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  1. 1. news | 23 Feb 2015

    Sri Lanka: Australia made asylum deal

    By Reuters

    » SYDNEY — The Australian government agreed not to criticise Sri Lanka's alleged human-rights abuses in order to secure cooperation on stopping asylum-seeker boats headed to Australia, Sri Lanka's new prime minis...

  2. 2. news | 12 Jan 2015

    Church in Sri Lanka's warzone awaits first papal visit

    By AFP

    » MADHU (SRI LANKA) - A small church nestled in the Sri Lankan jungle, seen as a beacon of harmony in a country with a dark history of conflict, is preparing for a visit from Pope Francis who will bring his own message of ...

  3. 3. news | 01 Mar 2015

    Root's ton lifts England to 309-6 against Sri Lanka at World Cup

    By AFP

    » WELLINGTON - Joe Root's century helped England set Sri Lanka an imposing target of 310 in their World Cup Pool A match at Wellington's Westpac Stadium on Sunday.

  4. 4. news | 26 Feb 2015

    Sri Lanka bat against Bangladesh

    By AFP

    » MELBOURNE - Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bat in the World Cup Pool A match against Bangladesh at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday.

  5. 5. news | 25 Feb 2015

    Sri Lanka seek World Cup lift

    By AFP

    » MELBOURNE - Perennial contenders Sri Lanka will fear their own inconsistent form more than their opponents when they meet Bangladesh in the World Cup at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday.

  6. 6. news | 23 Feb 2015

    Canberra silent on Sri Lanka abuses in 'boat people' deal: report

    By AFP

    » SYDNEY - Australia stayed silent about human rights abuses in Sri Lanka in exchange for its cooperation in cracking down on people-smuggling, Colombo's new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in an interview pu...

  7. 7. news | 22 Feb 2015

    India set South Africa 308 to win, Sri Lanka survive Afghanistan scare

    By AFP

    » SYDNEY - Shikhar Dhawan smashed a career-best 137 as defending champions India made 307 for seven against South Africa in front of 80,000 fans in a Melbourne Cricket Ground World Cup blockbuster as Sri Lanka survived a s...

  8. 8. news | 22 Feb 2015

    Jayawardene ton saves face for Sri Lanka

    By AFP

    » DUNEDIN (NEW ZEALAND) - Mahela Jayawardene's century rescued Sri Lanka from a batting meltdown as they beat Afghanistan by four wickets in their World Cup match in Dunedin on Sunday.

  9. 9. news | 22 Feb 2015

    Sri Lanka to bowl first against Afghanistan

    By AFP

    » DUNEDIN (NEW ZEALAND) - Sri Lanka won the toss and put Afghanistan in to bat in their World Cup Pool A match at University Oval in Dunedin on Sunday.

  10. 10. news | 21 Feb 2015

    Sri Lanka to discuss new war crimes probe with UN

    By AFP

    » COLOMBO - Sri Lanka's newly-elected government will next month look to win United Nations backing for a domestic probe into alleged war crimes under former leader Mahinda Rajapakse, an official said Saturday.

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