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May 04, 2016
Sri Lanka's Western Province opposes federalism for Tamil north citing constitutional issuesSri Lanka's Sinhala-majority Western Province has opposed a recent resolution by Tamil-dominated northern provincial council on a federal solution to grant political autonomy to Tamils.
Mar 04, 2016
I have never been in politics for power: ex-Sri Lankan president Chandrika KumaratungaChandrika Bandarnaike Kumaratunga, is much more than a former president and prime minister. She is the architect of the political arrangement which showed strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa the door
Jan 11, 2015
Don't rule out Rajapaksa: 8 takeaways from Sri Lanka Presidential electionsThe elections revealed the extent to which Lanka’s ethnic and religious cleavages dictate electoral outcomes. Sirisena won a majority in virtually every polling district with a large minority presence, either Tamil, Muslim, or Catholics.
Nov 18, 2014
Key Sinhala nationalist party quits Sri Lanka ruling coalitionA partner of Sri Lanka's ruling coalition has quit the government after accusing President Mahinda Rajapaksa of not heeding its call to prune his powers and implement democratic reforms.
Jun 18, 2014
SL communal riots: Alarmed EU calls on govt to uphold rule of law"Incitement of communal violence and hatred can only be counterproductive to Sri Lanka's stability," the EU delegation in Colombo said in a statement.
Mar 25, 2014
Latest UNHCR draft resolution calls for probe into SL violationsThe third draft calls for a comprehensive independent investigation into alleged serious violations and abuses of human rights and related crimes by both parties in Sri Lanka
Mar 23, 2014
Being punished for ending terrorism: Rajapaksa on UN resolution"We are being punished for ending terrorism. We did not fight Tamils, we only fought terrorism," Rajapaksa stressed.
Mar 20, 2014
UN resolution: Pro SL govt protestors shut down Trincomalee cityShops, banks and government offices were closed and public transportation was halted in the city of about 100,000 people.
Mar 16, 2014
New resolution against SL to contain 'stronger' languageArray
Feb 19, 2014
SL may adapt South African reconciliation model to heal war woundsThe Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that two senior ministers will lead a team to South Africa on Thursday for discussions with the country's governmen