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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...

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    Galle stadium faces axe over Dutch Fort

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 07:48pm on July 20, 2018

    Sri Lanka's picturesque Galle cricket stadium could be demolished because its pavilion stand violated heritage laws protecting a 17th century Dutch fort, the government said...

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    Proteas bounce back with Maharaj's eight-for

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 07:42pm on July 20, 2018

    Spinner Keshav Maharaj thanked his lucky stars as well as the pitch on Friday after his record eight-wicket haul helped South Africa fight back on...

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    EU warns Sri Lanka over death penalty

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:16am on July 17, 2018

    EU ambassadors warned Sri Lanka on Monday against ending its 42-year moratorium on capital punishment and said the island risked losing trade concessions if it...