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    Indonesia lets aid groups assist stranded Sri Lankan Tamil refugees

    Indonesia lets aid groups assist stranded Sri Lankan Tamil refugees

    Indonesia has allowed international humanitarian organisations to assist Sri Lankan Tamil refugees stranded in Aceh after bad weather foiled much-criticised plans to tow the group’s boat back into international waters.…

    Women take charge as populist surge sweeps Italy

    Women take charge as populist surge sweeps Italy

    Virginia Raggi was elected Sunday as Rome’s first female mayor in a triumph for the populist Five Star Movement (M5S) that represents a stinging setback for Italian Prime Minister Matteo…

    Savant’s statues to be shipped to Sri Lanka

    Savant’s statues to be shipped to Sri Lanka

    There is a memorable gift for the fellow Tamils of Sri Lanka from a city Tamil sangam.  Sixteen impressive statues of the Tamil savant Thiruvalluvar, made in Chennai, will be…

    Indonesia to take asylum seekers back to sea

    Indonesia to take asylum seekers back to sea

    A boatload of Sri Lankans has spent a night ashore in a tent in Indonesia as authorities wait for the weather to improve before “escorting” the 44 back out to…

    Flow of investments from Oman to Sri Lanka on the upswing

    Flow of investments from Oman to Sri Lanka on the upswing

    A large number of Omanis are turning to Sri Lanka to invest in property, infrastructure development and the farming sector, officials said. Speaking to Times of Oman, Anselm Perera, CEO…

    Indonesia lets migrants come ashore

    Indonesia lets migrants come ashore

    Dozens of Sri Lankan migrants stranded on a boat off Indonesia were finally allowed to come ashore on Saturday, easing a tense stand-off with local authorities that drew international condemnation.…

    Sri Lanka port city becomes financial city, new deal by August: PM

    Sri Lanka port city becomes financial city, new deal by August: PM

    Sri Lanka’s port city construction will be converted to a financial city with a new agreement which is expected to be signed by August with the China Harbour Engineering Company,…

    Colombo’s reconciliation steps get French support

    Colombo’s reconciliation steps get French support

    France strongly backs the present Sri Lankan government’s approach in the areas of reconciliation, good governance and human rights, said French Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives Jean Marin Schuh.…

    Govt to establish maritime policy in July

    Govt to establish maritime policy in July

    Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung has said the government is set to establish a maritime policy as a reference for Indonesia’s maritime development. The policy is targeted to be completed in…

    Sri Lanka ‘very concerned’ about the probable impact of a British exit from the EU

    Sri Lanka ‘very concerned’ about the probable impact of a British exit from the EU

    ( By Ranil Wickremesinghe – Prime Minister ) As a politician who was first elected to Government in 1977, I have closely observed key political developments in the global landscape over…

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