President Sirisena arrives in Nagoya for G7 Summit


President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Nagoya in Southern Japan to participate in the G 7 Outreach Summit in Ise-Shima, the government news portal reported.

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High Court stays Magistrate's decision to release elephants


The Colombo High Court  stayed the recent order by Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya to release 15 elephants on bonds.

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Minister Harin apologises for use of unparliamentary words


Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure Minister Harin Fernando yesterday apologized in Parliament for the use of certain un-parliamentary words during a heated exchange of words with members of the joint opposition group on   May 18.

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Anura Senanayake remanded till June 9


Former Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Anura Senanayake, who was in remand custody in connection with the murder of former rugby player Wasim Thajudeen, was remanded again till June 9 after being produced in court today.

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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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