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Along The Watchtower 16 Oct 2019 | 7:00 AM

LTTE arrests: Support or sympathy?

The investigations into the 12 persons held for alleged links to the Tamil Tigers must be completed before the end of the 28-day period of detention without trial under Sosma.

World 26 Sep 2019 | 7:53 PM

Sri Lanka PM’s party nominates Premadasa as its presidential candidate

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's housing minister and deputy leader of the ruling United National Party (UNP) Sajith Premadasa will run as its candidate in the Nov. 16 presidential poll, the party said on Wednesday, in a move seen as attempting to win over the island nation's influential Buddhist-majority vote.

World 30 Aug 2019 | 7:44 PM

Sri Lanka court orders remains of Easter attacker moved after protests

COLOMBO (Reuters) - A Sri Lankan court on Friday ordered police to exhume and relocate the remains of an Easter Sunday suicide bomber buried in a public cemetery in the eastern district of Batticaloa, after residents' protests stoked tension.