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Biden takes aim at Trump in 2020, President responds

Colombo, April 26 -- Former US Vice President Joe Biden, in an online video Thursday, officially declared his candidacy for president in 2020, capping off weeks of intrigue and media speculation. He ... Read More


Pak HC condoles with Opposition Leader

Colombo, April 26 -- High Commissioner of Pakistan, Maj. Gen. (R) Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat called on Opposition Leader of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa on 24th April 2019 to express deep grief and sorro... Read More


Rishad slams careless 'Jihadi' gossip

Colombo, April 25 -- False accusations for cheap political mileage hurled at a time of crisis only deepens Sri Lanka's predicament. "I strongly condemn false accusations" slammed Sri Lanka's Minister ... Read More


Impact of Easter Sunday Bombing and ts aftermath - Mangala Samaraweera

Colombo, April 25 -- This is a time when our nation which was emerging from conflict and beginning to work together for a brighter and more prosperous future for all, has been shaken to its very core.... Read More


Islamic Extremism and Terrorist Cells

Colombo, April 24 -- In recent years following the end of the war in 2009, Islamic religious organizations like Thowheed Jamath - Wahhabist groups which preach religious extremism and intolerance - h... Read More


Pak PM offers Pakistan's assistance in counter-terrorism measures

Colombo, April 24 -- Prime Minister Imran Khan Wednesday telephoned his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe and reiterated Pakistan's offer of assistance to Sri Lanka towards counter terrorism... Read More


Real talk: Are we on track to end malaria?

Colombo, April 24 -- This year's World Malaria Day theme, "Zero Malaria Starts With Me" re-energizes the fight to eliminate malaria which, despite being preventable and treatable, still kills over hal... Read More


Shocked Hindus strongly condemn Sri Lanka massacre on Easter Sunday

Colombo, April 23 -- Hindus have strongly condemned massacre on Easter Sunday in various Sri Lanka churches and other places, killing worshippers and others; and expressed sympathy to victims. Hindu ... Read More


The Muslim World League condemns, denounces terrorist acts against Sri Lanka

Colombo, April 23 -- The Muslim World League expressed its condemnation and denunciation on the series of terrorist attacks on a number of sites in Sri Lanka, including some churches and hotels, killi... Read More


ACMC calls for restraint, unity to achieve reconciliation

Colombo, April 23 -- In the wake of the deadly Easter Sunday bomb attacks that claimed 290 lives across the country, All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) called Sri Lankans to move for collective actions... Read More