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Jan 12, 2017
Sri Lanka's Mahinda Rajapaksa does a U-turn on Chinese investment, now opposes Hambantota projectFormer Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday opposed a Chinese-funded industrial park in the port city of Hambantota, threatening to scrap the deal once he returns to power.
Jan 06, 2017
Sri Lankan president Sirisena rejects Rajapaksa's claim about toppling govtSri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has dismissed as "dream" the claim by his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa that he would make a political comeback by toppling the current government this year.
Oct 06, 2016
Sri Lanka can form new relations with Pakistan and China, but what about the others in South Asia?Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is currently on his second visit to India within two years since the unlikely 'rainbow' coalition of his United National Party (UNP) and the faction of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) under President Maithripala Sirisena came to power in a stupendous election in January 2015.
Sep 01, 2016
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon faces protests on his Sri Lanka visitProtesters held placards with messages like "Where were you, UN?" and have accused the world body of interfering in the country.
Aug 14, 2016
Govt office set up for persons missing during civil war, not aimed at targeting army: SirisenaSri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has made it clear that his government's move to set up an office to find about 65,000 people reported missing during the civil war was not aimed at targeting the security forces but for the redressal of those affected by the strife.
Jun 26, 2016
I ended war with LTTE to achieve reconciliation, says Sri Lankan president RajapaksaFormer Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday accused the government of a political "witch hunt" against him and to wipe out the legacy of his regime that had ended the separatist war with LTTE with an aim to achieve reconciliation with the minority Tamil community.
Jun 02, 2016
Sri Lanka lifts ban on issuing passports to citizens in other countriesSri Lanka has lifted a ban on issuing passports to its citizens who sought refuge in other countries due to political or conflict-related reasons.
May 15, 2016
Stop complaining, Sri Lanka needs huge investment and only China can helpChina would have a bigger stake economically and strategically in Sri Lanka’s future. But this isn't to say that India will cease to be an important player.
May 02, 2016
Ex-Lanka Prez Rajapaksa's security withdrawn, family accuses govt of political witch-huntMahinda Rajapaksa's son accused the government of carrying out a political witch-hunt against the former president and his family
May 02, 2016
Sri Lanka govt promises to probe 'each and every' national mentioned in 'Panama Papers'Sri Lanka has set up a special panel to probe its nationals named in the "Panama Papers", the finance minister said on Monday while promising to investigate "each and every" Sri Lankan tax evader who may figure in the leaked documents.