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Not Us

August 25, 2013 (AFP) – Sri Lanka’s army Sunday denied involvement in an armed robbery at the home of a journalist who has been critical of the …

Separate

August 23, 2013 (AFP) – Sri Lanka’s president has bowed to international pressure and relinquished the defence ministry’s authority over the …

Threatened

COLOMBO, August 24, 2013 (AFP) – Five armed men held a Sri Lankan newspaper editor at knifepoint as they searched her home on Saturday before police …

Probe Call

WASHINGTON, August 9, 2013 (AFP) – The United States on Friday urged Sri Lanka to investigate a deadly army crackdown on a village environmental protest …

Suspects

LONDON, July 30, 2013 (AFP) – Almost 100 foreign suspected war criminals were found to be living in Britain last year after applying for citizenship or …

No Probe

July 30, 2013 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s finance ministry was not probing an allegation of pay-offs in a land deal with India’s Krrish group because …

Property Rights

HANOI, July 31, 2013 (AFP) – A Vietnamese fish farmer who became a folk hero after he used homemade weapons to resist forced eviction has lost his appeal …

Detentions

JAKARTA, July 27, 2013 (AFP) – Police detained four Indonesians allegedly involved in arranging an Australian-bound refugee boat which sank earlier this …

Anti Migrant

July 19, 2013 (LBO) – Boat people arriving in Australia from countries like Sri Lanka and others may be settled in Papua New Guinea and other developing …

Closed

SYDNEY, July 19, 2013 (AFP) – Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Friday announced that no more boatpeople will be resettled in Australia as refugees, with all …

Halted

COLOMBO, July 15, 2013 (AFP) – Sri Lanka has halted a French cultural festival after it screened an internationally-acclaimed local film that the …

Police Probe

July 5, 2013 (AFP) – Sri Lanka’s police arrested 12 commandos in connection with the execution-style killing of five students during the …

Magazine Block

July 2, 2013 (AFP) – Sri Lanka has banned the July 1 issue of Time magazine because its cover story on Myanmar’s Buddhist-Muslim clashes could hurt …

Fashionista

June 28, 2013 (AFP) – Sri Lanka’s military has released a woman leader of the Tamil Tiger militant group from four years of detention after she …

Media Policy

June 23, 2013 (AFP) – Sri Lanka’s president has scrapped a contentious code of conduct for journalists after editors and rights groups condemned it …

Bond Deterrent

June 24, 2013 (LBO) – A pilot scheme to charge a 3,000 sterling immigration bond from visitors in five countries including Sri Lanka will only apply to …

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