SRI LANKA

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UK police probe mercenaries from Sri Lanka’s civil war

London police said on Monday (30) they have launched an investigation into alleged war crimes by British mercenaries who trained a security force accused...

Sri Lanka indicts skipper of fire-stricken oil tanker; slaps $108,000 penalty

SRI LANKA on Thursday(8) indicted the Greek skipper of a fire-damaged supertanker for causing an oil spill and failing to report the environmental damage...

Sri Lanka to oil tanker owners: Pay $2m bill and leave

SRI LANKA has demanded the Panamanian-registered oil tanker stricken off its coast to pay $2 million fire-fighting bill. Officials have said that they will not...

Sri Lanka looking forward to $1bn currency swap with India to boost foreign reserves...

Sri Lanka is looking forward to a $1 billion currency swap with India to boost its foreign reserves and attract more investment into the island...

Three arrested in Sri Lanka for killing leopard for asthma cure

SRI LANKAN police arrested three people suspected of trapping and killing an endangered leopard and trying to sell its meat as a cure for...

India, Sri Lanka pledges to deepen defence and trade ties

INDIA AND SRI LANKA have agreed to deepen their overall defence and trade ties as well as expansion of existing cooperation in several key...

Sri Lanka says ‘no’ to Japan rail project signed by the previous government

SRI LANKA on Thursday(24) scrapped a Japanese-funded light rail project in the capital signed by the previous government. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has ordered the termination...

Stricken tanker’s captain to face charges in Sri Lanka

A Sri Lankan Navy boat sprays water on the New Diamond, a very large crude carrier (VLCC) chartered by Indian Oil Corp (IOC), that...

Sri Lanka navy plugs fuel leak on fire-stricken tanker

A Sri Lankan Navy boat sprays water on the New Diamond, a very large crude carrier (VLCC) chartered by Indian Oil Corp (IOC), that...

Sri Lanka says has ‘better control’ over new fire in oil tanker

SRI LANKA has “better control” over a fresh fire on a loaded supertanker off the island nation and is looking for any signs of...