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De Kock, De Villiers give South Africa first ODI series win in Sri Lanka

Jul 12, 2014

De Kock, De Villiers give South Africa first ODI series win in Sri Lanka

South Africa posted their highest total against Sri Lanka of 339-5 in windy conditions at Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota.The Proteas then
Sri Lankan Muslim leader warns of radicalisation after clashes

Jul 12, 2014

Sri Lankan Muslim leader warns of radicalisation after clashes

have to be as restrained as possible.""ISLAMOPHOBIA"President Mahinda Rajapaksa's government faced international criticism for not
U.S. cancels Sri Lankan hardline monk's visa, Buddhist group says

Jul 01, 2014

U.S. cancels Sri Lankan hardline monk's visa, Buddhist group says

Myanmar, which has seen a surge of attacks by members of the majority Buddhist community on Muslims.President Mahinda Rajapaksa's coalition government has
New UN rights probe into Sri Lankan war crimes announced

Jun 30, 2014

New UN rights probe into Sri Lankan war crimes announced

Mahinda Rajapaksa, notwithstanding his tightened grip on power at home in the five years since the fighting ended.In particular, one of his brothers
Meet Rajapaksa to solve fishermen row, Subramanian Swamy tells Jaya

Jun 24, 2014

Meet Rajapaksa to solve fishermen row, Subramanian Swamy tells Jaya

New Delhi BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa to meet Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo
Sri Lanka bans meetings inciting hatred among religions

Jun 22, 2014

Sri Lanka bans meetings inciting hatred among religions

.The ban follows a statement made by President Mahinda Rajapaksa Saturday where he instructed the police to take action against any individual or
Sri Lankan president orders crackdown on extremists

Jun 22, 2014

Sri Lankan president orders crackdown on extremists

Colombo, June 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed the police to take action against any individual or organisation
Sri Lankan president orders crackdown on extremists

Jun 22, 2014

Sri Lankan president orders crackdown on extremists

Colombo, June 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed the police to take action against any individual or organisation
Probe anti-Muslim violence, Sri Lanka told

Jun 21, 2014

Probe anti-Muslim violence, Sri Lanka told

, and numerous homes and businesses destroyed in Aluthgama town and surrounding areas. Senior government officials as well as President Mahinda Rajapaksa
Sri Lanka detains seven Indian fishermen

Jun 21, 2014

Sri Lanka detains seven Indian fishermen

arrested 82 Indian fishermen June 7 after they allegedly entered the island nation's waters.They were ordered to be released by President Mahinda Rajapaksa