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    Ex wartime defence chief to run for Sri Lanka president

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s former defence secretary, who faces trials at home and in the US for alleged corruption and murder, will enter this year’s presidential race,...

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    Maldives ex-VP detained after India escape bid

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:44am on August 06, 2019

    Former Maldives vice president Ahmed Adeeb, who faces attempted murder and corruption allegations, was remanded in custody Monday over a failed attempt to illegally enter...

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    Muslims rejoin Sri Lanka cabinet after Easter bombings

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:48am on July 31, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s Muslim ministers who resigned en masse in the wake of the deadly Easter Sunday bombings have rejoined the government, officials said Tuesday, after...

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    Sri Lanka considering foreign coaches

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on July 31, 2019

    Sri Lanka was considering applications from three ‘top international cricket coaches’, Sports Minister Harin Fernando said Tuesday amid reports incumbent Chandika Hathurusingha has been asked...

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    No IS link to Sri Lanka Easter attacks: investigator

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:55am on July 25, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s Easter attacks that killed 258 people were carried out by local Islamists who drew inspiration from but were not linked to the Islamic...

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    Sri Lanka to farewell shaggy-haired Malinga

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    Sri Lanka will start looking to replace key wicket-taker Lasith Malinga when the shaggy-haired fast bowler calls it quits after the first one-day international against...

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    Bangladesh reach Sri Lanka amid tight security

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    The Bangladesh cricket team arrived in Sri Lanka amid tight security on Saturday, the first foreign sporting side to visit the island since the deadly...

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    Hathurusinghe faces sacking over WC failure

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 06:21pm on July 19, 2019

    Sri Lanka's sports minister has ordered the sacking of the national cricket coach after a lacklustre World Cup campaign that saw just three wins from...

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    Drug gangs behind Lanka Easter bombings: president

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:18am on July 16, 2019

    International drug syndicates orchestrated Sri Lanka’s deadly Easter Sunday bombings, the country’s leader claimed Monday, despite earlier blaming the attacks on Islamists...

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    Sri Lanka negotiating new military deal with US

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 02:00am on July 11, 2019

    Sri Lanka is negotiating a fresh military cooperation deal with the United States, its prime minister announced in parliament Wednesday, even as the country’s president...

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