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    Arrest of Sri Lanka’s top military officer ordered

    Colombo Fort magistrate Lanka Jayaratne directed police to detain Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, Chief of the Defence Staff, for allegedly helping the main person accused in the killings escape prosecution.

    South Asia
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    Sri Lanka’s police, politicians accused of joining anti-Muslim riots

    Police and politicians backed by the country’s former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa joined anti-Muslim riots that rocked Sri Lanka’s Kandy district this month, according to.

    South Asia
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    Resurging Sinhala Buddhist Ethno Nationalism and Shrinking Space for Muslims in Sri Lanka

    The systematic ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya population in Myanmar, the periodic attacks on Hindu minorities in Bangladesh, recent but constant attacks on Muslim minorities

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    Violence continues in Sri Lanka despite emergency decree

    A shop and a mosque in central Sri Lanka have been attacked as communal violence continues in the South Asian island nation despite the declaration of a state of emergency over anti-Muslim riots.

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    Sri Lanka declares emergency after anti-Muslim riots

    Sri Lanka has declared a state of emergency for 10 days to rein in the spread of communal violence, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after Buddhists and Muslims clashed in the.

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    India, Pak, Lanka authors pen stories of love across cultures

    Top writers from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have come together with a bunch of stories that celebrate love across cultures and love that defies barriers and threats.

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    Pak beats Sri Lanka by nine-wickets in final ODI

    Pakistan comfortably won the fifth ODI against Sri Lanka by nine wickets, completing a 5-0 whitewash in Sharjah on Monday and marking their ninth consecutive victory in the format.

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    Death toll from South Asia flooding tops 1,000

    The death toll from floods sweeping South Asia has climbed above 1,000, officials said on Thursday, as rescue teams try to reach millions stranded by the region’s worst monsoon disaster in recent years.

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    Sri Lanka team to tour Pakistan in September in first visit since 2009 attack

    Sri Lanka's cricket board has approved a tour to Pakistan, eight years after a deadly militant attack on the team brought top international games in the country to a standstill, officials said on Monday.

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    Sri Lanka Cabinet approves long-delayed port deal with China

    Sri Lanka’s cabinet cleared a revised agreement for its Chinese-built southern port of Hambantota on Tuesday, the government said, after terms of the first pact sparked widespread anger in the island nation.

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    India to attend Islamabad conference

    A senior official of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Pakistan has confirmed to The Express Tribune that a delegation from India was participating in the three-day conference.

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