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Two Iranian naval ships dock at Colombo Port

Two Iranian naval ships - IRINS Bushehr and IRINS Tonb - docked at the Colombo Port on Friday morning (Feb.16) on a formal visit. The...

US Under Secretary discusses strengthening people-to-people ties

US Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Elizabeth Allen met with Sri Lanka’s Foreign Secretary Aruni Wijewardane on Saturday (17 Feb.), and...
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Colombo Port sees surge by 35% in ship arrivals due to Red Sea crisis

Sri Lanka’s Minister of Ports, Shipping and Aviation Nimal Siripala de Silva has stated that the recent increase in the number of ship arrivals...

Somali pirates abduct Sri Lankan fishing trawler with 6 crews

A Sri Lankan multi-day fishing trawler, with 6 crew members aboard, has reportedly been abducted by Somali pirates, the Department of Fisheries confirmed. According to a...

New Delhi helps Sri Lanka to recover from the crippling economic crisis.

The Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Santosh Jha, attended an event of Indian Oil’s subsidiary in Sri Lanka, Lanka IOC (Indian Oil Corporation),...

Online Safety Bill – Major blow to human rights

Amnesty International says the Online Safety Bill, freshly passed in Sri Lanka parliament on Wednesday (Jan.24), is a ‘major blow’ to human rights in...

Chinese research ship turned down by Sri Lanka to make Maldives resupply call

The Maldives has granted permission for a controversial Chinese vessel to make a resupply call, but it will not undertake any “research”, the Indian Ocean archipelago...

Sri Lankan lawmakers debate controversial internet safety bill amid protests by rights groups

Sri Lankan lawmakers on Tuesday began debating a controversial internet safety bill that has been criticized by opposition politicians, journalists and rights groups as...

Sri Lanka’s Proposed Internet Law Threatens Upcoming Elections

A repressive new internet law that Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe is trying to rush through parliament this week would create broad and vague new...

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US Under Secretary discusses strengthening people-to-people ties

US Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Elizabeth Allen met with Sri Lanka’s Foreign Secretary Aruni Wijewardane on Saturday (17 Feb.), and...

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Enforced Disappearances in Sri Lanka: A Sister is searching for her younger brother

A father died seeking justice for his son. While the mother was ill, the sister was searching for her younger brother. The testimonies speak...

Tamils call Prabhakaran their Saviour and National Leader – Justice C. V. Wigneswaran

Q  Recently in Parliament the words “Tamil Homeland” and “Tamil National Leader Prabhakaran” were used and objected to by the Government Members who wanted those...

India gave all intelligence support to win the war – Solheim

After 2008, India’s mood changed. That was the first time thought that the Sri Lankan government could win the war. It was then...

‘Land acquisition in upcountry helps Sinhalese to dominate plantation areas’: Prof. Dr Chandrabose

Neither the upcountry politicians nor the Sri Lankan government intends to give lands to transform the life of plantation workers, Professor Dr. A.S. Chandrabose...

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