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China accuses US of starting ‘second COLD WAR’ after anti-Beijing alliance with India – Express.co.uk

China accuses US of starting ‘second COLD WAR’ after anti-Beijing alliance with India – Express.co.uk

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark Esper visited New Delhi for talks. On Tuesday they agreed the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Read more…

Mahinda was not keen to meet US State Secretary Pompeo : Wimal

Mahinda was not keen to meet US State Secretary Pompeo : Wimal

Prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was not keen to meet US State Secretary Mike Pompeo, minister Wimal Weerawansa has said.

Speaking to media a day after Read more…

Full transcript of interview with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and ‘Derana’ channel

Full transcript of interview with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and ‘Derana’ channel

Full transcript of interview with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo:

Indeewari Amuwatte:Thank you for your time here with us Secretary Pompeo. Your visit here Read more…

No show by Mahinda at Pompeo meeting

No show by Mahinda at Pompeo meeting

Although Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was to meet with US State Secretary Mike Pompeo along with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, he was not present at yesterday’s Read more…

Speaker informed of expulsion of SJB MPs

Speaker informed of expulsion of SJB MPs

Chief Opposition Whip Lakshman Kiriella has directed a letter to the Speaker of Parliament stating nine Parliamentarians representing the Samagi Jana Balawegaya were expelled from Read more…

Mangala asks why JVP didn’t protest when Chinese delegation arrived
27 Oct
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Mangala asks why JVP didn’t protest when Chinese delegation arrived »

Former Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera has asked why the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) did not protest when a high-level Chinese delegation visited Sri Lanka.

The Read more…

Curfew in Moratuwa, Panadura & Homagama
27 Oct
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Curfew in Moratuwa, Panadura & Homagama »

Quarantine curfew has been imposed in four more police jurisdictions until further notice, police said.

This includes the Homagama, Moratuwa, Panadura North and Panadura South Read more…

Bail rejected for Rishad Bathiudeen; MP returned to remand custody
27 Oct
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Bail rejected for Rishad Bathiudeen; MP returned to remand custody »

Ex-Minister and current MP Rishad Bathiudeen was ordered to be returned to remand custody until the 10th of November, by Fort Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage on Read more…

US Secretary of State arrives in Sri Lanka on key visit
27 Oct
2020
Written by TELO Admin

US Secretary of State arrives in Sri Lanka on key visit »

US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo arrived in Sri Lanka today on a 2-day official visit.

Pompeo’s visit comes on an invitation extended by Read more…

JVP protests US efforts to “interfere with Sri Lanka’s independence”
27 Oct
2020
Written by TELO Admin

JVP protests US efforts to “interfere with Sri Lanka’s independence” »

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) submitted a letter to the United States Embassy of Colombo protesting the efforts made by the US government to interfere Read more…

All types of Visa extended for all foreign nationals in the country for 60 days
27 Oct
2020
Written by TELO Admin

All types of Visa extended for all foreign nationals in the country for 60 days »

Considering the spread of the Coronavirus in the country, the Immigration and Emigration Controller General has taken a decision to extend the validity period of Read more…

Parliament closed for two days
26 Oct
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Parliament closed for two days »

The Parliament of Sri Lanka will remain closed for business today (October 26) and tomorrow (October 27), Chief of Staff and Deputy Secretary-General of Parliament Read more…

Close contacts of COVID-19 cases to be quarantined at home
26 Oct
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Close contacts of COVID-19 cases to be quarantined at home »

Family members and close contacts of people who test positive for COVID-19 will be placed in home quarantine and not taken to quarantine centers, said Read more…

Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka accuses US of interference
26 Oct
2020
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Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka accuses US of interference »

The Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka has accused the United States (US) of interfering in the relations between China and Sri Lanka.

In a statement Read more…

UNP asks SLMC to reveal deal with MR
26 Oct
2020
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UNP asks SLMC to reveal deal with MR »

The United National Party today released a statement urging the members of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress to reveal the details of the agreement they Read more…