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What Will Obama Have For Sri Lanka? - Eurasia Review, 2010-09-28 22:41:24 EST. Rajapakse is using the elimination of the LTTE as a cover for messing up the politics of Sri Lanka. Obama indirectly clarified this is as violence against ... More...
Published: Tue Sep 28 17:22:58 EDT 2010

Sri Lanka MP quizzed over posters - BBC News, 2010-09-28 17:37:21 EST. ... deputy leader Karu Jayasuriya told the BBC that the "political harassment" of Mr Samaraweera is a serious threat to freedom of expression in Sri Lanka. ... More...
Published: Tue Sep 28 13:42:34 EDT 2010 Back to the top

Winning the Peace - by Ross Tuttle - Foreign Policy, 2010-09-28 01:19:28 EST. After 30 years of war, Sri Lanka's Tamil community is finally connected again with the outside world. But life under occupation has its own tensions -- and ... More...
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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 ... Back to the top

Floodwaters wreaking havoc in Sri Lanka -, 2010-09-29 00:07:42 EST. COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Torrential rains in Sri Lanka caused at least one death and extensive flood damage Tuesday, displacing hundreds of ... Back to the top

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 ... Back to the top

Jet Airways to Introduce Daily Flights to Colombo, Sri Lanka from Delhi and Mumbai - (press release), 2010-09-28 20:05:55 EST. The introduction of the two new flights serving Sri Lanka and India, are in addition to the existing daily Chennai-Colombo service, with which the airline ... 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, ... 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's Stock Rally May Enter `Blow-Off' on Stock Splits, Nomura Says - Bloomberg, 2010-09-28 05:49:53 EST. Sri Lanka's stock rally may enter a “blow-off phase” as stock splits help draw individual investors to the ... 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

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