleged crimes from Sri Lanka’s ...

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Macron seeks to repair damage after military chief quit

ISTRES: French President Emmanuel Macron was to address troops at an air base on Thursday as he sought to repair the damage following the resignation of a highly-regarded military chief who challenged the government’s budget cuts. Macron flew to the base in Istres, southern France, a day after General Pierre ...

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