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    Lanka gets US military funding as China vies for influence

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:45am on August 14, 2018

    The United States announced Monday it would grant Sri Lanka $39 million to boost maritime security as China develops its strategic hold on the Indian...

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    Sri Lanka keen to invest more in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:42am on August 07, 2018

    Sri Lankan entrepreneurs have expressed their interest to invest more in different sectors of Bangladesh since there is an investment-friendly environment....

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    Maldives opposition warns of ‘cowardly’ attempt to delay polls

    Agence France-Presse . Sri Lanka | Updated at 12:57am on August 07, 2018

    The Maldivian opposition said Monday that government warnings of a murky plot to destabilise the honeymoon islands were a ‘cowardly’ attempt by the ruling party...

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    Lanka govt needs to build on its northern achievements

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on August 02, 2018

    MILITARY personnel stationed in the north are often perplexed when told that their continued presence is objectionable to the local population....

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    Coping with nationalism in Jaffna

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on July 26, 2018

    EARLY in the morning as I walked down a street in Jaffna, I heard a cry: ‘Annai, annai.’ Initially, I took no notice and kept...

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    Bangladesh to play SL in Asia Cup opener

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:04pm on July 24, 2018

    Bangladesh will face Sri Lanka in the opening match of the 2018 Asia Cup in Dubai, scheduled to begin on September 15 in UAE, according...

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    Herath spins Sri Lanka to series sweep

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 07:05pm on July 23, 2018

    Sri Lanka on Monday completed a 2-0 Test sweep of South Africa to record their first series win over the Proteas since 2006 after Rangana...

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    Sri Lanka cricketer suspended after friend accused of hotel rape

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 06:58pm on July 23, 2018

    A Sri Lankan Test cricketer has been suspended after a Norwegian woman accused his friend of raping her in a hotel room where he was...

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    Galle cricket stadium faces stumps

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on July 22, 2018

    England could be the last team to take on Sri Lanka at its famed Galle stadium, considered one of the world’s most picturesque cricket grounds,...

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    Sri Lanka reign in Colombo despite Maharaj milestone

    Reuters | Updated at 06:56pm on July 21, 2018

    Keshav Maharaj returned the second best figures by a South African bowler in a Test innings but Sri Lanka took a firm step towards a...