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“National duty of SLFP is to accept their candidate”: S. B. Dissanayake

“National duty of SLFP is to accept their candidate”: S. B. Dissanayake

Convening a media briefing in Kandy today (August 18), SLFP MP S.B. Dissanayake commented on the on-going discussions between the SLFP and the SLPP.

He Read more…

Prez polls on Nov. 16 : PM post for Maithri?

Prez polls on Nov. 16 : PM post for Maithri?

The Presidential Election is likely to be held on November 16, reports say.

However, the Chairman of the Elections Commission had earlier stated that the Read more…

JVP declares leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as presidential candidate

JVP declares leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as presidential candidate

Sri Lanka’s Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Sunday announced the party leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as the presidential candidate of the National People’s Power Read more…

US suspends SOFA talks till presidential poll is over

US suspends SOFA talks till presidential poll is over

The United States has told Sri Lanka that it will suspend talks on the controversial Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) with Sri Lanka until the Read more…

Candidate Gota: Tamil voters fear return of military rule, white vans and anti-minority policies

Candidate Gota: Tamil voters fear return of military rule, white vans and anti-minority policies

Days after the announcement of Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s presidential candidacy, a quick voice-of-the-people survey conducted on the streets of Colombo by the Sunday Observer exposed how Read more…

Vote against Sri Lanka, Malaysia told
9 Mar
2013
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Vote against Sri Lanka, Malaysia told »

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Suaram is pushing for Malaysia to vote in favour of a resolution against Sri Lanka at the United Nations Human Rights Council meeting Read more…

Chandrika in powwow with SLFP old guard
9 Mar
2013
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Chandrika in powwow with SLFP old guard »

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Former President, Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, is reported to have made arrangements to hold a series of discussions with the senior Sri Lanka Freedom Read more…

US tables Sri Lankan resolution with India line
9 Mar
2013
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US tables Sri Lankan resolution with India line »

The US resolution on Sri Lanka, which was presented to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva on Friday, has incorporated Read more…

Sri Lanka needs to address issues of reconciliation and political devolution urgently, India says
7 Mar
2013
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Sri Lanka needs to address issues of reconciliation and political devolution urgently, India says »

India is firmly of the view that issues of reconciliation and political devolution in Sri Lanka need to be addressed with a sense Read more…

Geneva crisis: SF blames govt, LLRC ‘Absolutely no basis for war crime allegations’
7 Mar
2013
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Geneva crisis: SF blames govt, LLRC ‘Absolutely no basis for war crime allegations’ »

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Accusing President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s government of failing to counter the growing threat on the human rights front in Geneva, Democratic Party Leader General Read more…

A message to Colombo
7 Mar
2013
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A message to Colombo »

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India will soon be blamed — unjustly — for an international catastrophe. Since 1991, the Commonwealth has been a potent force behind the Read more…

India likely to vote against Sri Lanka at UN Human Rights Council: Sources
5 Mar
2013
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India likely to vote against Sri Lanka at UN Human Rights Council: Sources »

India is likely to vote against Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council later in March, sources said on Tuesday. The US-sponsored Read more…

British MP to visit Sri Lanka seeking justice for tourist’s murder
5 Mar
2013
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British MP to visit Sri Lanka seeking justice for tourist’s murder »

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A British parliamentarian will visit Sri Lanka this week to press for justice for the 2011 Christmas eve murder of a British tourist Read more…

Sri Lanka Army Chief rejects allegations of killing LTTE leader’s son
5 Mar
2013
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Sri Lanka Army Chief rejects allegations of killing LTTE leader’s son »

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Commander of Sri Lanka Army, Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya strongly rejecting the allegation that the Army killed the Tamil Tiger terrorist leader V. Read more…

Our policy on Sri Lanka changed after war crime issues – US
5 Mar
2013
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Our policy on Sri Lanka changed after war crime issues – US »

The United States says its policy on Sri Lanka had changed after the government failed to show progress on addressing human rights related Read more…