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Sri Lankan police arrests son of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa

livemint.com — Sri Lankan police arrests son of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa - Livemint Mahinda Rajapaksa's son Namal faces money laundering charges over investments he made in two companies Namal Rajapaksa (C), son of Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, leaves with prison officers at court after being arrested in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka blocks sale of freehold land in $1.4 bln Chinese deal

dailymail.co.uk — COLOMBO, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's government on Friday agreed a new version of its $1.4 billion real estate agreement with China after changing the terms and blocking the outright sale of land - part of a project covering a square mile right next to the capital's port.

Sri Lanka blocks sale of freehold land in $1.4 bln Chinese deal

in.news.yahoo.com — By Ranga Sirilal and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's government on Friday agreed a new version of its $1.4 billion real estate agreement with China after changing the terms and blocking the outright sale of land - part of a project covering a square mile right next to the capital'

Sri Lanka blocks sale of freehold land in $1.4 billion Chinese deal

atimes.com — By Ranga Sirilal and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's government on Friday agreed on a new version of its $1.4 billion real estate agreement with China after changing the te...

Sri Lanka blocks sale of freehold land in $1.4 billion Chinese deal

uk.reuters.com — Sri Lanka's government on Friday agreed a new version of its $1.4 billion (1.08 billion pounds) real estate agreement with China after changing the terms and blocking the outright sale of land - part of a project covering a square mile right next to the capital's port.

Sri Lanka blocks sale of freehold land in $1.4 bln Chinese deal

reuters.com — New agreement replaces one signed with Xi Jinping in 2014 * No freehold land as agreed in original deal - Sri Lanka * Government plans to establish international financial city * Chinese firm gives up claim for $143 mln in compensation By Ranga Sirilal and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO, Aug 12 Sri Lanka's government on Friday agreed a new version of its $1.4 billion real estate agreement with China after changing the terms and blocking the outright sale of land - part of a project covering a square mile right next to the capital's port.

Maldives Legalises Criminal Defamation; Curbs Freedom of Speech

thewire.in — Colombo: The Maldives legalised criminal defamation on Tuesday in a move the opposition said was aimed at stifling dissent in the Indian Ocean archipelago and which was criticised by the UN and the US. Best known as a paradise for wealthy tourists, Maldives has been mired in political unrest since Mohamed Nasheed, its first democratically elected leader, was ousted in disputed circumstances in 2012.

Maldives approves defamation law criticised by U.N., U.S.

dailymail.co.uk — COLOMBO, Aug 9 (Reuters) - The Maldives legalised criminal defamation on Tuesday in a move the opposition said was aimed at stifling dissent in the Indian Ocean archipelago, and which was criticised by the United Nations and the United States.

Maldives approves defamation law criticised by U.N., U.S

in.news.yahoo.com — By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO (Reuters) - The Maldives legalised criminal defamation on Tuesday in a move the opposition said was aimed at stifling dissent in the Indian Ocean archipelago, and which was criticised by the United Nations and the United States. Best known as a paradise for

Maldives approves defamation law criticized by U.N.

yahoo.com — By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO (Reuters) - The Maldives legalized criminal defamation on Tuesday in a move criticized by the United Nations and which the opposition said was aimed at stifling dissent. Best known as a paradise for wealthy tourists, the Indian Ocean archipelago has been mired
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Aug 24, 2016

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Aug 23, 2016

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Aug 23, 2016

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Aug 23, 2016

RT @SouthernEagleye: #Chandimal has undergone a CAT scan and awaiting results after he was hit by a ball during 1st ODI against Australia https://t.co/AbUR3zPV1y

Aug 23, 2016

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya signed the Office of Missing Persons Bill that passed in the parliament

Aug 22, 2016

DG Civil Aviation suspended the Pilot licence of the Sri Lankan Airlines pilot who failed Bretherlizer test at the Frankfurt airport


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