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Sri Lankan President arrives in Bolivia to attend G77 summit
Colombo Page, 13 June 2014
June 13, Santa Cruz: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, Friday morning to attend the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Group of 77 and China (G77+China).The President was welcomed at the...

Sri Lanka Navy assists the repatriation of 46 Indian fishermen
Colombo Page, 13 June 2014
June 13, Thalaimannar: Sri Lanka Navy Wednesday escorted 46 Tamil Nadu fishermen, who were released from Sri Lankan custody recently, and handed them over to the Indian Coast Guard at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Thalaimannar. Naval...

Bangladesh, Burma reach agreement on border crisis
DVB, 13 June 2014
After two weeks of rising tensions on the Bangladesh-Burma border, the two sides reached an agreement in Naypyidaw on Wednesday over the ongoing border crisis.In a nine-point statement, the two countries agreed to share information regarding border...

India, Bhutan can forge trade ties during Narendra Modi visit: CII
Economic Times, 13 June 2014
NEW DELHI: Pointing out that Bhutan can be a land of big opportunities for Indian industry, CII today said the two neighbours can forge economic cooperation in areas like hydropower, tourism, education and agro processing during Prime Minister Narendra...

Suu Kyi lauds democratic exercise
Republica, 13 June 2014
KATHMANDU, June 13: Visiting Myanmar opposition leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi has expressed satisfaction over the phenomenal growth of media in Nepal over the years. During her meeting with Prime Minister Sushil Koirala at the latter´s official residence...

Sri Lankan President leaves for Bolivia to attend G77 Summit
Colombo Page, 12 June 2014
June 12, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa left for Bolivia this evening to attend the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Group of 77 and China. The Summit will take place on June 14 - 15 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra under the...

Chief of Staff of Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force calls on Sri Lankan President
Colombo Page, 12 June 2014
June 12, Colombo: Admiral Katsutosi Kawano, the chief of staff of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the President's House in Anuradhapura Thursday morning.The discussion centered mainly on enhanced cooperation...

OHCHR names UN team for investigating alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka
Colombo Page, 12 June 2014
June 12, Geneva: The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has appointed the team as mandated by the UN Human Right Council (UNHRC) to conduct a comprehensive investigation into the alleged war crimes committed by the security...

Sri Lanka releases 51 Indian fishermen
IBN, 12 June 2014
New Delhi: The Sri Lankan government has released 51 Indian fishermen and they were on their way back home.The fishermen were arrested for allegedly poaching in Sri Lankan waters.Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa had ordered the release of the...

China has no intention of seeking global dominance: envoy
Chinadaily, 12 June 2014
China does not intend to challenge any other nation or seek global dominance, and only aims to achieve its own revival, a Chinese diplomat in the United States said on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka President to attend G77+China summit in Bolivia this week-end
Asian Tribune, 11 June 2014
Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa will participate at the Group 77+ China summit by this weekend to be held in the atin American country of Bolivia.As Sri Lanka has no diplomatic representation in the Latin American Country, Sri Lanka’s Permanent...

Maldivian president cancels visit to Pakistan
Dawn, 11 June 2014
ISLAMABAD: The visit of Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen to Pakistan was cancelled at the eleventh hour for unknown reasons.However, it is believed that it happened due to the prevailing security situation, especially in light of the attack at Karachi...


Mizo News, 11 June 2014
New Delhi: Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani Wednesday said India was keen to collaborate with Bhutan on capacity building of teachers and educational institutions. She also highlighted the need to strengthen cooperation between the two...

China, second largest supplier to Sri Lanka'-Rishad Bathiyutheen
Colombo Page, 10 June 2014
June 10, Kunming: Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiyutheen addressing the 9th China-South Asia Business Forum in Kunming, Yunnan Province said China has become Sri Lanka's second largest supplier of goods and the forthcoming FTA with...

China, second largest supplier to Sri Lanka'-Rishad Bathiyutheen
Colombo Page, 10 June 2014
June 10, Kunming: Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiyutheen addressing the 9th China-South Asia Business Forum in Kunming, Yunnan Province said China has become Sri Lanka's second largest supplier of goods and the forthcoming FTA with...

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