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  • Sri Lanka drop Chandimal and Mendis for Pakistan series

    COLOMBO (Reuters) - Wicketkeeper Dinesh Chandimal and spinner Ajantha Mendis were left out of the Sri Lanka squad of 15 named for the two-test series against Pakistan starting at Galle next week.
  • Sri Lanka victory push held up by rain in Colombo

    COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's hopes of securing a series-levelling victory over South Africa were thwarted by two rain delays on the fifth morning of the second test that restricted play to just 30 minutes on Monday. In between the showers, South...

    Sri Lankan hardline Buddhist links Dalai Lama to Muslim extremism

    COLOMBO (Reuters) - A hardline Sri Lankan Buddhist monk leading an anti-Muslim campaign accused the Dalai Lama on Tuesday of being influenced by Islamist extremists and said the Tibetan could not be accepted as a world Buddhist leader. Galagoda Aththe...

    Sri Lanka court sentences four for murder of Briton, rape of fiancée

    COLOMBO (Reuters) - A Sri Lankan court convicted on Friday four men, including a ruling party town council member, of the murder of a British aid worker and the rape of his Russian fiancée and sentenced them to jail with hard labor for 20 years. Khuram...

    Australia asylum policy decried amid suicide reports, repatriations

    Australia asylum policy decried amid suicide reports, repatriations
    Australia's controversial asylum policies have come under renewed fire after reports this week that about a dozen mothers at a Christmas Island detention camp attempted suicide in desperate bids to get their children refugee status and shelter on the...