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Apr 17, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has sent a message of condolence to South Korean President Park Geun-hye on the passenger ferry accident that took place off the southern resort island of Jeju yesterday.
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Apr 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police have obtained Interpol Red Notices on 40 suspected LTTE operative, the Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohan said Thursday.
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Apr 17, Putrajaya: As a country that suffered three decades of ruthless terrorism, there is a great deal that can be learnt from the Sri Lankan experience with non-state actors, Sri Lanka's Secretary Defense and Urban Development Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said.
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Apr 17, Boston: The United States is looking for resuming a "more comprehensive" military relationship with Sri Lanka once the Sri Lankan government makes progress towards reconciliation and accountability, a top U.S. official said.
Apr 17, New Delhi: India's Supreme Court on Friday will hear a writ petition for a probe by a Special Investigation Team into the alleged role of the Indian Army in the war in Sri Lanka.
Sonia attacked the Jayalalithaa Govt for adopting a lethargic approach to end the recurring attacks on fishermen from the state.
Apr 16, Colombo: Authorities in Sri Lanka have set up a monitoring center to keep a tab on tobacco, alcohol and illicit drugs.
Apr 16, Colombo: An extremist Sinhala Buddhist organization in Sri Lanka, the Bodhu Bala Sena has been named as a terrorist organization by an international body called Terrorism Research and Analysis Consortium .
Apr 16, New York: Sri Lanka has been ranked as the fourth worst place for journalists worldwide in the updated Global Impunity Index published by the New York based-Committee to Protect Journalists .
The lawyers described the trend as alarming. Not only the freedom of movement, but also the freedom of having visitors in their residences is seriously affected in Mullaiththeevu and Ki'linochchi districts in particular, the lawyers said.
New Delhi, Apr. 16: Talks on the issue of trespassing and poaching by fishermen between India and Sri Lanka will resume next month.
Apr 16, Colombo: Conde Nast Traveler, the world's premier travel magazine, on its online home has featured Sri Lanka's traditional string hopper mold as a souvenir.
The Panadura High Court judge, Kusala Sarojani Weerawardana, found ten Presidential Security Division officers who were accused of assaulting two famous songsters Rookantha Gunathilike and Chanta Chandraleka Perera to be guilty of the charges and sentenced them to four and a half years of rigorous imprisonment.
FOR the Tamil asylum seekers being hosted by Warrnambool district families, Saturday's Framlingham Aboriginal Reserve's 150th anniversary celebrations aroused understandable empathy.
Apr 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka's economy grew at a rate of 7.2% over the past financial year, making the island one of Asia's fastest-growing markets after China, The Financial Times of London reported.
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says money which would have gone to the Commonwealth Secretariat will be allocated to other programs.