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EU provides emergency relief to flood victims in Sri Lanka

Following the devastating floods and landslides which have struck Sri Lanka over the last weeks, the European Commission gave €160 000 (approximately LKR 29 million) in humanitarian funding to bring emergency assistance to the communities affected by the recent floods. Some 17,500 people in the seven most affected districts of …

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CID questions Ex – intelligence chief

Criminal Investigation Department (CID) yesterday questioned National Intelligence Chief retired DIG Sisira Mendis in connection with the assassination of the Sunday Leader editor Lasantha Wickrematunga in January 2009 and the abduction and assault on the Associate Editor of The Nation Keith Noyahr in May 2008.   A senior police officer …

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