• Special security for four presidential candidates (Republic Next)
  • Do not park vehicles without anyone inside: Police (Daily Mirror)
  • Next president urged to give priority to human rights (The Island)
  • FIU signs agreement with INTERPOL National Central Bureau for Sri Lanka (Daily FT)
  • Over 659,000 postal ballot papers given for distribution (Daily FT)
  • Rumours cause panic in Mattakkuliya, Gampaha (Daily Mirror)
  • Finance

  • SL Retailers’ Association joins Federation of Asia Pacific Retailers Association (Daily FT)
  • German -Sri Lankan Business Council to boost SL exports (The Island)
  • OPPO launches new Reno2 F in Sri Lanka (The Island)
  • SriLankan Airlines builds intensity in its Melbourne Marathon Festival (The Island)
  • Pathfinder Foundation in collaboration with the Iranian embassy celebrates Hafez Day (The Island)
  • AIA Insurance payment, now easier than ever before (The Island)
  • Opinion

  • Worldwide corruption cost is US$2.6 trillion or Rs.473 trillion (Daily Mirror)
  • Sri Lanka’s Monster Politician (Colombo Telegraph)
  • Gotabaya would be a nightmare for Tamils and Muslims (Daily FT)
  • Ministry of Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET): A nation rich in human capital (Daily FT)
  • Candidates’ religion (The Island)
  • TNA keeps presidential candidates in a spot (Daily Mirror)
  • World

  • Mysterious crates washing up on Brazil’s oil-stained beaches (Deutsche Welle)
  • Egypt boasts biggest ancient mummy find in over a century (Deutsche Welle)
  • Morocco: Journalist’s pardon for ‘abortion’ reflects societal split (Deutsche Welle)
  • British MPs approve delay to Brexit deal decision (Deutsche Welle)
  • Lebanon reforms ‘must start from politicians’ bank accounts’ (Al Jazeera English)
  • Spain dismisses call for Catalan talks amid violent protests (Al Jazeera English)
  • Climate

  • Guardian climate pledge 2019: ‘With air travel, it’s best to take a flexitarian approach’ (The Guardian)
  • ‘Older generations can’t understand’: XR Youth on being heard (The Guardian)
  • India planning 1GW floating solar project in Madhya Pradesh (IEEFA)
  • At the ballot box, cast a vote for climate change innovation and investment (The Conversation)
  • Sport

  • European Open: Andy Murray beats Ugo Humbert to set up Stan Wawrinka final (BBC Sport)
  • Haringey Borough v Yeovil Town: FA Cup tie abandoned after reports of racial abuse (BBC Sport)
  • ‘Some big men are in tears’: Rory Best rues Ireland’s World Cup failings (The Guardian)
  • Almighty All Blacks lay waste to the side that inspired their rebuild | Liam Napier (The Guardian)
  • Further reading

  • Following Haajar’s Footsteps to a Feminist Reading of Islam (Jstor)
  • Zuckerberg’s Warped History Lesson and the Age of Incoherence (Wired)
  • The Tragic Story of America’s First Black Music Star (Smithsonian)
  • National Zoo Says Bye Bye to Bei Bei (Smithsonian)
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