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The Left takes a back seat in Sri Lanka

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports on a disappointing outcome for leftwing parties in the recent elections.…

  • Thu Sep 3 05:57:37 2015
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Does Sri Lanka’s electoral outcome offer stability?

There is potential for a national government if parties can work together, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.…

  • Fri Aug 21 10:07:33 2015
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Will Sri Lankan voters bring back Rajapaksa?

The stakes are high for the country in today’s election, writes Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.…

  • Mon Aug 17 05:01:37 2015
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Sri Lanka votes for democracy

Sri Lanka votes for democracy…

  • Wed Jan 14 03:30:00 2015
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No tattoos please, we’re Buddhists

But casinos are no problem, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya in Sri Lanka.…

  • Thu May 8 05:44:00 2014
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Crude triumphalism in Sri Lanka

On the eve of the Commonwealth summit in Colombo, Lewis Garland reports on the insidious disempowerment of the country's Tamil community.…

  • Sun Dec 1 04:26:00 2013
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The rise of red-robed Islamophobia in Sri Lanka

Anti-Muslim fervour is rife – yet is being ignored by the authorities, says Lewis Garland.…

  • Mon Apr 15 09:55:00 2013
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Iranian oil embargo has a nasty ripple effect

Dependent on oil from Iran, but with the US its largest trading partner, Sri Lanka is stuck between a rock and a hard place, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.…

  • Thu Feb 9 10:55:00 2012
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Mahinda Rajapaksa

President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka’s slick reputation comes unstuck.…

  • Sun Nov 1 19:27:00 2009
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The fading roar

Without the Tigers, can the Tamils ever obtain equality? …

  • Tue Jun 16 09:34:00 2009
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