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Seekkuge Prasanna joins Sri Lanka World Cup squad


Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Sri Lanka has called all-rounder Seekkuge Prasanna into its Cricket World Cup squad as a replacement for batsman Dimuth Karunaratne who suffered...full story
updated 2015-03-06 03:42 PM
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Seekkuge Prasanna joins Sri Lanka World Cup squad

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Sri Lanka has called all-rounder Seekkuge Prasanna into its Cricket World Cup squad as a replacement for batsman Dimuth Karunaratne who suffered....Fullstory

2015-03-06 03:42 PM

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Higher food prices, typhoon worsen poverty in Philippines

Associated Press

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