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Hope fades for Sri Lanka's missing as garbage dump death toll hits 23
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Hope fades for Sri Lanka's missing as garbage dump death toll hits 23

Hopes of finding anyone alive under a collapsed mountain of garbage in Sri Lanka's capital faded Sunday as the death toll reached 23 with another six reported missing, police said.

India's growth must bring benefits to its neighbours: PM Modi
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India's growth must bring benefits to its neighbours: PM Modi

While thanking India for its assistance, Sirisena said Lanka was committed to strengthening bilateral relations even though there may be wrong understandings and interpretations at times

PM Modi's haste to solve complex neighbourhood foreign policy puzzle has backfired
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PM Modi's haste to solve complex neighbourhood foreign policy puzzle has backfired

For a Prime Minister who’s neighbours-first foreign policy mantra won him enormous goodwill, Narendra Modi has failed to live up to his promise.

Sri Lanka's Western Province opposes federalism for Tamil north citing constitutional issues
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Sri Lanka's Western Province opposes federalism for Tamil north citing constitutional issues

Sri 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.

Sri Lanka lifts 'unofficial ban' on Tamil national anthem on country's Independence day
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Sri Lanka lifts 'unofficial ban' on Tamil national anthem on country's Independence day

Lifting an unofficial ban, Sri Lanka's national anthem was today sung in Tamil at a ceremony here to mark the the country's independence day, in an effort to achieve reconciliation with the ethnic minority community.

After violence on the campaign trail, Sri Lanka deploys thousands of police personnel on election eve
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After violence on the campaign trail, Sri Lanka deploys thousands of police personnel on election eve

Sri Lanka deployed thousands of police Sunday in stepped up security on the eve of a General Election after the campaign was hit by sporadic violence that claimed four lives.