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Dutch tourist rescued in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan army rescued a 35-year-old honeymooning tourist who fell off the famous tourist spot, World's End, while taking photographs of his new wife - CBC, 1 week ago
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Former SL Army commander Fonseka promoted to Field Marshal

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has decided to promote former army commander Sarath Fonseka to the rank of Field Marshal. The ministry of defence is currently organising the relevant function, which is to be held on March 22.  Accordingly, Fonseka is to be the first Sri Lankan to be appointed to the rank, which is the highest rank in an army. Fonseka, who led the military to flatten the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, was later stripped of his titles under charges ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago Good Generals help cut army's fat, make it lean and smart'  New Delhi Pioneer2 weeks ago Sri Lanka's Rainbow Revolution  The Globalist2 weeks ago Tightrope walk  The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago
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U.N. rights chief backs delay for Sri Lanka war crimes report

Soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army Commando Regiment's Maroon Berets march during a parade in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Feb. 4.Soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army Commando Regiment's Maroon Berets march during a parade in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Feb. 4.
 24Dunia2 weeks ago Thousands of Tamils in Sri Lanka Rally against UN delay of War Crimes Report & Rejecting Domestic Probe  Financial Content1 week ago UN deferral must be used to make Sri Lanka war crimes report stronger  UCAN India1 week ago Sri Lanka adopts witness protection laws  ENCA1 week ago

CPI-M asks Sri Lanka to launch independent probe on attacks on Tamils

The party also accused Sri Lanka army of unleashing a 'beastly attack' on Tamils in 2009 and charged it with targeting Tamil business establishments, houses and places of worship. CHENNAI: CPI(M) today demanded that the Sri Lanka government launch an ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago CPI-M Asks SL to Launch Independent Probe on Attacks on Tamils  Outlook India2 weeks ago
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New Army Chief Lt. Gen. Chrishantha De Silva assumes office

The new Commander of the Sri Lanka Army, Lieutenant General Chrishantha De Silva took office this morning at the Army Headquarters. He assumed duties as the 21st Army Chief amidst multi-religious observances. On arrival at the Army Headquarters ...
 Independent Television Network1 week ago Army honours World's End hero, others of rescue team  Sri Lanka Island1 week ago New Army Commander to assume duties  Independent Television Network1 week ago New Army Commander assumes duties  Sri Lanka Daily News1 week ago
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Lanka appoints new army chief; reinstates Fonseka loyalists

Major General Chrishantha de Silva was today appointed as the new Sri Lankan army chief by President Maithripala Sirisena, who also reinstated several loyalists of former army chief Sarath Fonseka.De Silva will succeed Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake with effect from February 22, Sirisena's office said in a statement. Ratnayake was in office since August, 2013 and will retire tomorrow.  De Silva becomes the 21st Commander of the Sri Lanka army since the island gained independence from ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Defence Ministry denies appointment of new Army Chief  Independent Television Network2 weeks ago LANKA-ARMY (FES93) - Lanka appoints new Army Chief; reinstates Fonseka loyalists  Namibia Press Agency1 week ago Sri Lanka appoints new Army chief; reinstates Fonseka loyalists  Jagran Post1 week ago

Sri Lanka urges UN war report delay

army assault in the final days of the war killed thousands of civilians, it is claimedThe UN should delay releasing a report into atrocities in Sri Lanka's civil war, the new foreign minister has said.Mangala Samaraweera said Sri Lanka needed time ...
 24Dunia3 weeks ago Sri Lankan Minister Urges UN Chief Ban Ki-moon to Delay War Crimes Report  NDTV2 weeks ago Sri Lanka minister meets U.N. chief, urges war crimes report delay  Sharenet2 weeks ago Sri Lanka urges UN chief to delay war crimes report  Qatar Tribune2 weeks ago

Sri Lanka army defied last minute order to keep Rajapaksa in power- Sirisena ally

COLOMBO, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's army defied orders from aides of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa to keep him in power "by force" when it became clear he had lost his bid for a third term, an ally of the newly elected leader said on Saturday. But an ...
 Sify1 month ago Rajapaksa pressurised army to deploy troops after losing elections, claims Sri Lanka's new government  DNA1 month ago Mahinda Rajapakse 'pressed' army after Sri Lanka poll defeat: Govt  Economic Times1 month ago Rajapaksa 'pressed' army after poll defeat: New govt  Zee News1 month ago

Sri Lanka coup: Mahinda Rajapaksa tried to deploy army to stop counting of votes, says former aide

Sri Lanka's new government will investigate an alleged attempt by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to stage a coup to try to stay in power when results showed he was losing last week's election. The post Sri Lanka coup: Mahinda Rajapaksa tried to deploy ...
 First Post.com1 month ago Rajapaksa denies post-election coup bid  Deccan Herald1 month ago Mahinda Rajapaksa denies coup bid post-poll  Asian Age1 month ago Coup averted in Sri Lanka: New government  Asian Age1 month ago
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Fonseka's Men Reinstated in Lanka Army

COLOMBO:Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has reinstated 10 army officers who were sent on compulsory leave in 2010, for allegedly siding with former Army Commander Gen Sarath Fonseka, then accused of trying to stage a military coup against ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago Ten senior army officers reinstated  Sri Lanka Island2 weeks ago
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