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Thursday December 2nd, 2021

EU looks to better relations with new Sri Lanka president

The European Union welcoming newly elected President Maithripala Sirisena said it was looking forward to improve relatio...

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Sri Lanka swears in new president - in pictures

Sri Lanka's newly elected leader Maithripala Sirisena was sworn in Friday at Colombo's independence square.

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Obama welcomes new Sri Lanka president, lauds Rajapaksa for graceful exit

US President Barrack Obama said he looked forward to better relations with Sri Lanka following the election of a new lea...

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Sri Lanka's new leader urged by Japan to promote national reconciliation.

EconomyNext - Japan, a major investor and aid giver to Sri Lanka, has called on the island's new President Maithripala S...

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Sri Lanka's poll proves 'democracy' credentials, says new premier

EconomyNext - Sri Lanka's newly appointed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the island has proved its credentials...

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Sri Lanka Tamils celebrate toppling 'known devil'

JAFFNA, Sri Lanka, Jan 9, 2015 (AFP) - Sri Lanka's Tamils on Friday celebrated their key role in ousting Mahinda Rajapak...

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Sirisena: Dark horse who unseated Sri Lanka strongman

COLOMBO, Jan 9, 2015 (AFP) - Sri Lanka's president-elect Maithripala Sirisena won huge popular support for his pledge to...

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S&P raises concerns over spending plans of new Sri Lanka President

The election of a new president in Sri Lanka who is backed by parties with diverse economic policies with promises ofhig...

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Sri Lanka Central Bank Governor resigns to give 'free hand to new president'

Sri Lanka's Central Bank Governor Nivard Cabraal resigned Friday after a new president was elected.

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Sri Lanka stocks rally 1.4-pct on opposition presidential poll win

(EconomyNext) - Investors in Sri Lanka's stock market upbeat over the opposition win at the presidential polls sent the ...

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Sri Lanka Central Bank Governor Nivard Cabraal resigns

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Sri Lanka's new president urges calm after polls victory

EconomyNext - Sri Lanka's newly elected president Maithripala Sirisena Friday appealed for calm after he was formally de...

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Sri Lanka HNB General Insurance gets 'A(lka)' Fitch rating

EconomyNext - Fitch Ratings Lanka has affirmed HNB Assurance's rating at 'A(lka)' and assigned HNBA's subsidiary HNB Gen...

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Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa commended by US for peaceful transfer of power

EconomyNext - US Secretary of State John Kerry has commended Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa for accepting defeat ...

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Sri Lanka's new president to be sworn in by evening

EconomyNext - Sri Lanka's newly elected president Maithripala Sirisena is to be sworn in Friday evening, opposition lead...

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Sri Lanka's newly elected president congratulated by India's Modi

EconomyNext - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday called Sri Lanka's newly elected president Maithripala Sirisena...

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Sri Lanka stocks surge at opening after opposition polls win

(EconomyNext) - Sri Lankan stocks surged higher Friday in what analysts said was euphoria over the resounding win at pre...

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Sri Lanka opposition guarantees safety of Rajapaksa family: Harsha de Silva

Sri Lankas's opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe has met President Mahinda Rajapsksa and guaranteed his securty and t...

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Sri Lanka president concedes defeat

Sri Lanka president concedes defeat

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Sri Lanka opposition takes early lead in presidential race

Sri Lanka's joint opposition candidate took an early lead in a presidential polls with about 6 percent of the votes coun...

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