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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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    Lanka court rejects Easter bomb murder charge against officials

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:55am on July 10, 2019

    A Sri Lankan court Tuesday rejected prosecution demands that the country’s police chief and a top defence official face murder charges for failing to prevent...

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    Sri Lanka president vetoes military deal with US

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 02:13am on July 07, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s president Saturday announced he will not allow his government to conclude a proposed military deal that would allow US troops free access to...

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    Probe finds Lankan physician falsely accused of ‘sterilising’ women

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 06:24pm on July 05, 2019

    A Muslim doctor falsely accused of secretly sterilising Buddhist women in Sri Lanka remains in detention weeks after his arrest, despite investigators saying he was...

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    Sri Lanka police chief arrested over Easter attacks failures

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:20am on July 03, 2019

    Sri Lankan police arrested their top commander and a former defence chief Tuesday over alleged failures to prevent the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258...

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    Police chief faces crimes against humanity charge

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:14am on July 02, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s police chief and a top defence official should be tried for ‘grave crimes against humanity’ over failure to prevent Easter bombings that killed...

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