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Saudi official denies Sri Lankan maid was abused - The Associated Press, 2010-09-01 15:40:19 EST. Doctors in Sri Lanka have said they removed 13 nails and five needles from LG Ariyawathi after she returned from Saudi Arabia last month. ... More...
Published: Wed Sep 1 11:16:24 EDT 2010
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Will they ever nail the perpetrators?  - The Hindustan Times
Saudi Official Denies Sri Lankan Maid Was Abused  - AP

Sri Lanka considers constitutional reform - RFI, 2010-09-01 18:35:14 EST. By RFI Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Tuesday began assessing a draft bill that would amend the country's constitution. If approved, the amendments would lead ... More...
Published: Wed Sep 1 11:20:17 EDT 2010 Back to the top

Rao faces some hard questions in Jaffna - Hindustan Times, 2010-09-01 16:41:28 EST. India on Wednesday rejected reports that it was bringing its own nationals to Sri Lanka to carry out reconstruction work in the war-ravaged northern ... More...
Published: Wed Sep 1 11:16:47 EDT 2010 Back to the top

Germany charges suspected Tamil Tigers' suppliers - Daily Times, 2010-09-01 01:14:24 EST. BERLIN: German prosecutors said on Tuesday they had charged three men suspected of fundraising and buying weapons for the Sri Lankan separatist group the Tamil Tigers... Back to the top

Sri Lanka's Trade Deficit Widens In June - RTT News, 2010-09-01 15:03:04 EST. (RTTNews) - Sri Lanka's trade deficit widened 48.7% annually to US$416.13 million in June from US$279.89 million last year, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka ... Back to the top

Sri Lanka shares hit new peak amid new SEC rule - Reuters, 2010-09-01 19:01:44 EST. COLOMBO, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's benchmark share index rose to a new record on Wednesday, and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ordered ... Back to the top

Sri Lanka Signs New Agreements With China - allvoices, 2010-09-01 10:37:00 EST. Sri Lankan and China are further strengthening their bilateral relations with a number of new agreements that will be signed between officials of the two countries in the next few days... Back to the top

India monitoring China's intention in Indian Ocean, says Krishna - The Hindu, 2010-08-31 23:17:37 EST. India on Tuesday said it was closely monitoring China's intention as it was showing “more than the normal interest” in the Indian Ocean affairs... Back to the top

Sri Lanka readies for the 'Rajapaksa dynasty' - Express Buzz, 2010-08-31 08:51:21 EST. COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan cabinet on Monday approved the constitutional changes that President Mahinda Rajapaksa wanted to bring about... Back to the top

Sri Lanka blacklists agent who recruited tortured housemaid - National, 2010-09-01 00:08:33 EST. COLOMBO // Authorities investigating how a Sri Lankan maid working in Saudi Arabia ended up with 14 nails in her body have temporarily barred the local agent who recruited her from soliciting more workers... Back to the top

Sri Lanka bourse up 1 pct after month-end settlement - Reuters, 2010-08-31 15:58:56 EST. COLOMBO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's benchmark share index rose on Tuesday led by diversified and oil palm shares as investors snapped them up after ... Back to the top

$2.5 Million for Livelihood Training for Sri Lanka's Internally Displaced - allvoices, 2010-08-31 19:04:00 EST. Sri Lanka's economic development ministry will be overseeing the implementation of the project... Back to the top

Fewer boats from Sri Lanka - Sydney Morning Herald, 2010-08-31 18:07:10 EST. The number of asylum seekers arriving from Sri Lanka has slowed dramatically in the five months since Labor said it would stop processing claims from that ... Back to the top

India assures all help to war-displaced Tamils in Sri Lanka - Daily News & Analysis, 2010-08-31 13:44:31 EST. India today assured Sri Lanka's war-displaced Tamils of all kind of assistance, as foreign secretary Nirupama Rao visited the IDP camps in the country's north to get an overview of the process of their resettlement... Back to the top

Foreign women are treated like slaves -, 2010-08-31 09:04:29 EST. COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- When Mrs. L.P. Ariyawathie showed up at the hospital in the town of Kamburupitiya, near the southern tip of Sri Lanka, few could imagine that the 49-year-old mother of three would make headlines across the world... Back to the top

China Merchants Holdings in $450 mln Sri Lanka port deal - Reuters, 2010-08-31 15:02:21 EST. Aug 31 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka has signed a $450 million deal with China Merchants Holdings (0144... Back to the top

Lankan maid torture: will the perpetrators ever be nailed? - Hindustan Times, 2010-08-31 14:28:18 EST. At last count, doctors had extracted some 15 nails, four pins and a piece of metal from Ariyawathy’s body... Back to the top

SRI LANKA: Addressing needs of stressed children -, 2010-08-31 08:27:21 EST. MULLAITIVU, 31 August 2010 (IRIN) - Few studies of children in Sri Lanka have examined the daily stress they continue to face since the tsunami and civil ... Back to the top

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