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3 hrs ago | Bloomberg
Sri Lanka 's deepening economic ties with China offer it a cushion from any measures aimed at pressuring the South Asian country into cooperating with investigations into alleged crimes during its civil war.
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7 hrs ago | DNAinfo.com
The monthlong feature on the neighborhood, which is a short train ride from the St. George Ferry Terminal, showcases local destinations including the stretch of Sri Lankan restaurants and grocery stores along Victory Boulevard and Bay Street known as "Little Sri Lanka."
11 hrs ago | Colombo Page
Mar 06, Colombo: Speaker of Sri Lanka parliament Chamal Rajapaksa said the government needs to submit details of mega projects to parliament so the public can be informed of the government's development programs.
15 hrs ago | The Economist
EVIDENCE of past atrocities keeps turning up in Sri Lanka. Last year 154 bodies were unearthed from a mass grave behind a hospital in Matale, in the centre of the island-victims, in all likelihood, of an uprising by Marxist rebels in the 1980s.
19 hrs ago | CBC News
The B.C. Civil Liberties Association is calling for an independent body to monitor Canada Border Services Agency, after it failed to implement recommendations by the Maher Arar inquiry.
Any failure on the part of the international community to act speedily in this matter will only encourage other ethnic chauvinists to embark on similar atrocities.
Mar 05, Colombo: Expressing her "deep anguish and pain" over the continuing arrests of Tamil Nadu fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J. Jayalalithaa asked the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to "decisively" use all available diplomatic channels to get the fishermen languishing in Sri Lankan jails released.
Mar 05, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa held bilateral discussions with several leaders on the sidelines of the third BIMSTEC Summit in Myanmar.
Mar 05, Colombo: Parliamentarian of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party Dr. Harsha de Silva has said that statistics released by the government revealed that a majority of the people struggled to survive.
A career diplomat of Colombo will be its first Secretary General. Originally formed in 1997, as Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand Economic Cooperation , and was joined by Nepal and Bhutan in 2004 to become known as Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, the BIMSTEC is viewed as India's ... (more)
On March 3, the United Nations Human Rights Council began its 25th session in Geneva.
Mar 04, Colombo: The newest expressway in Sri Lanka, the phase 1 of the Outer Circular Highway around the capital city of Colombo opened for public view today before its official opening.
Mar 04, Geneva: South Africa today said that it supports a durable solution in Sri Lanka which can be reached by Sri Lankans themselves.
Mar 04, Kilinochchi: Sri Lanka's Transport Minister Kumara Welgama ceremonially declared open the reconstructed Northern Railway Line from Kilinochchi to Pallai today with the participation of High Commissioner of India Y.K. Sinha.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Tedros Adhanom and Sri Lankan Deputy Minister of Finance and Planning Dr. Sarath Amunugama held talks here yesterday.
Sri Lanka says it has arrested 32 Indian fishermen who were fishing illegally in its territorial waters nearly two months after the two countries released hundreds of detained fishermen and their fisheries ministers agreed to cooperate in combatting poaching.