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Nov 16, 2019
Sri Lanka elections: Lauded for crushing civil war, condemned for 'war crimes', Rajapaksa clan eyes another shot at power as Gotabaya among top contenders in presidential pollsSri Lankans voted Saturday for a new president in what could mark a comeback for the Rajapaksa clan, lauded by supporters for crushing the Tamil Tigers but condemned by critics for war crimes, corruption and cosying up to China
Nov 16, 2019
Sri Lanka presidential polls today: Despite 35 candidates in fray, voters face difficult task of picking 'lesser of two evils'Even though there are 35 candidates in the fray for the Sri Lanka presidential election, the election has come down to a race between two candidates — Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Sajith Premadasa
Jun 19, 2019
Sri Lanka Easter bombings: Two of nine Muslim ministers return to govt after resigning over 'anti-minority sentiments'Two of the nine Sri Lankan Muslim ministers, who had resigned in the wake of growing anti-minority sentiments following the Easter Sunday bombings, returned to the government fold on Wednesday.
Apr 30, 2019
Islamic State's 'caliph' is alive, but killing him won't change much; such groups thrive when societies fail to mediate conflictsIslamic State's caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s message will give hope to jihadists in many parts of the world, but it’s important to remember that IS has sustained itself, and expanded in new regions without hearing from him
Nov 29, 2018
Sri Lanka military chief Ravindra Wijegunaratne faces legal action for allegedly covering up mass murders during civil war, detainedWijegunaratne is the highest-ranking military officer in Sri Lanka to ever be held by a court over alleged crimes from Sri Lanka's wartime past, when the armed forces were accused of grave abuses against civilians.
Oct 05, 2018
President Maithripala Sirisena orders Sri Lanka army to release all Tamil civilian lands in northern, eastern provinces by 31 DecSri Lanka witnessed a civil war with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) lasting three decades, during which the military occupied civilian lands in the northern and eastern provinces for military purposes.
Aug 30, 2018
Sri Lanka court orders arrest of top military officer Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne for abducting, murdering 11 people during civil warColombo Fort magistrate Lanka Jayaratne directed police to detain Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, Chief of the Defence Staff, for allegedly helping the main person accused in the killings escape prosecution.
Jun 20, 2018
Sri Lanka struggles with north-south divide 9 years after end of civil warAs the South struggles with debt, and the North with the effects of the three-decade-long civil war, reconciliation seems a long way off for Sri Lanka
Mar 29, 2018
Sri Lanka prison chief Emil Lamahewage arrested over 2012 Welikada Prison riot in Colombo; 27 people had died in incidentSri Lankan police Thursday arrested a top prison official over a massacre of 27 inmates that became an icon of grave rights abuses under former president Mahinda Rajapakse
Jul 18, 2017
State-sponsored torture of Tamils 'routine and endemic' in Sri Lanka, reveals UN fact-finding missionTorture is "routine and endemic" in Sri Lanka and the Tamil community in the country has taken the brunt of it, a UN expert has concluded at the end of a fact-finding mission to the island-nation.