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January 01, 2020
Switzerland stresses diplomatic safety in Sri Lanka arrest
The Swiss Embassy in Sri Lanka said that the safety of diplomatic missions is the responsibility of the host state, days ...
December 19, 2019
Pakistan out for 191 in 2nd test, Sri Lanka 64-3 at stumps
Pakistan's fast bowlers hit back to leave Sri Lanka at 64-3 at stumps on day one of the second test after the hosts had been ...
December 16, 2019
Sri Lanka arrests Swiss Embassy worker who claimed abduction
Sri Lankan police on Monday arrested a Swiss Embassy employee who has said she was abducted, held for hours, sexually ...
December 14, 2019
Houses of worship attacked with deadly frequency in 2019
On Dec. 1, a band of assailants opened fire on worshippers at a small-town Protestant church in Burkina Faso, an impoverished ...
December 11, 2019
Security tight as test cricket finally returns to Pakistan
Cricket-starved fans in Pakistan had to wait in long lines for stringent security checks before entering the stadium for the ...
December 04, 2019
Sri Lanka rejects Swiss request to fly staffer for treatment
Sri Lanka’s foreign minister said Wednesday that the government has rejected a request from the Swiss Embassy to allow one ...
December 03, 2019
Sri Lankan court blocks Swiss Embassy worker from leaving
A Sri Lankan court on Tuesday blocked a Swiss Embassy employee from leaving the country until she gives a statement to police ...
December 02, 2019
Sri Lanka wants to query Swiss Embassy worker over threat
Sri Lankan authorities have told the Swiss Embassy in Colombo that they want to question an embassy worker who was allegedly ...
November 28, 2019
Swiss decry ‘attack’ on local embassy employee in Sri Lanka
Switzerland’s foreign ministry said Thursday that unidentified men seized a local employee of the Swiss Embassy in Sri ...
November 19, 2019
Sri Lanka’s new president may struggle to form government
Sri Lanka’s newly elected president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, may struggle to consolidate his victory. With many executive powers ...
November 18, 2019
Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new president
Former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa was sworn in as Sri Lanka’s president on Monday and appealed to minority Tamils ...
November 17, 2019
Former Sri Lankan defense chief wins presidential vote
Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a former defense official revered by Sri Lanka’s ethnic majority for his role in ending a bloody civil ...
November 16, 2019
Muslim voters attacked in Sri Lanka presidential election
Polls closed Saturday evening after a day of voting for Sri Lanka’s next president, an election marred by shots fired at a ...
November 15, 2019
Sri Lankans seek security in post-Easter attack election
Worries about Islamic extremism are paramount for many Sri Lankan voters while others hope to block former leaders accused ...
November 14, 2019
Sri Lankan journalists fear situation may worsen after vote
Forced to flee their country a decade ago to escape allegedly state-sponsored killer squads, Sri Lankan journalists living ...
October 26, 2019
Sri Lanka presidential candidate would free soldiers, rebels
The front-runner in Sri Lanka's presidential campaign promised that he will rehabilitate and release all military personnel ...
October 25, 2019
Babar says fast bowlers are Pakistan's strength in Australia
Fast bowling could be Pakistan's biggest strength in the three-match Twenty20 series against Australia with the likes of ...
October 23, 2019
Sri Lanka spy chief blamed for failures before Easter attack
A Sri Lankan parliamentary committee that investigated last April's Easter suicide bombings has concluded that the country's ...
October 18, 2019
Sarfaraz removed as Pakistan T20 and test captain
Babar Azam has replaced Sarfaraz Ahmed as Pakistan's Twenty20 captain until next year's T20 World Cup in Australia, and Azhar ...
October 08, 2019
Sri Lanka's Sirisena exits, with reform promises unfulfilled
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has decided not to seek reelection next month after failing to fulfill many of the ...
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