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Gender Wars

March 21 (LBO) - In Sri Lanka, women already outnumber men at 52 women for every 48 men and activists are warning that the proportion would increase if the war …

Ocean Lines

Mar 15, 2007 (LBO) –Sri Lanka is to soon begin a survey to re-draw its continental shelf boundary with the help of a British survey company, a top …

Petro Law

March 14 (LBO) - Sri Lanka is to develop an oil exploration laws and establish a regulatory system with funding from the United States, the US embassy in …

Under Fire

March 7, 2007 (AFP) - Nine media workers have been killed in Sri Lanka over the past 15 months, rights groups said Wednesday, voicing concerns over …

Summoned

February 23 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's foreign minister has summoned the Saudi envoy in Colombo over the beheading and 'crucifixion' of four Sri Lankans, …

Blood Money

RIYADH, Feb 24, 2007 (AFP) - A 97-year-old Saudi man waiting to be beheaded for murder has launched an appeal for donations of blood money in order to spare …

Crucified

February 21 (LBO) – Saudi Arabia has 'crucified' four Sri Lankans after beheading them, including a man who was told he was only serving a prison-term, …

Imminent Act

February, 21 (LBO) - Every attempt is being made to bring the new companies act into effect from next financial year starting from April 02 making it easier to …

Executed

RIYADH, Feb 19, 2007 (AFP) - Four Sri Lankans convicted of armed robbery were beheaded by the sword in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh on Monday, the interior …

Credit Clamp

January 31 (LBO) – The Securities and Exchange Commission has clamped down on brokers who finance customers by giving them extra time to settle, because …

Big Fish

November 22, 2006 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's securities watchdog has filed action against nine people for misleading market players with transactions connected …

Sore Eyes

BERLIN, Nov 6, 2006 (AFP) - Haiti, Myanmar and Iraq are perceived as the most corrupt countries in the world while Finland is seen as the cleanest, a respected …

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