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11 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Lanka opens new detention centres for Pakistani, Afghan refugees

Around sixty Pakistani nationals are being detained at Boosa and a similar number of Afghan nationals are detained at the Negambo detention centre.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Nerve News

Divided Sri Lanka haunts a man at the wheels

Title: Noon Tide Toll; Author: Romesh Gunesekera; Publisher: Penguin Books: Pages: 237; Price: Rs.299 How does Sri Lanka fare after the end of a quarter century of ethnic conflict? Vasantha ferries visitors all around the island in a van bought with savings after retiring early.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

International Business Times

Asylum Seekers Demand Compensation From Australia for Neglect and Poor Healthcare

Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were sent back by Australia cover their faces as they wait to enter a magistrate's court in the southern port district of Galle July 8, 2014.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Colombo Page

Doctors at Southern Sri Lanka hospital call off strike as tense situation develops

Aug 25, Galle: The doctors at the Karapitiya Hospital in the southern city of Galle have decided to give up their work strike as a tense situation developed between the doctors and people who had come treatments.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Colombo Page

Old Dutch Hospital in Galle Fort of southern Sri Lanka renovated as a shopping complex

Aug 23, Colombo: An old historic building within the Galle Fort of southern Sri Lanka has been renovated as an exclusive modern shopping complex while preserving its old Dutch architecture.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Colombo Page

Landslide warnings issued in Sri Lanka as heavy rains continue

Aug 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's National Building Research Organization has asked the public to be alert on landslides as the Meteorology Department warned today that more rain will continue for next 24 hours.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

International Business Times

UNHCR To Appear In A High Court Challenge Against Abbott Government

Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were sent back by Australia cover their faces as they wait to enter a magistrate's court in the southern port district of Galle July 8, 2014.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lanka main opposition party to reinstate two expelled members in electoral organizer positions

Aug 21, Colombo: Ranil Wickremasinghe, Leader of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party , has decided to reinstate two expelled members of the party in electoral organizer positions, party sources say.

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AlertNet

Australia's highest court to hear test case on asylum seekers

Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were sent back by Australia cover their faces as they wait to enter a magistrate's court in the southern port district of Galle July 8, 2014.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Suria

Sarfraz ton gives Pakistan narrow lead...

Pakistan's wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed smashed a maiden Test century as the tourists took a 12-run first-innings lead against Sri Lanka in the second and final match in Colombo on Saturday.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

AlertNet

Sri Lanka violates refugee law by deporting Pakistanis - UNHCR

In a 2011 file photo, members of the military lower the Sri Lankan national flag in the evening at Galle Face Green in Colombo.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

International Business Times

190 Experts Issue Collective Statement Accusing Australia of...

Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were sent back by Australia cover their faces as they wait to enter a magistrate's court in the southern port district of Galle July 8, 2014.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

BleacherReport

Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan, 1st Test Day 5: Highlights, Scorecard and Report

Set 99 runs in 21 overs, after taking nine wickets on the final day, they reached their target with 28 balls to spare.

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The New Zealand Herald

Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan Scoreboard

Scoreboard at the end of Pakistan's second innings on the fifth and final day of the first test against Sri Lanka at the Galle International Stadium on Sunday: Fall of wickets: 1-3, 2-11, 3-39, 4-55, 5-111, 6-111, 7-133, 8-153, 9-178.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan 1st test

Scoreboard at lunch Saturday on the fourth day of the first test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Galle International Stadium: Bowling: Junaid Khan 26-7-85-2 , Mohammad Talha 21-4-67-1 , Saeed Ajmal 39-8-104-0, Abdul Rehman 23-2-78-0.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

CNN

Sri Lanka,. Galle Fort

This picture was taken inside Galle Fort during our vacation in Sri Lanka. Galle Fort, in the Bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese - this is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan 1st test

Scoreboard at lunch Wednesday on the first day of the first test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Galle International Stadium: Bowling: Shaminda Eranga 5-3-8-0, Dhammika Prasad 8-0-28-2, Angelo Mathews 4-3-5-0, Rangana Herath 7-1-12-1, Dilruwan Perera 2-1-5-0

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

It's torture, says psychiatrist

Sri Lankan asylum seekers sent back by Australia queue to enter the magistrate's court in the southern port district of Galle, Sri Lanka, in July.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Colombo Page

Sri Lanka to host 'Galle Dialogue' International Maritime Conference in December

Aug 02, Colombo: Sri Lanka, being an important player and stakeholder with its strategic location, will discuss and exchange matters of regional maritime security concerns at the Galle Dialogue International Maritime Conference this year.

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Colombo Page

Thundershowers, high winds in sea areas of Sri Lanka, Meteorology Department warns

Aug 02, Colombo: The Meteorology Department said today showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle and at several places in the other sea area around the island.

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