Legal

Watch List

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2011 (AFP) – The United States on Monday removed the Philippines and Singapore from a human trafficking watchlist that had drawn …

Not Twice

June 26, 2011 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s and Bahrain has signed an agreement to stop double taxation of interest and dividends from investment made in …

Lawlessness

June 25, 2011 (LBO) – Use of torture by police in Sri Lanka is “endemic” and lawlessness has gradually superseded rule of law in the island …

Rule Making

June 18, 2011 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s securities regulator has finalized rules to allow exchange traded funds (ETFs) with Indian help, and the final …

Human Smuggling

OTTAWA, June 14, 2011 (AFP) – Canadian police arrested Tuesday four Sri Lankan nationals accused of being behind a 2009 operation that illegally brought …

UK Call

LONDON, June 14, 2011 (AFP) – Britain on Wednesday said “horrific” footage contained within a film documenting the final weeks of Sri …

Film Reaction

COLOMBO, June 15, 2011 (AFP) – Sri Lanka on Wednesday denied it targeted civilians while crushing Tamil Tiger rebels but said action would be taken if …

Blanket Cover

June 4, 2011 (AFP) – Sri Lanka’s military tightened security ahead of the funeral Saturday of a protester killed while demonstrating against a …

Pension Doubts

June 01, 2011 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s main opposition has cast doubts on claims that a lifetime pension exceeding the contributed balance, will be paid …

Step Down

June 01, 2011 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s police chief has resigned over the shooting of protestors who opposed plans to build a pension fund by deducting …

Boot Camp

May 21, 2011 (AFP) – Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court has suspended a government plan to make military training compulsory for students who qualify for …

Internal Inquiry

May 4, 2011 (AFP) – The United States called on Sri Lanka Wednesday to bring to justice anyone responsible for war crimes committed as the island crushed …

Second Round

May 4, 2011 (AFP) – The jury in the Wall Street insider trading trial of hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam was ordered Wednesday to restart deliberations …

Probe Order

May 2, 2011 (AFP) – Sri Lanka’s sports minister on Monday ordered a police inquiry into match-fixing allegations levelled by former international …

Jury Delay

NEW YORK, May 2, 2011 (AFP) – Jury deliberations in Wall Street’s biggest insider trading trial for a generation will be suspended for a day, a …

Galleon Case

NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 (AFP) – A jury began deliberating Monday in Wall Street’s biggest insider trading court case in years, targeting Galleon …

Galleon Trial

NEW YORK, April 21, 2011 (AFP) – The jury in Wall Street’s biggest insider trading court case in a generation was due to start deliberating Monday …

Remanded

March 31, 2011 (AFP) – Sri Lankan police remanded in custody on Thursday an employee of an anti-government website over allegations that he made threats …