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Jul 05, 2014

Sri Lanka's government accused of turning a blind eye to attacks against minority Muslims

The attackers stormed in close to midnight, tearing through town with gasoline bombs and clubs before carting away piles of cash and jewelry they stole from Muslim families in this tiny corner of Sri Lanka...

Jun 30, 2014

New UN Rights Probe Intensifies Pressure on Sri Lanka

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new U.N. investigation into allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka will intensify international pressure on its government and could probe the purported responsibility of senior Sri Lankan officials with U.S. ties. MoreWhat the Su...

Jun 30, 2014

New UN Rights Probe Intensifies Pressure on Sri Lanka

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new U.N. investigation into allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka will intensify international pressure on its government and could probe the purported responsibility of senior Sri Lankan officials with U.S. ties. MoreIsraeli Pri...

Jun 19, 2014

Muslim traders close shops to protest attacks by hard-line Buddhists in Sri Lanka

Muslims shut their shops in Sri Lanka's capital on Thursday to protest recent attacks by hard-line Buddhists and demand that the government punish those responsible...

Jun 16, 2014

3 Muslims killed in attacks by hard-line Buddhist group in southwestern Sri Lanka

Hard-line Buddhists hurled petrol bombs and looted homes and businesses in several Muslim towns in Sri Lanka, killing three Muslims and seriously wounding more than 50 people in the overnight attacks, authorities said Monday...

Jun 16, 2014

Buddhist-Muslim Unrest Boils Over in Sri Lanka

Three people were killed and scores injured in riots in a southwestern coastal town...

Jun 11, 2014

Newspaper printed with ink that repels mosquitoes

One of Sri Lanka's most popular newspapers has created the Mawbima Mosquito Repellent Paper, printed using an ink containing a bug-repelling ingredient...

Jul 09, 2014

England vs India LIVE: Alastair Cook seeks redemption after Sri Lanka defeat

England take on India at Trent Bridge starting on Wednesday in the first Test of a five-match series. Follow live over-by-over coverage with Jack Gaughan as cricket correspondents Paul Newman and Lawrence Booth provide insight throughout the day... #India #Sri Lanka #Paul Newman #Alastair Cook

Jul 03, 2014

Ben Stokes can 'get in the Indians' faces' at Trent Bridge, claims team-mate Stuart Broad

Stuart Broad has backed Ben Stokes to ‘get in the Indians’ faces’ ahead of next week’s first Investec Test at Trent Bridge — and called for livelier pitches following the shock loss to Sri Lanka... #Sri Lanka #Stuart Broad #Investec

Jun 28, 2014

Kevin Pietersen: There's unhappiness in England dressing room after Sri Lanka loss

Kevin Pietersen believes there is an 'underlying current of unhappiness' within the England team following their first ever Test series defeat to Sri Lanka on home soil... #Sri Lanka #Kevin Pietersen