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India, China And Sri Lanka: The Uneasy Triangle  Analysis
Eurasia Review

24 Colonels promoted as Brigadiers

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is the Commander-in-Chief of the Sri Lankan Armed Forces, has approved the promotion of 24 Army Colonels to the rank of Brigadier. Those promoted are as follows: Colonels D.S.A. Dehiwatta, H.R.R.P. Gunatilaka, (with ... Daily Mirror Sri Lanka, 1 week ago
Sri Lankan leader to visit Pakistan Qatar Peninsula, 1 week ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Sri Lanka says no plans to intercept Tamil asylum seekers

The Sri Lankan armed forces say they have no plans to receive a boatload of Tamil asylum seekers believed to have been heading to Australia. The boat is thought to have set off from India mid last month, but hasn't been heard from since the ...
 ABC Radio Australia1 month ago A treasure map and assassination bid  Sydney Morning Herald1 month ago A treasure map, assassination plot and kidnapping among dark secrets of Sri Lankan asylum seekers  Lakes Mail1 month ago Dark secrets of asylum seekers month ago
Korea Herald

Muddling Up: Peace Experts To The Fore

One of the three experts appointed by the UNHRC to investigate alleged violations committed by the Sri Lankan armed forces and the LTTE during the final stages of the conflict,Asma Jahangir is described as a reputed Pakistani human rights lawyer.
 Sri Lanka Sunday Leader1 month ago [Herald Interview] Ex-U.N. rights expert urges Tokyo to resolve sex slavery dispute  Korea Herald2 hours ago Pakistani expert on UN panel  Frontier Post10 hours ago
Namibian Sun

More deadly riots flare in Sri Lanka resort

TENSE: A Sri Lankan resident rides a bicycle along a road as Special Task Force (STF) soldiers patrol following clashes between Muslims and an extremist Buddhist group in the town of Alutgama. Photo: NAMPA/AFP More deadly violence flared in a Sri ...
 Namibian Sun2 months ago SPINNERS can give Sri Lanka VICTORY  Sri Lanka Daily News3 weeks ago Sri Lanka need another 260  Sunday Observer1 month ago Governments, NGOs and Agendas  The Nation.lk1 month ago
Sri Lanka Island

Sri Lanka will probe reports of military abuse

About 40,000 ethnic Tamil civilians were said to have been killed by government forces in the final months of the Sri Lankan conflict. Reuters pic COLOMBO, July 17 — Sri Lanka announced today an investigation into its military over allegations of ...
 Malay Mail1 month ago Can HRW's interpretation holding Syrian civilians a war crime be applied to Sri Lanka?  Sri Lanka Island1 week ago Sri Lanka Announces Probe into Military's Alleged Rights Abuses  NDTV1 month ago Pope Francis to visit the North while in Sri Lanka  Lankapuvath1 month ago

IAF Chief lands in Lanka Today for 3-day Trip

NEW DELHI: In a bid to boost bilateral military ties, Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha will go on a three-day visit to Sri Lanka from Tuesday, a tour that could trigger political opposition from parties and groups in TN. During ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago Indian Air Force Chief to arrive for visit  The Nation.lk1 month ago Indian Air Force Chief visits Sri Lanka  Lankapuvath1 month ago Indian Air Force Chief due here  Daily Mirror Sri Lanka1 month ago

Sri Lanka Police Arrests 49 Over Religious Riots

Photo Courtesy: AFP Sri Lankan police force deployed to control the ethnic clashes in the country. Alutgama: Sri Lanka's police arrested 49 people overnight over deadly anti-Muslim riots in a tourist region where Buddhist hardliners have ...
 NDTV2 months ago Sri Lanka ethnic riots abate, 49 arrested in raids  Oman Tribune2 months ago Sri Lanka police nab 48 over religious riots  Manila Standard Today2 months ago Sri Lanka arrest 49 over riots  Hong Kong Standard2 months ago

Tales of Sri Lanka's Ex-Combatants

Aid , Armed Conflicts , Asia-Pacific , Development & Aid , Economy & Trade , Editors' Choice , Featured , Headlines , Human Rights , Labour , Population , Poverty & MDGs , Regional Categories , Special Report Aloysius Patrickeil, once a member of ...
 Inter Press Service1 month ago

Roundup: Sri Lankan southern town tense after communal riots leave 3 dead

Hundreds of army, police and police special forces deployed in the southern Sri Lankan town of Aluthgama dispersed a large Buddhist mob on Monday as communal riot that killed three and wounded about 80 continued despite an indefinite curfew. ... months ago Sri Lankan southern town tense after communal riots leave 3 dead  Xinhua News Agency2 months ago

STF ready for radiological protection missions

Lanka's first Radiological Security Incident Response Team: By Kurulu Kariyakarawana The Special Task Force (STF) is the elite paramilitary force of the Sri Lanka Police Department. It has earned a high reputation for its involvement in ...
 Sunday Observer1 month ago
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