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We don’t need advice from other countries — MR

By  Sandun A. Jayasekera in ChavakachcheriPresident Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday that the government had no intention of taking advice from Europe or any other...

Sri Lankan media voices concerns about Rajapakse’s pro-China orientation

By Saman Gunadasa A lengthy editorial in the Sunday Times in Sri Lanka late last month highlighted the nervousness in the country’s political and...

Clinton, Jayalalithaa WILL discuss Sri Lanka’

Senior Indian officials have claimed that United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's first ever trip to Chennai will be a strictly non-governmental visit...

Interpol misused by Sri Lanka to punish opponents – ICIJ

‘Interpol misused to punish opponents’Interpol supposed to chase criminals across borders is being used by some countries including Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Iran, Russia and...

Chinese Economic Hitmen And The Rajapaksas – 9M USD given to MR

By Frederica JanszIn an unprecedented move China has given President Mahinda Rajapaksa 9 million USD (approx. one billion rupees) as a grant in March...

Sri Lanka Killing Fields – India taks a position

''There are two underlying messages to Sri Lanka in the statement. One is India's stance that in addressing Tamil grievances, the Sri Lanka government...

SrI Lanka Killing Fields screened for US congress members

On Friday night, the Channel 4 video was screened in Capitol Visitors Centre, Congressional Auditorium in Washington DC, for members of the United States...

SOUTH SUDAN – Sri Lanka minister sees danger while president congratulates

Government of Sri Lanka has expressed opposite opinions regarding the newest country, the South Sudan. Sinhala nationalist groups in Sri Lanka have been campaigning...

CATIC cover up?

UNP alleges serious misappropriation in second 10-acre Galle Face Land deal; Says agreements have not been carried out with only US$ 54 million...

Col. R. Hariharan: FAQs on Channel 4 Video on War Crimes

By Col. R. HariharanI have received a number of mails asking for my comments on the Channel 4 video Killing Fields on alleged war...

CPC loses hedging case in London – hundreds of million of dollars to pay

High Court in a 140-page judgment awards case to Standard Chartered Bank on all counts; State oil utility liable to pay minimum of $...

Lanka war crimes: No comments, says Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao

Nirupama Rao.Lanka war crimes: Govt can't sit quiet, says Jaswant Singh•Lanka war crimes: Briton arrested in connection with Channel 4 video•Documentary on Sri Lankan...

CPI, BJP ready to join hands over Lanka issue

The New Indian ExpressTIRUCHY: Urging the Centre to introduce a resolution at the UN for declaring Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa as a war...

British APPGT and Global Tamil Forum parliamentary reception rallies support for truth and justice in Sri Lanka

7 July 2011A packed reception in the British Parliament on July 5th highlighted the level of support amongst parliamentarians and key decision-makers for truth,...

Australia Senate unanimously adopts resolution calling for investigation of war crimes by Sri Lanka and LTTE

Full Text of Resolution Via Parliament of AustraliaSJ No 41 – 7 July 2011The Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown) amended general...

Militarisation of Lanka – SLFS dominated by military damaging Lanka’s reputation

July 7, 2011 /By Saman IndrajithThe main Opposition in Parliament, the UNP, on Thursday alleged that the government had created the impression among the...

China increase aid, to gain influence – report

China, seeking to gain influence in the Indian Ocean , has reportedly increased its aid to Sri Lanka dramatically since 2005, a US Congressional...
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