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Sri Lankans demand justice for slain, abducted journalists

Freddie Gamage, an organiser of the vigil said that despite being in power for four years, the current government "has miserably failed to fulfil its promise to punish those responsible for attacks on journalists.''

Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister resigns over alleged scandal

"I am resigning not with any guilt but with pride," Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake said and dismissed allegations of corruption.


India, Sri Lanka to release detained fishermen, vessels starting Thursday

A six-member committee, comprising three Indian and Sri Lankan officials, has been constituted to resolve the problems.

Will seek international rights probe if Lanka fails: David Cameron

Cameron said no one wants to return to days of LTTE when they did "dreadful and brutal things".

David Cameron visits Jaffna,hears harrowing tales from Tamils

Cameron's visit came against the backdrop of alleged rights violations in the war against LTTE.

Don't turn Commonwealth into 'punitive' grouping: Rajapaksa

Rajapaksa said that Sri Lanka has nothing to answer for on human rights.


PM tells Lanka he won't come,Colombo says it 'understands'

The letter is in response to Rajapaksa's invitation to Singh,which was hand-delivered on August 19.

Lanka slams UK's Channel 4 war video on killing of lady with LTTE links

Sri Lanka dismissed the latest video documentary released by Britain's Channel 4 as "fake".

Sri Lanka: TNA to stay away from Commonwealth summit

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is yet to take a decision on whether to attend the summit.

Sri Lanka: Court orders release of 31 Indian fishermen detained by SL Navy

However,their boats will remain in custody to deter owners from sending them into disputed waters.