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Protestors set up blocks on way to airport to prevent Rajapaksa loyalists fleeing

Anti-government protesters in Sri Lanka on Tuesday set up a checkpoint on the road leading to the Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo to prevent the Rajapaksa family loyalists from......

What Awaits Rajapaksas After Monday's Mayhem?

Gota has to decide if he could order elder brother Mahinda's arrest as the agent provocateur of Monday's violence.Then he has to prepare for an interim government, in which no one would now want to......

Protests at Lankan naval base housing ex-PM Mahinda

A protest began in front of Sri Lanka's Trincomalee naval base on Tuesday after reports emerged that former prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and some of his family members were there after leaving......

Mahinda faces calls for arrest as 8 killed in violence

Sri Lanka's former prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is facing calls for his arrest from Opposition politicians for inciting violence against peaceful anti-government protesters that claimed at......

The Rajapaksas You Did Not Know

From Sri Lanka's most popular political family to its most despised -- going by the voices on the streets calling for the Rajapaksas' ouster what went wrong for the powerful clan? Veteran Sri Lanka......

Trouble brewing for India's GIFT City

At the end of October, Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena handed over the deeds for the transfer of 116 hectares in Colombo Port City to China Harbour Engineering Company on a 99-year lease......

Beware of Chinese bearing gifts

'Either China is building regional transport infrastructure long before it needs it, or this is in a chain of Chinese investments with more strategic than economic intent,' says T N Ninan. So, Xi......

Adani to help Modi fulfill India's port dreams

Modi government expects cargo traffic at its ports to jump by two-thirds by 2021 as India ramps up exports of goods including cars and other machinery. IMAGE: Govt to grant Gautam Adani $240......

Pak PM Imran Khan to attend Beijing Winter Olympics opening

IMAGE: Pakistan PM Imran Khan's visit to Beijing 'will reinforce the all-weather strategic cooperative partnership between our two countries, and further advance the objective of building a closer......

Afghanistan Cricket Board gets new chairman post-Taliban takeover

IMAGE: Taliban members met ACB officials on Sunday after which Azizullah Fazli, 2nd right, returned to the post he had vacated after Afghanistan came last in the 2019 World Cup in England.......

Afghanistan's series against Pakistan in SL on schedule

IMAGE: The Afghanistan cricket team is scheduled to play a three-match ODI series against Pakistan in Colombo next month. Photograph: Louis Botha/Gallo Images The Afghanistan cricket team might......

Taliban loves cricket: Afghanistan Board CEO

Afghanistan will play T20 World Cup, says media manager. IMAGE: 'We are looking for a venue for the tri-series involving Australia and West Indies and that will be the best preparation for the T20......

England squad barring Moeen test negative for COVID

IMAGE: England's training session on Wednesday will be their first since arriving in Sri Lanka. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images All members of England's travelling squad barring......

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