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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 war …

Pension Fracas

June 11, 2011 (LBO) - The International Monetary Fund had "nothing to do" with a controversial 'pension' plan for Sri Lanka's private sector workers involving …

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 controversial …

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 through a …

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 more money …

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 university …

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 a …

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 from …

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 judge ordered …

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 captain …

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 hedge fund …

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 after the …

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 to the …

Forex Fine

Apr 01, 2011 (LBO) - Sri Lanka has fined Standard Chartered Bank 27 billion rupees, (245 million US dollars) under the country's exchange controls laws for a …

Galleon Case

NEW YORK, March 23, 2011 (AFP) - Goldman Sachs boss Lloyd Blankfein on Wednesday testified at the biggest Wall Street insider trading trial in years about how …

Quick Trigger

March 13, 2011 (AFP) - Sri Lankan immigration authorities detained a Pakistani journalist with the same name as the man who staged an abortive car bomb attack …

Close Links

OTTAWA, March 9, 2011 (AFP) - An asylum seeker from Sri Lanka has been ordered deported over his links to an extremist Tamil separatist group, Canada's …

Galleon Trial

NEW YORK, March 8, 2011 (AFP) - The trial of former hedge fund tycoon Raj Rajaratnam began Tuesday in New York with the painstaking selection of a jury in a …

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