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News: Sri Lanka

We have started to collect the most important news related to Sri Lanka in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Sri Lanka: news

Sri Lanka 'drops war censorship'

Wednesday, October 31st 2007, 15:26

Sri Lanka's government says it will lift measures to restrict reporting of the civil war, just hours after news of the censorship emerged.
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'Eight Lankan planes' destroyed

Wednesday, October 24th 2007, 11:00

Sri Lanka's prime minister admits that a Tamil Tiger attack on an air force base caused far more damage than previously acknowledged.
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Probe into Lanka air base attack

Tuesday, October 23rd 2007, 12:40

The Sri Lankan military opens an investigation into how a Tamil Tiger suicide squad infiltrated an air force base.
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Rebels attack Sri Lanka air base

Monday, October 22nd 2007, 10:44

Tamil Tigers launch an air and ground attack that leaves nine Sri Lankan military and 20 rebels dead, the government says.
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Sri Lanka troops hunt park rebels

Wednesday, October 17th 2007, 6:39

Sri Lankan troops scour a national park for Tamil Tiger rebels who attacked an army outpost there two days ago.
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Sri Lanka troops killed in south

Tuesday, October 16th 2007, 9:15

Sri Lanka's military says six soldiers have been killed in a rare clash with Tamil Tiger rebels in the south-east.
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Sri Lankan rights advisers quit

Monday, October 15th 2007, 11:45

Four members of a Sri Lankan government panel resign in protest at the military's human rights record.
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UN concern over Sri Lanka rights

Saturday, October 13th 2007, 9:59

UN human rights chief Louise Arbour criticises Sri Lanka's record as the country returns to the throes of civil war.
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Cricket: England seal series win

Wednesday, October 10th 2007, 17:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Colombo

Alastair Cook hits 80 to follow a fine England bowling display as the tourists clinch victory in Colombo and a first series win in Sri Lanka.
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Cricket: England beat S Lanka

Sunday, October 7th 2007, 18:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England win a tense, low-scoring match against Sri Lanka to take a 2-1 lead in the one-day series.
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Sri Lanka 'sinks last Tiger boat'

Sunday, October 7th 2007, 15:00

Sri Lanka's navy says it has sunk the last seaworthy Tamil Tiger ship, killing at least 12 people.
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SL v England: Second ODI as it happened

Thursday, October 4th 2007, 16:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Owais Shah top scores with 82 as England beat Sri Lanka by 65 runs to level the one-day series at 1-1.
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Cricket: England level series

Thursday, October 4th 2007, 16:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Owais Shah hits 82 as England beat Sri Lanka by 65 runs to level their one-day series.
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Cricket: England defeated

Monday, October 1st 2007, 15:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dambulla

England go 1-0 down in their five-match one-day series with Sri Lanka after a 119-run defeat in Dambulla.
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Cricket: England beat S Lanka XI

Friday, September 28th 2007, 12:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ian Bell hits a century in an easy England win over a Sri Lanka Cricket XI ahead of the five-match one-day series.
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Cricket: Sri Lanka suffer setback

Thursday, September 27th 2007, 15:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan will miss at least the first three of Sri Lanka's five one-day internationals against England.
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More clashes in Sri Lankan north

Thursday, September 27th 2007, 8:27

Sri Lanka's army says it has killed at least 11 Tamil Tiger rebels in continued clashes in the north.
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Battles flare in Sri Lankan north

Tuesday, September 25th 2007, 13:14

Sri Lanka's army claims to have inflicted heavy casualties on Tamil rebels in fighting in the north.
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Cricket: Australia into semi-finals

Thursday, September 20th 2007, 10:26
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Newlands

Australia bowl out Sri Lanka for just 101 before completing a 10-wicket win to reach the last four of the World Twenty20.
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Sri Lanka abuse probe 'set to fail'

Wednesday, September 19th 2007, 13:15

A presidential commission in Sri Lanka investigating human rights abuses is in danger of failing, observers say.
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Cricket: Pakistan clinch win

Monday, September 17th 2007, 19:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Three wickets for Shahid Afridi help Pakistan ease to a 33-run win over Sri Lanka in the World Twenty20 match in Johannesburg.
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Aggressive Jayasuriya sinks Kiwis

Saturday, September 15th 2007, 15:03
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Sanath Jayasuriya smashes 61 to steer Sri Lanka to a seven-wicket win over New Zealand in the World Twenty20.
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Sri Lanka army 'takes rebel base'

Sunday, September 2nd 2007, 11:38

Sri Lanka's military says it has seized a base of the Tamil Tigers' naval wing, as part of operations in the north-west.
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Sri Lanka army 'begins new push'

Saturday, September 1st 2007, 8:16
related places: Mannar

The Sri Lanka military says it has started a new drive to dislodge Tamil Tiger rebels from Mannar in the north.
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UK in landmark Sri Lanka ruling

Wednesday, August 8th 2007, 17:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sri Lankan asylum seekers in UK are at risk of torture if returned to the country, according to a landmark ruling by a British tribunal.
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Sri Lanka accused over 'abuses'

Monday, August 6th 2007, 10:05
related countries: United States United States

Sri Lanka's security forces are responsible for increasing rights abuses, a US-based watchdog says.
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Troops killed in Sri Lanka blast

Tuesday, July 24th 2007, 11:54

Tamil rebels kill at least 10 Sri Lankan soldiers in a roadside bomb attack in the north, the military say.
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Breakaway rebel will not disarm

Friday, July 20th 2007, 18:57

A breakaway Sri Lankan rebel leader says he has no plans to disarm his fighters in the east.
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Lanka president attacks 'cowards'

Tuesday, July 17th 2007, 9:20

The Sri Lankan president blames the Tamil Tigers for the killing of the senior official in the east of the island.
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Murali captures 700th Test wicket

Saturday, July 14th 2007, 9:45
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Muttiah Muralitharan claims his 700th Test wicket as Sri Lanka seal an innings win over Bangladesh.
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'War victory party' in Sri Lanka

Thursday, July 12th 2007, 14:14

The Sri Lankan government plans victory celebrations after troops seized the last Tamil Tiger base in the east.
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Tamil Tiger eastern base 'taken'

Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 14:00

The Sri Lankan military say they have captured the last Tamil Tiger rebel stronghold in the east of the country.
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'Tamil rebel' arrested in Sydney

Tuesday, July 10th 2007, 7:01
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The Australian police detain a man on suspicion of fundraising for Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels.
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Cricket: Sri Lanka beat B'desh

Thursday, June 28th 2007, 5:29
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Colombo

Sri Lanka take just 30 minutes on day four of the first Test in Colombo to complete a crushing victory over Bangladesh.
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S Lanka rejects death probe claim

Thursday, June 28th 2007, 3:52

Sri Lanka rejects allegations that evidence relating to the killing of 17 aid workers last year was tampered with.
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Friday, June 22nd 2007, 15:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Media reports in Sri Lanka say that two men arrested in London have suspected links to the rebel Tamil Tigers.
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Sri Lanka troops 'kill 30 rebels'

Wednesday, June 20th 2007, 18:47

About 30 Tamil Tiger rebels have been killed in overnight clashes in the east of Sri Lanka, the army says.
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Wednesday, June 20th 2007, 12:26

A popular pro-Tamil website accuses the Sri Lankan government of blocking access to it.
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Sri Lankan navy in 'Tiger clash'

Tuesday, June 19th 2007, 18:56

The Sri Lankan navy attacks rebel Tamil Tiger boats off the island's northern coast, sinking five, officials say.
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Sri Lanka warned probe may fail

Friday, June 15th 2007, 9:13

A international panel set up to monitor a Sri Lankan probe into rights abuses warns it could end in failure.
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Sri Lanka accuses 'bullying' West

Tuesday, June 12th 2007, 16:09

The international community is bullying Sri Lanka over human rights, the country's defence secretary says.
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Sri Lanka troops 'kill 30 Tigers'

Saturday, June 9th 2007, 9:05

The Sri Lankan military says at least 30 Tamil Tiger rebels have been killed in fierce fighting in the country's east.
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