Maldives concerned about reports of former President Nasheed seeking political asylum


    The Maldives Government said on Monday it was concerned over media reports that Britain has granted political asylum to former President Mohamed Nasheed.

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Senior DIG Anura Senanayake arrested by FCID


The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested former Senior DIG Anura Senanayake on the charge of allegedly withholding evidence, local media reported The former Senior DIG was summoned to the CID to record a statement regarding the murder case this morning.

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Namal Rajapaksa at FCID


UPFA MP Namal Rajapaksa arrived at the police FCID this morning to give a statement.

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Former Maldives President Nasheed gets political asylum in UK, media reports


Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed, who was serving 13 years in prison on charges of terrorism, has been accorded political asylum status by the UK where he went initially for medical treatment, media reports said.

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Jayanthi Kuru- Utumpala becomes first Sri Lankan woman to summit Everest


 Summit Success At just before 5:00am on the 21 May 2016, Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala became the first Sri Lankan ever to climb to the top of Mt Everest (29,029ft).

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Govt brief diplomatic community on flood situation


Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, together with the Minister of Disaster Management Anura Priyadharshana Yapa and the Minister of Health & Indigenous Medicine Dr.

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Representations on Constitutional Reforms - Deadline extended


The Steering Committee of the Constitutional Assembly which met yesterday in Parliament, decided to extend the deadline for receiving written representations up to May 31.

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US offers immediate assistance for disaster relief


To meet the urgent needs of victims of the ongoing landslides and flooding in various parts of Sri Lanka, the United States (US) Government has provided 7.

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Aerial view of flood devastation


With lives claimed in the flash floods and landslides hundred of thousands have been displaced.

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