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Stories with place: Sri Lanka
  • Maldives police break up opposition protest for a 2nd day story has photos
    Updated: Nov-28-15 10:55 am

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Police in the Maldives dispersed opposition protesters for a second straight day Saturday, using tear gas and pepper spray and arresting more than a dozen demonstrators demanding the release of a former president and other jailed political leaders.

  • Pakistan cricket receives govt approval to play India in SL 
    Updated: Nov-27-15 5:26 am

    ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Cricket Board says it has received approval from the government to play India in Sri Lanka in a limited-overs series next month.

  • UN team identifies detention center at Sri Lankan navy base story has photos
    Updated: Nov-18-15 7:01 pm

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A U.N. team says it found a secret underground detention center at a Sri Lankan navy base where many post-civil war detainees were believed to have been interrogated and tortured. The navy, however, denied there was any such center at the base.

  • Maldives says state of emergency may be lifted early 
    Updated: Nov-09-15 7:38 am

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The foreign minister of the Maldives said Monday that a monthlong state of emergency declared by the president last week may be lifted early.

  • FBI: No evidence bomb caused blast on Maldives leader's boat 
    Updated: Nov-01-15 3:46 am

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - There is no evidence that last month's explosion aboard the Maldivian president's boat was caused by a bomb, the FBI said, contradicting government allegations that have led to the arrest of the country's vice president and deepened the turmoil in the Indian Ocean archipelago.