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Sri Lanka creates special courts for Rajapakse-era graft

Sri Lanka’s parliament Wednesday voted to set up special courts to try multi-billion dollar graft cases under former president Mahinda Rajapakse.

Sri Lanka president urges end to power struggle

Sri Lanka’s president Tuesday appealed to his prime minister to end a bitter power struggle and said the coalition government had

Sri Lanka imposes liquor, meat ban for Buddhist festival


Sri Lanka on Thursday banned the sale of meat and liquor and ordered casinos to close on the Buddha’s birthday

Sri Lanka risks censure as president falters on war legacy

Colombo (AFP) – President Maithripala Sirisena came to power in Sri Lanka promising justice for war crimes, breaking from