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Sri Lanka Fonseka trial adjourned - BBC News, 2010-09-27 21:01:07 EST. The trial of Sri Lanka's former military commander has been adjourned for a day, as the country's powerful defence ... More...
Published: Mon Sep 27 21:45:16 EDT 2010

Sri Lanka puts former top general on trial -, 2010-09-28 01:47:03 EST. COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- A former military commander and opposition leader has gone on trial over war crimes accusations against the Sri Lanka ... More...
Published: Mon Sep 27 21:44:02 EDT 2010 Back to the top

Sri Lanka Plans to Sell $1 Billion of 10-Year Bonds - Bloomberg, 2010-09-27 20:38:54 EST. Sri Lanka plans to sell $1 billion of dollar-denominated bonds due in 10 years, ... More...
Published: Mon Sep 27 21:45:40 EDT 2010 Back to the top

No fair trial for detained tiger suspects: ICJ - Hindustan Times, 2010-09-27 16:48:39 EST. The report titled `Beyond Lawful Constrains: Sri Lanka's Mass Detention of LTTE Suspects' added that it was concerned that ``the Government's 'surrendee' ... Back to the top

Sri Lanka launches 10-yr debt, yield 6.25 pct - Reuters, 2010-09-27 22:05:05 EST. NEW YORK, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka launched for sale on Monday $1 billion of 10-year sovereign debt with a yield of 6.25 percent, market sources told ... Back to the top

Rajapaksa meets Ban discuss resettlement - The Hindu, 2010-09-25 21:03:50 EST. At a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, the two leaders referred to the joint statement issued at the end of Mr... Back to the top

Sri Lanka needs a president, not a demi-god - The Guardian, 2010-09-26 20:01:16 EST. Arriving in Sri Lanka during the Eid public holiday, as usual I spotted statues of the Buddha, Hindu deities and Jesus... Back to the top

Opinion: Sri Lanka holds tight to China - GlobalPost, 2010-09-26 17:58:32 EST. No doubt Rajapaksa figures he deserves some spoils for being the leader who finally liquidated the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) after a 26-year ... Back to the top

As Sri Lanka Quotes UN Ban Undermining His Panel on War Crimes, UN Questioned - Inner City Press, 2010-09-26 18:50:31 EST. As Inner City Press reported on September 24, the UN's summary of Ban's Sri Lanka meeting took significantly longer to issue than their summary of their ... Back to the top

Experts warn of more explosions in Sri Lanka - Zee News, 2010-09-26 17:31:02 EST. Colombo: Explosives kept at 80 per cent of the police stations across Sri Lanka are not securely stored thus posing a grave threat typical of the ... Back to the top

No justification for extending ban on LTTE, says Vaiko
The Hindu, 2010-09-27 06:22:00 EST. The Centre had no justification for extending the ban on Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), alleged Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) general secretary Vaiko here on Sunday... Back to the top

Sri Lanka economy receives IMF boost -, 2010-09-25 20:57:01 EST. Sri Lanka is enjoying an economic revival since the island ended its 30 year separatist conflict with Tamil Tiger rebels over an year ago... Back to the top

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