Tag: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka sticks to cremation of Muslim Covid-19 victims despite uproar

by Amal JAYASINGHE Sri Lanka's government insisted Friday on the cremation of all coronavirus victims, rejecting international pleas and recommendations from its own experts to...

Facebook apologises for role in 2018 Sri Lanka unrest

Facebook has apologised for its role in the deadly communal unrest that shook Sri Lanka two years ago after an investigation found that hate...

Lim Tean highlights countries which have delayed elections amid pandemic

People's Voice Activist Lim Tean has urged the PAP Government to follow the example of countries like Serbia and Sri Lanka, which have delayed...

Wuhan virus continues to spread: fifth case in Singapore confirmed

Singapore—Concerns over the novel coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, a city in Hubei, central China, continue to mount as more cases of the infection...

Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa brothers back in business

Sri Lanka's divisive Rajapaksa clan consolidated their grip on power on Thursday as newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa swore in his brother Mahinda as...

Symbolic swearing-in for Sri Lanka’s new president

by Maude BRULARD Sri Lanka's new president and scourge of the Tamil Tigers Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday urged minorities unnerved by his election victory to...

Sri Lanka steps up security for final vote rallies

by Amal JAYASINGHE Police stepped up security across Sri Lanka on Wednesday over fears of violence on the final day of campaigning for the fiercely...

Malaysian Minister says Pakatan party not linked to LTTE

There is no link between DAP and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), says Malaysian Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. He said the...

Malaysian police arrest seven, including DAP members for LTTE links

The Malaysian police detained two Democratic Action Party assembly persons in Malacca over alleged links with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) today. In total, police picked...

Sri Lanka’s Rajapakse clan steps up new bid for power

Sri Lanka's election commission on Monday agreed to let the brother of former strongman Mahinda Rajapakse stand in the country's presidential election, despite a...
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