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Wigneswaran to canvass for the candidate who receives India's backing

Friday August 16, 2019
C.V.Wigneswaran has told his close associates that he would support the candidate who receives the backing of India in the presidential election.  
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TNA to canvass for UNP's presidential candidate

Tuesday August 13, 2019
The TNA has hinted that it will be canvassing for the candidate to be fielded by the UNP in the forthcoming presidential election.  
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Mahinda Rajapaksa names Gotabaya as the presidential candidate

Sunday August 11, 2019
The former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has named his brother Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the SLPP's presidential candidate.  
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Sinhala students clash at Jaffna University; Tamil man taking photos attacked by soldiers

Wednesday August 07, 2019
Violent clashes took place between Sinhala students at Jaffna University for the third day on Wednesday.  
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Devotees complain of excessive military, police presence outside Nallur Murugan Temple

Tuesday August 06, 2019
Tamils have accused the Sri Lankan government of hindering Nallur Murugan Temple's festival by stepping up the presence of its security forces.  
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400,000 people affected by drought in Tamil Eelam

Tuesday July 09, 2019
Up to 400,000 people have been affected by drought in Tamil Eelam.   The drought has been triggered by the failure of monsoon rain.   ...
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EU warns of withdrawing GSP+

Thursday June 27, 2019
The EU has warned of withdrawing GSP+ concessions to Sri Lanka if it fails to adhere to the moratorium on death penalty in force in the country.   ...
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Four Sri Lankan soldiers killed in Killinochi

Tuesday June 25, 2019
Four Sri Lankan soldiers died after the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a train in Killinochi.   The accident occurred midday today. ...
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Basil confirms Gotabaya will contest the presidential elections

Monday June 24, 2019
Basil Rajapaksa has confirmed that his brother Gotabaya Rajapaksa will contest the presidential elections.   ...
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