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    India, Japan offered strategic deep-sea port by Sri Lanka

    Agence France-Presse. Colombo | Updated at 04:59pm on March 02, 2021

    Sri Lanka will offer a strategically located deep-sea port to India and Japan, an official said Tuesday, as the island seeks to balance traditional ties...

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    Sri Lanka police arrest exorcist after child killed in ritual

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 05:04pm on February 28, 2021

    Sri Lankan police on Sunday arrested a self-proclaimed exorcist after a nine-year-old girl she had beaten as part of a ritual died...

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    Lanka ends mandatory cremation of coronavirus victims

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:22am on February 27, 2021

    Sri Lanka on Friday ended forced cremations of people who have died of coronavirus, after visiting Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan urged Colombo to respect...

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    Sri Lanka seeks $2.2 bn from China amid shrinking reserves 

    Agence France-Presse. Colombo | Updated at 07:03pm on February 25, 2021

    Sri Lanka is seeking $2.2 billion from Chinese banks, the government said Thursday, in echoes of a borrowing binge more than a decade ago that...

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    Lanka slams resolution on ‘deteriorating’ rights

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:06pm on February 24, 2021

    Sri Lanka on Tuesday urged the UN Human Rights Council to reject a forthcoming resolution voicing ‘serious concern’ over the ‘deteriorating’ rights situation in the...

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    Probe into Sri Lanka attacks says Sirisena should be prosecuted

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:47am on February 24, 2021

    Sri Lanka’s ex-president and his intelligence chiefs should be prosecuted for failing to prevent suicide bombings two years ago on Easter Sunday that killed 279...

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    Mustafiz puts country over IPL

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:55pm on February 23, 2021

    Left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman said that he will prefer playing Test matches against Sri Lanka over taking part in the Indian Premier League as to...

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    Vaas resigns as SL bowling coach

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 04:40pm on February 23, 2021

    Sri Lanka's new fast bowling coach quit Monday within days of his appointment and compounding problems for the national team on the eve of their...

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    Sri Lanka Tests in April: BCB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:05pm on February 20, 2021

    The Tigers will fly to Sri Lanka in April to play two Test matches against the island nation, said Bangladesh Cricket Board’s chief executive officer...

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    Mustafiz gets positive hint from BCB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on February 20, 2021

    Musta-fizur Rahman got a positive hint from Bangladesh Cricket Board regarding the No Objection Certificate to play in the Indian Premier League which might clash...

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