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February 8, 2018 4:46 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena says that Sri Lanka has not been accused of committing any ‘international war crimes’ and reiterates that he will never allow the participation of foreign judges in the mechanism to investigate allegations of human rights violations. The President said that former forei...
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February 6, 2018 6:57 am gmt |
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Brigadier Priyanka Fernando, warned the Tamil diaspora in London who boycott Sri Lanka’s 70th Independence Day, by gestures. The Video source has been released now. While a letter has been handed over to the British Secretary of State to expel him from Britain. British Labor MP John Ryan and Pa...
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February 6, 2018 6:02 am gmt |
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The Ponnalai – Point Pedro road, which was under control of the army over the past two decades, has been freed today (Tuesday). People of ponnalai and Point Pedro region have repeatedly demanded to free the road from the army. While President Maithripala Sirisena who visited Jaffna yesterday, p...
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February 3, 2018 11:48 am gmt |
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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) yesterday said its members would not participate in the Independence Day National Celebration due to local government election campaign activities in the Trincomalee District. Opposition Leader and TNA MP R. Sampanthan has officially informed this to the Independence...
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February 3, 2018 11:46 am gmt |
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The Sri Lankan Government today said it is observing the evolving situation in the Maldives and urged all parties to uphold the law following that country’s Supreme Court ruling to release opposition leaders. “Sri Lanka is observing the evolving situation in the Maldives. We urge all part...
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February 1, 2018 11:48 am gmt |
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The allegations made on Tamil National Alliance, is more serious and it could not accepted, Minister Mano Ganeshan said. He stated in a special interview to Athavan TV. Most political parties alleged, that TNA is depended on the government. It’s wrong. But there can be different opinions about whethe...
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February 1, 2018 11:26 am gmt |
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February 4th marks the 70th anniversary of Sri Lankan independence.  It also marks the70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States and Sri Lanka.  In honor of this milestone, the U.S. Embassy in Colombo will launch a series of programs over the course of the next twelve months. ...
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January 31, 2018 11:31 am gmt |
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Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe said, Powers will be shared in the United Country, and the priority given to Buddhism will be similar. The prime minister said this while Participating in a political talk show broadcast on a private television yesterday (January 30) He further said, For...
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January 31, 2018 11:12 am gmt |
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The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and the Countess of Wessex, arrived in Sri Lanka this afternoon to commemorate Sri Lanka’s 70th Independence Day on February 4. Prince Edward accompanied by Princess Sophie will participate in Sri Lanka’s 70th Independence Day celebration as the chief gu...
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January 29, 2018 12:26 pm gmt |
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Human Rights watch said in report released today that, the Sri Lankan Government has failed to fulfill its pledge to abolish the abusive Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA). For decades, the PTA has been used to arbitrarily detain suspects for months and often years without charge or trial, facilitatin...
In Srilanka
January 29, 2018 12:26 pm gmt |
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Lakshman Kiriella, the senior member of SLFP said that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and President Maithiripala Sirisena will unite after the forthcoming Local Government Election. “Despite both sides attacking each other on the stage at election rallies ahead of the February 10 Local Governmen...
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January 29, 2018 7:13 am gmt |
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The national movement against the reconciliation of the corrupted elite will commence from this February, said President Maithripala Sirisena. All the religious leaders, educated elite, the intellectuals and the people who love the country will be gathered, where another corrupted reign will not be a...
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January 29, 2018 4:49 am gmt |
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A former UN staffer described the crimes committed by the Sri Lankan army against the Tamil population as a genocide in an interview with PTI at the Jaipur Literature Festival in India this week. “It is very fair to say that the Army committed genocide. The atrocities in Sri Lanka were definite...
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January 29, 2018 4:49 am gmt |
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The Opposition Leader and the TNA Parliamentarian R.Sambanthan stated that, the settlement of the Tamil people is being delayed by the wrong campaigns which is spreading by the former President Mahinda Rajapaksha among the Sinhala People, despite the National Government is willing. He cleared it in d...
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January 28, 2018 12:31 pm gmt |
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that the government of Sri Lanka strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Kabul on Saturday which claimed 95 lives and left at least 158 others wounded. The ministry stated it in the statement issued regarding the attack on Saturday. “Our thoughts and pr...