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Friday | Colombo Page

Provincial Councilor of Sri Lanka main opposition party wanted for assault surrenders to police

Apr 18, Colombo: An organizer of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party wanted in connection with assaulting four persons including a woman has surrendered to the police.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Coast Guard calls $300 million in cocaine one of its biggest hauls

More than 7,000 pounds of cocaine that might have fetched $300 million or more on the streets of the U.S. instead were piled high on a Coast Guard dock in Miami Beach on Tuesday, the result of two separate drug seizures in the Caribbean Sea.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Colombo Page

Drought in Sri Lanka may raise global tea prices

Apr 14, Colombo: The prolonged drought in Sri Lanka's tea growing regions may raise tea prices globally, tea industry analysts predict.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Colombo Page

Sri Lankan President orders reduced toll on expressways during New Year

Apr 10, Colombo: The toll for all categories of vehicles on Sri Lanka's expressways has been reduced for the benefit of New Year travelers on the orders of the President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Colombians outraged over new acid attack

Police are offering a nearly $40,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever was behind the latest in a rash of acid attacks disfiguring women in the Colombian capital.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Colombo Page

Sri Lanka Supreme Court upholds death sentence ruling for Angulana double murder convicts

Apr 02, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Supreme Court today upheld the death penalty ruling of a lower court given to the former police officers convicted of killing two youths in 2009.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Colombo Page

Sri Lanka's ruling alliance grants bonus seats of the two Provincial Councils

Apr 01, Colombo: General Secretary of Sri Lanka's ruling party United People's Freedom Alliance Susil Prema Jayantha announced the names of the candidates of the Western and Southern Provincial Councils who will be granted the bonus seats.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Colombo Page

Three Sri Lankan media personnel get elected to the Western Provincial Council

Mar 31, Colombo: Three media personnel attached to a private electronic media institution in Sri Lanka have been elected to the Western Provincial Council at Saturday's elections.

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International Business Times

Tony Abbott Declares Victory Over Asylum Seekers, No Boats in 100-Day Period

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott , who is currently in Sri Lanka to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2013, gives Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa a signed Australian Rugby Union jersey in Colombo, November 17, 2013.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

TamilNet Newswire

Sri Lanka: Tamil Nadu prisoner under Colombo’s PTA custody begins hunger strike

The victim, John Peter Vijayendran, is a political prisoner, who has been jailed in Colombo's Magazine prison and recently transferred to a prison in Negombo, the sources further said.

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Colombo Page

Ruling party victorious at provincial polls in Sri Lanka while main...

Mar 30, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party has managed to secure the majority of votes in all the Colombo area polling divisions while the ruling United People's Freedom Alliance has claimed the overall victory at both the Western and Southern Provincial Council polls.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Colombo Page

Sri Lankans go to polls today to elect members to two provincial councils

Mar 29, Colombo: Polls to elect members to Sri Lanka's Southern and Western Provincial Councils began this morning at 4,253 polling centers in the two provinces.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Colombo Page

Japan grants Sri Lanka Rs. 44 billion for construction of second Kelani Bridge

Mar 28, Colombo: The Government of Japan under its Yen Loan scheme has provided financial assistance to Sri Lanka to construct a second bridge over the Kelani River.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Colombo Page

Sri Lanka Police arrest suspect in hit and run that killed JVP candidate

Mar 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka police have arrested the hit-and-run driver who caused the death of the Sri Lanka Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna candidate and union leader Sumathipala Manawadu Tuesday.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Colombo Page

Democratic Party candidate for upcoming provincial elections in Sri Lanka found assaulted

Mar 24, Colombo: Candidate of Sri Lanka's Democratic Party at the forthcoming Western Provincial Council has been assaulted by unidentified assailants.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

Colombo Page

Muslim ally of Sri Lanka governing party criticizes government actions

Mar 23, Colombo: Muslim of Sri Lanka's governing party, the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has criticized actions of the government.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

Colombo Page

President confident Sri Lanka will deliver a message to international ...

Mar 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapakse today said the people of Sri Lanka will deliver a message on March 29th to the international community that they will not betray the country and the hard earned freedom.

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Colombo Page

Increase in election law violations in Sri Lanka as polls draw closer

Mar 22, Colombo: The Election Department in Sri Lanka has noted an increase in the number of reported election law violations as Western and Southern Provincial Council polls draw closer.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

International Business Times

Tony Abbott to Pressure Papua New Guinea to Swiftly Process Manus Island Asylum Seekers

He has arrived in Port Moresby for an official state visit. He will be meeting PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill for bilateral talks.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka, Asia,

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