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UK concerned about slow delivery of human rights commitments – FCO report

UK concerned about slow delivery of human rights commitments – FCO report

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s (FCO) 2017 Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report covering the period from January to December 2017 was Read more…

Probe into MR’s Presidential campaign funds still on: PM

Probe into MR’s Presidential campaign funds still on: PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday denied any suspension of investigations into alleged transfer of funds during the 2015 presidential election, a statement made by the Read more…

Two key suspects in Lasantha murder case granted bail

Two key suspects in Lasantha murder case granted bail

Two key suspects arrested in connection to the murder of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunga, have been granted bail.

The Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court today granted bail Read more…

Moscow seeks explanation from Colombo Alleged Russian backing for Namal

Moscow seeks explanation from Colombo Alleged Russian backing for Namal

Russia has sought an explanation from Sri Lanka as regards a recent claim by Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera that Russia funded a special Read more…

Clowns or Murderers: Our Hobson’s Choice

Clowns or Murderers: Our Hobson’s Choice

There is no Viyath Maga; it is just a word for a programme. Clearly this is a carrying forward of Mahinda Chinthanaya…”

Mahinda Rajapaksa (4.7.2018)[i]

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SriLankan representatives were tense over “This Land Belongs to the Army” documentary film
7 Feb
2014
Written by TELOMedia

SriLankan representatives were tense over “This Land Belongs to the Army” documentary film »

British Tamil Forum hoisted international land grabs conference in London on January 31- February 1.

Metha Patkar and Mr.Denis Halliday, Judge on Read more…

Minister G.L.Peries to visit China
7 Feb
2014
Written by TELOMedia

Minister G.L.Peries to visit China »

The Minister of External Affair G.L.Peries will make three days official visit to China on February 10.

Minister Peries will visit China Read more…

United States Military Trains and Demines the North
7 Feb
2014
Written by TELOMedia

United States Military Trains and Demines the North »

The United States Pacific Army’s fourth Humanitarian Mine Action(HMA) team concluded its three week training program in Vavuniya today.

This intensive “train-the-trainers” Read more…

Sri Lanka Should Face international Inquiry If It Has Nothing To Hide: Maduluwawe Sobhitha Thero
7 Feb
2014
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Sri Lanka Should Face international Inquiry If It Has Nothing To Hide: Maduluwawe Sobhitha Thero »

Maduluwawe Sobhitha Thero, Chief Incumbent of the Kotte Nagavihara and a vocal monk in the movement calling for an abolishing of the Read more…

Indian Deputy High Commissioner transferred to Guyana
7 Feb
2014
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Indian Deputy High Commissioner transferred to Guyana »

Consul General of the Indian High Commission in Jaffna Venkatasalam Mahalingam appointed has the Indian High Commissioner to Guyana.

Since November 2012 Read more…

We want 10 years for reconciliation: Lalith
7 Feb
2014
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We want 10 years for reconciliation: Lalith »

Presidential Secretary Lalith Weeratunga has said the government needs 10 years to bring about reconciliation.

He has said in a government propaganda Read more…

UN agency arranged secret meet between US and ex-Tigers – GoSL Top American official forcibly enters army camp near Boossa detention facility
7 Feb
2014
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UN agency arranged secret meet between US and ex-Tigers – GoSL Top American official forcibly enters army camp near Boossa detention facility »

Commenting on the allegations made by the government, a senior spokesperson for the Office of UN Resident Coordinator told The Island: “On Read more…

Sri Lanka now wants patience
7 Feb
2014
Written by TELOMedia

Sri Lanka now wants patience »

After calling for “time and space”, the Sri Lankan Government is now urging the international community to exercise patience with Sri Lanka Read more…

Amid Reports of Sri Lanka Cover Up & Executions, UN Tells ICP, Probe
7 Feb
2014
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Amid Reports of Sri Lanka Cover Up & Executions, UN Tells ICP, Probe »

In the wake of a detailed report that Sri Lanka forces concealed mass graves and executed surrenderees as in the White Flag Read more…

PIL against Lankan navy, fishermen filed in HC
7 Feb
2014
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PIL against Lankan navy, fishermen filed in HC »

A PIL seeking final report in cases filed against Sri Lankan Navy and fishermen of the island nation for allegedly attacking Indian Read more…