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Lock-down Sri Lankan military officer diagnosed with the coronavirus

Tuesday March 17, 2020
An army officer who supervised the detention of foreign tourists has been diagnosed with the coronavirus, the Sri Lankan military has said.  
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Sri Lankan army to lock up tourists in internment camps for 14 days

Tuesday March 10, 2020
The Sri Lankan government has tasked its military the process of locking-up tourists arriving from Coronavirus-hit countries for fourteen days.  
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Are India and the West Coming to Terms with the Changing Reality?

Saturday March 07, 2020
By Dr A.R.Sriskanda Rajah  
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TNA leaders clash as general election called in Sri Lanka

Tuesday March 03, 2020
TNA leaders Sumanthiran and Saravanapavan have clashed over the allocation of party resources, political sources in Jaffna said.  
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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says Sri Lankan domestic mechanisms a failure

Thursday February 27, 2020
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has rejected Sri Lanka's pledge to establish another commission of inquiry, stating Sri Lanka's domestic accountability mechanisms are failures.
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With love from America: the US slaps down travel ban on Sri Lankan military commander

Friday February 14, 2020
As Sri Lankans celebrated Valentine's Day, the US slapped down a travel ban on the country's army commander, Lt. General Shavendra Silva.   ...
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Rajapaksa confirms India was complicit in Tamil genocide

Tuesday February 11, 2020
The Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has confirmed that India was complicit in the genocidal war waged against the Tamils.   ...
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Healing the wounds of Sri Lanka's civil war is a critical issue - the US

Tuesday January 28, 2020
The US and Sri Lanka have a shared interest in the critical issue of healing the wounds of the civil war, a senior American diplomat has claimed.   ...
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Furious Sri Lankan minister orders Tamil to be given secondary status in the North

Tuesday January 21, 2020
A Sri Lankan cabinet minister has ordered Tamil language to be given secondary status in the predominantly Tamil speaking Northern province.   ...
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