Sri Lanka's President Faces Tough Election
NEW DELHI—. Sri Lankan
President Mahinda Rajapaksa, seeking a third term in Thursday's elections, is facing an unexpected and powerful challenge from one of his former aides. When he called the election two years ahead of schedule, the island nation's ...
Malaria kills 1200 children a day: UNICEF
NEW YORK, 23 April 2015 – Ahead of World Malaria Day, UNICEF's 'Facts about Malaria and Children' shows the extensive impact of the disease on children and on pregnant women around the world. “With a 40 per cent reduction in child deaths from ...
Sri Lankan police arrest former president's brother
police arrest former president's brother EnlargeSri Lanka's
former Economic Affairs Minister Basil Rajapaksa waves to media from inside a police vehicle as he is taken to be produced before a judge in Colombo, Sri Lanka
, Wednesday, April 22, ...
Pope Begins Asia Tour
Pope Francis arrives Tuesday in Sri Lanka
where he brings a message of interfaith harmony to a country still recovering from civil war. He will be greeted by Sri Lanka's
new President Maithripala Sirisena, who won a surprise election victory last week ...
Here's How Cinnamon is Harvested in Indonesia
Most of so-called "true" cinnamon, or Ceylon cinnamon, comes from Cinnamomum verum trees grown in Sri Lanka
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shows cassia cinnamon, two thirds of which is grown in Indonesia. The rest comes from China, Vietnam and Burma, according to the ...
Modi's Sri Lanka visit seen as move to tame China influence
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India, Sri Lanka Sign Nuclear Deal, Vow Closer Ties
NEW DELHI—. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lanka's
newly elected president Maithripala Sirisena held wide-ranging talks in New Delhi on Monday, which culminated in the joint signing of an agreement on nuclear safety that calls for India ...