Sri Lanka sets up office to trace 20,000 war missing


Sri Lanka Wednesday announced it was setting up an office to trace thousands of people still missing seven years after the end of its ethnic war, to try to bring closure for families.

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President left for Japan


President Maithripala Sirisena left for Japan today to participate in the G–7 Summit to be held on the 26th and 27 in Ise-Shima in Japan.

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Navy assists repatriation of 34 Indian fishermen


The Navy assisted the repatriation of 34 Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan custody yesterdy.

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Sri Lanka appeals for up to $2 billion in foreign flood aid


Sri Lanka appealed on Wednesday for foreign aid to recover from massive floods that caused an estimated $2 billion worth of damage and claimed more than 100 lives.

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Senior FLSP members arrested over attack


Propaganda Secretary of the Frontline Socialist Party (FLSP) Pubudu Jayagoda and Politburo member Sujith Kuruvita have been arrested by police over their alleged role regarding the attack on the Department of Immigration and Emigration in April.

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SLAF Helicopter damaged in training mishap


A Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Bell 206 helicopter sustained damage when it was taking off for a training flight at the Hingurakgoda Air Force Base this morning.

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Germany to provide one million Euro for humanitarian aid in Sri Lanka


German Foreign Minister Steinmeier pledged financial support of one million euros to the Sri Lankan Government  to help it deal with the aftermath of the severe storms of recent days, a statement from the Federal Foreign Office said.

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Wigneswaran takes over three ministerial portfolios


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Pandols bring color to Vesak


Despite the difficulties brought on by the inclement weather, colorful pandols were still seen in many areas of Colombo and its suburbs during Vesak.

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