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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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Mahinda forms minority government; sworn in as prime minister

Thursday November 21, 2019
The former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been sworn in as prime minister.   ...
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Sinhalese can rule without the support of 'minorities' - Gnanasara Thero

Tuesday November 19, 2019
The leader of the extremist group Bodhu Bala Sena (BBS) has announced that as the Sinhalese now have a strong leader, he will dismantle his organisation after the general election.   ...
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Tamils of Indian origin attacked by the Sri Lankan president's supporters

Monday November 18, 2019
Tamils of Indian origin living in Yattiantotte, Kegalle district, have been attacked by supporters of the Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.   ...
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Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as president amidst Tamil - Muslim boycott

Monday November 18, 2019
Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been sworn in as the seventh executive president of Sri Lanka today, amidst boycott by Tamils and Muslims.   ...
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