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Sri Lanka prison riot death toll rises
Sri Lanka prison riot death toll rises
Minister Chandrasiri Gajadeera told parliament that 27 people were killed in Friday's rioting at Colombo's maximum security Welikada prison...
Afridi-inspired Pakistan overcome Canada fright
Afridi-inspired Pakistan overcome Canada fright
Skipper Shahid Afridi took five wickets to help Pakistan overcome a scare at the hands of Canada and clinch a hard-fought 46-run win in their World...
Floods leave a million Sri Lankans homeless
Floods leave a million Sri Lankans homeless
Flooding in Sri Lanka has forced more than one million people out of their homes, the government said on Thursday as it began distributing...
Graft, violence hit Sri Lanka's post-war recovery
Graft, violence hit Sri Lanka's post-war recovery
Sri Lanka's recovery from a decades-long civil war has been marred by graft, violence and a culture of lawlessness, a corruption watchdog said on...
Troops take coast as rebels face defeat in Sri Lanka
Troops take coast as rebels face defeat in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka said on Saturday it had smashed the Tamil Tigers' maritime capability as Colombo pressed on with an offensive to crush the rebels amid...
Sri Lanka vows to fight until rebel leaders captured
Sri Lanka vows to fight until rebel leaders captured
Sri Lanka told Britain and France that it would keep up its military offensive until the leaders of the rebel Tamil Tigers have been captured "dead...
Sri Lanka braces for final battle against Tigers
Sri Lanka braces for final battle against Tigers
Sri Lanka's military readied on Monday for a final assault on Tamil Tigers boxed into a strip of jungle with thousands of trapped civilians, after...
Sri Lankan editor held for link to Tamil Tiger air attack
Sri Lankan editor held for link to Tamil Tiger air attack
A Sri Lankan newspaper editor has been detained over alleged links to a Tamil Tiger air attack in the capital, a family member said on Thursday....
Sri Lanka minister: UN charges of civilian killings baseless
Sri Lanka minister: UN charges of civilian killings baseless
Charges by the United Nations that 2 800 civilians had been killed in Sri Lanka in recent weeks were "unsubstantiated", Human Rights Minister...
Sri Lanka troops claim 32 Tiger rebels killed
Sri Lanka troops claim 32 Tiger rebels killed
At least 32 Tamil Tiger rebels have died in the latest push by Sri Lankan government troops into the rebels' shrinking fiefdom, the island's...
Rights group appeals for release of Sri Lankan civilians
Rights group appeals for release of Sri Lankan civilians
Human Rights Watch called on Thursday on the Sri Lankan government and the Tamil Tiger rebels to allow tens of thousands of civilians trapped in...
Dozens killed in Sri Lanka suicide blast
Dozens killed in Sri Lanka suicide blast
A female Tamil Tiger suicide bomber hiding among a group of civilians fleeing Sri Lanka's war zone blew herself up on Monday, killing at least 28...

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