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Australia

Boat carrying Sri Lankan asylum seekers arrives on Cocos Islands in Australian territory, locals say - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says $1.4 billion Chinese port project in Colombo 'not a threat to anyone' - AFP

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Sri Lanka

Cash-strapped Sri Lanka seeks to restructure $8 billion Chinese debt - AFP

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Sri Lanka

6 Sri Lankans banned from leaving country after allegedly stealing $101 million in Bangladesh bank hack - AP

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ICC World Twenty20

Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga ruled out of cricket's World T20 with knee injury, team says - Reuters

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Sri Lanka

Chinese company to resume construction of $1.5 billion port city project in Sri Lanka - AP

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Sri Lanka

Lasith Malinga steps down as Sri Lanka cricket captain ahead of World Twenty20 championship, board secretary says - Reuters

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Bangladesh

Bangladesh beats Sri Lanka by 23 runs in Asia Cup - AFP

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Sri Lanka

3 Indian fishermen apprehended by Sri Lankan Navy near Palk Strait - Times of India

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena pardons militant accused of conspiring to kill him in 2005 - @DailyStarLeb

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Saudi Arabia

Maid's stoning death sentence commuted by Saudis, says Sri Lanka - @AFP

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Sri Lanka

U.S. lauds Sri Lanka government on post-war Tamil reconciliation

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floods

Over 70 people killed by flooding in south India and Sri Lanka, according to officials and media reports - @TR_Foundation

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka releases 126 Indian fishermen arrested by Navy for allegedly poaching into country's waters - @htTweets

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Maldives political crisis

Investigation reveals Sri Lankan citizen was paid to assassinate Maldives President Abdulla Yameen; suspect under custody - @MDVForeign

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka to sell benchmark size 10-year sovereign bond with initial price guidance of 7%, market sources told @Reuters

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India

34 Indian fishermen detained, 7 boats seized by Sri Lankan Navy near Rameshwaram, India, coast for allegedly violating territorial waters - @ANI_news

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Sri Lanka

Red Cross says no evidence of sex for aid in post-war Sri Lanka

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India

Sri Lankan Navy seizes 4 boats, arrests 26 Indian fishermen, circumstances unclear - @ibnlive

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India

7 fishermen from Nagapattinam, India, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy, boat confiscated; circumstances unknown - @ibnlive

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