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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:51:00 2016
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Sri Lankan farmers resist new seed law

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya on the fight to safeguard biodiversity and the rural economy.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Pakistani asylum-seekers in Sri Lanka face deportation

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports on the plight of refugees facing a dangerous return home.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Sri Lanka votes for democracy

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya is cautiously optimistic following the recent presidential election.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Mobile talking

The marketing mavericks of mobile phones should take a bow. Theyre getting some astounding results. According to a recent report from the United Nations, more than two thirds of the worlds population are now mobile cell phone subscribers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Sri Lanka-Maldives relations put to the test

Despite offering sanctuary to the ousted Maldivian president's family, Sri Lanka's government is hedging its bets on the islands’ future.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The true cost of your cup of tea

Sri Lankan tea pickers remain in a caste system that binds them to extreme poverty, says Marco Picardi.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The politics of humanity and the reality of aid

Former humanitarian chief defends the UN’s record during the civil war in Sri Lanka, but critics are unlikely to be convinced says Chris Harmer.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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