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Lanka opens two new detention centres for Pakistani, Afghan re...

Summary NHCR expressed dismay over Colombo's arrest and deportation of dozens of foreign asylum seekers by force. Facing international flak for forcibly deporting Pakistani and Afghan nationals seeking refugee status in Sri Lanka, the ... Indian Express, 3 weeks ago

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Sri Lanka dismisses UN criticism on asylum seekers

Colombo, Aug 14 Sri Lanka Thursday defended its deportation of asylum seekers from Pakistan and Afghanistan despite UN's appeal to Colombo to respect international conventions. Earlier this month, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) called on ...
 ProKerala.com3 weeks ago Thirimanna to lead Sri Lanka cricket team at Asiad  Mangalorean1 month ago Thirimanne to lead Sri Lanka cricket team at Asiad  SahiOnline1 month ago Thirimanne to lead Sri Lanka at Asian Games 2014 in Incheon  ThatsCricket1 month ago

Person in Afghan uniform shoots 14 foreign soldiers

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - An Afghan soldier killed a two-star U.S. Army general when he opened fire on a group of Western military officers Tuesday, officials said, claiming the highest-ranking American casualty in more than a decade of war and ...
 Lankapuvath1 month ago

Maldivian president invited to attend SAARC in Nepal

COLOMBO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has received Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala's invitation to attend the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit, the President's Office ...
 Xinhua News Agency1 day ago Nepal FM arrives to invite President Rajapaksa to Kathmandu SAARC summit  Lankapuvath2 days ago

AFP - SriLanka-Pakistan-Afghanistan-Iran-UN-refugee

SriLanka-Pakistan-Afghanistan-Iran-UN-refugee Contributed by NAMPA / AFP. Sri Lanka's expulsion of refugees goes to highest court COLOMBO, Sept 13, 2014 (AFP) - Sri Lankan rights activists have gone to the country's highest court in a bid to ...
 Namibia Press Agency6 days ago AFP - SriLanka-UN-Pakistan-Afghanistan-refugee-politics-security  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago

Xinhua Asia-Pacific News Summary at 1600 GMT, Sept. 13

COLOMBO -- Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has hailed Chinese President Xi Jinping's initiative of 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, saying the economic corridor bears significance to the island nation's development. The Sri Lankan president ...
 Individual.com6 days ago XINHUA - Xinhua Asia-Pacific News Summary at 1600 GMT, Sept. 13  Namibia Press Agency5 days ago Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Sept. 16 days ago

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| UPDATED12:20 IST Capitals: Afghanistan - Kabul Albania - Tirana Algeria - Algiers Andorra - Andorra la Vella Angola - Luanda Antigua & Barbuda - Saint John's Argentina - Buenos Aires Armenia - Yerevan Australia - Canberra Austria - ...
 India Today1 month ago

Sri Lanka to get new drought monitoring tools

(Colombo Lankapuvath) South Asia is set to get a new drought monitoring tool next year, which policymakers hope will help a region increasingly buffeted by extreme weather. The tool, which will incorporate satellite photos of vegetation and forests, ...
 Lankapuvath5 days ago Sri Lanka on top of South Africa, Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe  Radio New Zealand1 month ago Mahela farewell at SSC  Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago Sri Lanka: A New Base For ISI Against India? Analysis  Eurasia Review1 day ago
Gulf Times

India refuses visa to UN team probing Lanka war crimes

Agencies Colombo India has refused to grant visas to the United Nations team appointed by the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, to probe the alleged human rights violations during the last seven years of three-decade-long ...
 Gulf Times1 month ago

UN dismayed by Sri Lanka deportations of asylum seekers

12:22 pm Colombo: The UN refugee agency has expressed dismay over Sri Lanka's action to deport asylum seekers from Pakistan. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) called on Sri Lanka to refrain from such actions and abide by its ...
 The Freepress Journal6 days ago UN Dismayed by Lanka's Deportations of Asylum Seekers  Odisha Samaya6 days ago
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