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Stories with place: Colombo
  • Image of Asia: Watering the garden in Sri Lanka 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 9:09 am

    In this photo by Eranga Jayawardena, a man waters his vegetable garden cultivated on the banks of the Kelani River in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Many Sri Lankans living in urban areas maintain kitchen gardens for their daily consumption.

  • Sri Lankan protest demands new probe of journalist's killing 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 8:41 am

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Hundreds of journalists and media rights activists protested on Friday to demand Sri Lanka's new government start a fresh investigation into the abduction and killing of a prominent ethnic Tamil journalist 11 years ago, during the country's civil war.

  • Global expert to leader UNL's Water for Food Institute 
    Updated: Apr-17-16 5:30 pm

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - An internationally known expert on water, food and environmental research will serve as the next leader of the University of Nebraska's Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute.

  • Sri Lankan protest Chinese funded port city project 
    Updated: Apr-04-16 12:01 pm

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Hundreds of people, including priests, environmental activists and fishermen, protested in Sri Lanka's capital on Monday, demanding the government halt a $1.5 billion Chinese-funded port city project.