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China Regains Clout in Sri Lanka With Family’s Return to Power -WSJ

China Regains Clout in Sri Lanka With Family’s Return to Power -WSJ

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—China is poised to start building a $13 billion city on Sri Lanka’s seafront, as the island nation located near some of the Read more…

Beijing takes its South China Sea strategy to the Himalayas – Ddefenceaviationpost

Beijing takes its South China Sea strategy to the Himalayas – Ddefenceaviationpost

Just in time for its National Day in October, China completed construction of a new village high in the mountains where the Chinese region of Read more…

Sri Lanka, India & the Maldives agree to strengthen cooperation on Maritime Security

Sri Lanka, India & the Maldives agree to strengthen cooperation on Maritime Security

The 4th National Security Adviser (NSA) Level Trilateral Meeting on Maritime Security Cooperation between India, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka was held in Colombo on Read more…

Doval calls on President, expresses willingness to invest in new areas to develop economy

Doval calls on President, expresses willingness to invest in new areas to develop economy

India’s National Security Adviser Ajith Doval called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this evening and expressed India’s willingness to identify and invest in new areas that Read more…

Sri Lanka expects China US$700mn loan in December 2020

Sri Lanka expects China US$700mn loan in December 2020

Sri Lanka is expecting a 700 million dollar equivalent loan from China Development Bank in December 2020, the Finance Ministry said.

Authorities earlier said the Read more…

Demands for inquiry into Sri Lanka ‘white van’ abductions
25 Aug
2012
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Demands for inquiry into Sri Lanka ‘white van’ abductions »

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Human rights campaigners have called on the Sri Lankan government to hold an inquiry after its own soldiers were implicated in political kidnappings Read more…

India’s missiles targeted Sri Lanka’s strategic institutions – report
22 Aug
2012
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India’s missiles targeted Sri Lanka’s strategic institutions – report »

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India stationed its long range Agni type Missile system, which can target any military or any other installation in South Asia, targeting Sri Read more…

US envoy to UN Susen Rice to visit India
22 Aug
2012
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United States Ambassador to the United Nations Susan E. Rice will undertake a visit of India this week and will meet with government Read more…

Vehicle of the SLMC Trincomale​e district torched
22 Aug
2012
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Vehicle of the SLMC Trincomale​e district torched »

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Group of unidentified persons torched the vehicle of Rubika Shanthini SriLanka Muslim Congress Trincomalee district candidate during the Wednesday early morning.Rubika stated he Read more…

Crude oil thrown towards newly constructe​d Chunnagam Pradeshiya Sabaha building
22 Aug
2012
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Crude oil thrown towards newly constructe​d Chunnagam Pradeshiya Sabaha building »

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Crude oil attack carried out against newly constructed Chunnagam Pradeshiya Saba building at 2.30 am this morning.According to the Chunnagam Pradeshiyasabaha sources this Read more…

Navi Pillay’s visit should be disallowed – Hela Urumaya
22 Aug
2012
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Navi Pillay’s visit should be disallowed – Hela Urumaya »

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The visit of the Committee of Representatives of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, to examine the  human rights situation in this Read more…

Japanese peace envoy discusses Sri Lanka’s post-war developments
22 Aug
2012
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Japanese peace envoy discusses Sri Lanka’s post-war developments »

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Yasushi Akashi, the representative of the Government of Japan for Peace-Building, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction in Sri Lanka today called on the External Affairs Read more…

Rights to Lankan Tamils: DMK for resolution in UNGA
21 Aug
2012
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Rights to Lankan Tamils: DMK for resolution in UNGA »

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The Dravida Munetra Kazhagam on Tuesday demanded that India should bring a resolution in the United Nations General Assembly and the United Nations Read more…

UN official calls for more funding for Sri Lanka
21 Aug
2012
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The United Nations (UN) has renewed calls to continue humanitarian funds for post-war Sri Lanka to assist with continued challenges of resettlement and Read more…

French tourists guilty in Sri Lanka over Buddha photos
21 Aug
2012
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A Sri Lankan court has given suspended jail terms to three French tourists for wounding the religious feelings of Buddhists by taking pictures Read more…