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Sri Lanka has nothing to hide over rights: president

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Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse hit back angrily Thursday against allegations of war crimes which are set to overshadow this week's Commonwealth summit, saying he had "nothing to hide" from his critics. 

Sri Lankan President Mahindra Rajapakse speaks during a press conference in Colombo on November 14, 2013

Rajapakse, who will chair the three-day summit in Colombo, told reporters he was ready to confront the likes of Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron but would not be lectured to.

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