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Next President Faces Major Rights Challenges

Next President Faces Major Rights Challenges

The winner of Sri Lanka’s presidential election on November 16, 2019 will face enormous challenges to deliver justice for past crimes and prevent future abuses, Read more…

The state of the race: A sprint to a close finish ahead

The state of the race: A sprint to a close finish ahead

The race appears to be closer this week with the principle candidates sprinting to the finish. Gotabaya Rajapaksa is said to be ahead and the Read more…

Staking hopes on the first-time voters

Staking hopes on the first-time voters

As campaigning enters the final stretch in Sri Lanka’s Nov. 16 presidential polls, Sajith Premadasa, the leading political moderate in the fray, is staking his Read more…

‘Ranil factor’ in presidential polls By N Sathiya Moorthy

‘Ranil factor’ in presidential polls By N Sathiya Moorthy

In what has begun as an ‘issue-less’ election, the upcoming weekend presidential poll is turning up with possibilities, as much on campaign-points as the possible Read more…

Trial-at-bar to hear abduction and disappearance of 11 Tamil youth case

Trial-at-bar to hear abduction and disappearance of 11 Tamil youth case

The Attorney General has requested the Chief Justice to appoint a Trial-at-Bar bench to hear the abduction and disappearance of 11 Tamil youth case.

The Read more…

Favourable conditions for Pillayan’s Chief Ministerial candidacy
9 Jul
2012
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Favourable conditions for Pillayan’s Chief Ministerial candidacy »

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Reports have emerged that former chief minister of the Eastern Provincial council Shivaneshathurei Chndrakanth will be the UPFA’s favourite choice for the regions Read more…

Sri Lanka Tamil party calls for re-merging North and East
9 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka Tamil party calls for re-merging North and East »

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Sri Lanka’s main Tamil party, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has called for re-merging the Northern and Eastern provinces demerged by a court decision.Addressing Read more…

Sri Lanka’s former army chief Sarath Fonseka calls for Arab Spring-style uprising
9 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka’s former army chief Sarath Fonseka calls for Arab Spring-style uprising »

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Outlining his return to active politics after he was released from jail in May following pressure from the United States, Gen Fonseka sought Read more…

Opportunity for rehabilitated former LTTE cadres of Sri Lanka to involve in politics
9 Jul
2012
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Opportunity for rehabilitated former LTTE cadres of Sri Lanka to involve in politics »

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Sri Lanka’s rehabilitated former combatants of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in the North and East will have the opportunity in Read more…

Left allies of Lanka’s govt press for resolving Tamil issues
8 Jul
2012
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Left allies of Lanka’s govt press for resolving Tamil issues »

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Tamil minority issues could only be settled through devolution of power, Sri Lanka’s leftist parties have said, as they announced to break away Read more…

Sri Lanka earns over 18 billion rupees from UN peacekeeping
8 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka earns over 18 billion rupees from UN peacekeeping »

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Sri Lanka has earned a considerable income from United Nations peacekeeping operations in other countries, Army Media Spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasekara has said.According Read more…

Sri Lanka : Former female terrorist leader of Sri Lanka learns bridal dressing
8 Jul
2012
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Sri Lanka : Former female terrorist leader of Sri Lanka learns bridal dressing »

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The 40-year-old Sivagamy is the senior most LTTE cadre sent for rehabilitation.She joined the LTTE in 1991 and received battle training in a Read more…

Another July ’83? People don’t deserve it, economy can’t stand it-Rajan Philips
7 Jul
2012
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Another July ’83? People don’t deserve it, economy can’t stand it-Rajan Philips »

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“April is the cruellest month,” wrote T.S. Eliot in The Waste Land. Ian Goonetilleke recalled this line in his introduction to a bibliography Read more…

Indians Get Tough With Sri Lanka
7 Jul
2012
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Indians Get Tough With Sri Lanka »

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The Indian government is now getting tough with the Mahinda Rajapaksa administration by showing that it could not take for granted the relations Read more…

NOW – STORM OVER JAFFNA CENSUS
7 Jul
2012
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NOW – STORM OVER JAFFNA CENSUS »

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Controversy surrounds the last census in the Jaffna district, with Tamil political leaders now saying that it is incorrect. The problem however has Read more…