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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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WikiLeaks: Basil Speaks Frankly About Human Rights, Wants To Buy US Bushmaster Cannons – Blake Was Happy
22 Aug
2013
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WikiLeaks: Basil Speaks Frankly About Human Rights, Wants To Buy US Bushmaster Cannons – Blake Was Happy »

“The Ambassador met Presidential Advisor Basil Rajapaksa, younger brother to President Mahinda Rajapaksa, on October 4. After the Ambassador reviewed US priorities Read more…

Ranil holds talks with Mukherjee
21 Aug
2013
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Ranil holds talks with Mukherjee »

Opposition UNP leader Ranil Wickramasinghe has had talks with Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on the political situation in Sri Lanka, the UNP Read more…

No Pakistan militants here
21 Aug
2013
Written by TELOMedia

No Pakistan militants here »

The military today denied reports that Pakistan based militants were using Sri Lanka as a base to launch attacks on Southern India.

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Army disappointed with US move
21 Aug
2013
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Army disappointed with US move »

The army today said it was disappointed that two senior military officers were refused permission by the US to attend military programme Read more…

Northern civilians gear to meet Pillay
21 Aug
2013
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Northern civilians gear to meet Pillay »

The Association for the Families of Disappeared Persons in the North along with members of the civil society in the area have Read more…

No issues with India
21 Aug
2013
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No issues with India »

The government does not expect any issue with India’s participation at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in November, a top Read more…

Four schoolboys arrested trying to abduct schoolgirl
21 Aug
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Four schoolboys arrested trying to abduct schoolgirl »

Two students of a leading school in Colombo sitting this year’s GCE A/L examination and two other youth were arrested at Maharagama Read more…

Premajayantha says he knows more about PCs than Wigneswaran
21 Aug
2013
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Premajayantha says he knows more about PCs than Wigneswaran »

General Secretary of the United Peoples’ Freedom Alliance (UPFA), and Minister Susil Premajayantha, said he is more knowledgeable of the Provincial Council Read more…

Voluntary repatriation next year
21 Aug
2013
Written by TELOMedia

Voluntary repatriation next year »

The government says it will prioritize the repatriation of thousands of Tamil refugees in India next year, more than four years after Read more…

GL flies to Pakistan tomorrow
21 Aug
2013
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GL flies to Pakistan tomorrow »

In the aftermath of a meeting with Indian leaders, External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris will undertake a visit to Pakistan tomorrow to Read more…