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Sri Lanka releases 46 Indian fishermen
Zee News, 25 June 2014
New Delhi: Sri Lanka has released 46 Indian fishermen and modalities to bring them back are being worked out, government said today. "Forty six Indian fishermen have been released. We are working out the modalities of bringing them back, be rest...

Sushma Swaraj to meet Bangladesh opposition leader
IBN, 25 June 2014
Dhaka: India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will meet opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief Khaleda Zia on Friday.The BNP chairperson's press secretary Maruf Kamal Khan announced this at a press conference on Tuesday...

Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa arrives in Maldives
Haveeru Online, 25 June 2014
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has arrived in Maldives on Wednesday.President Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa were greeted on arrival at the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport by President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom and First...

Sri Lankan President to travel to Maldives and Seychelles on official visit
Colombo Page, 24 June 2014
June 24, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is scheduled to travel on official visits to Maldives and Seychelles, the President's Media Unit said.The exact dates of the President's tours to the two countries have not been finalized...

Neighboring countries urged not to stir tensions
Chinadaily, 23 June 2014
Amid escalating tensions in the South and East China seas, a senior Chinese military officer told smaller countries - emboldened by backing from other major world powers - not to stir up trouble.

China to implement Silk Road plans with all parties
Chinadaily, 22 June 2014
Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi said on Saturday that China will carry forward the spirit of the ancient Silk Road, and work actively to build the Silk Road economic belt and the 21st century Maritime Silk Road. 

Britain asks Sri Lanka to cooperate with the UN mandated international investigation
Colombo Page, 21 June 2014
June 21, Colombo: Britain has called on Sri Lanka to cooperate with the international investigation mandated by the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva in March, and to fully implement the specific recommendations in the Lessons Learned and Reconciliation...

Sri Lanka detains seven Indian fishermen
Zee News, 20 June 2014
Colombo: Seven more Indian fishermen were arrested on Friday for poaching in Sri Lankan waters, the Navy said. The latest arrests takes to 53 the total number of Indian fishermen taken into custody in Sri Lanka this week, Xinhua reported. The Sri Lanka...

UN refugee agency commends progress of Sri Lanka
Business Standard, 20 June 2014
UN's top refugee agency today commended the progress made by Sri Lanka in reintegrating over five lakh internally displaced persons since the end of the civil conflict with the LTTE in 2009. The Sri Lankan government has made great strides in reintegrating...


Eurasia Review, 20 June 2014
Building bridges with China is one of the major foreign policy priorities of Bangladesh. This was reaffirmed with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to China early this month. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited China from June 6...

Nepal a priority in India's foreign policy: Vijay
Business Standard, 20 June 2014
Praising Nepal's effort in curbing circulation of fake Indian currencies, BJP leader Tarun Vijay Friday said the neighbouring country would get priority in the NDA government's foreign policy."Being an important strategic partner of India,...

Tamil Nadu CM wants to retrieve Katchatheevu from Sri Lanka to restore fishermen's traditional right
Colombo Page, 19 June 2014
June 19, Chennai: Following the arrest of 46 Tamil Nadu fishermen by Sri Lanka Navy yesterday for poaching in Sri Lankan waters, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Thursday (June 19) wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to take immediate...

Tamil Nadu CM wants to retrieve Katchatheevu from Sri Lanka to restore fishermen's traditional right
Colombo Page, 19 June 2014
June 19, Chennai: Following the arrest of 46 Tamil Nadu fishermen by Sri Lanka Navy yesterday for poaching in Sri Lankan waters, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Thursday (June 19) wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to take immediate...

Bangladesh-born American held in Texas for terror link
Daily Star, 19 June 2014
Two Texas men, including a Bangladesh-born US citizen, have been arrested on charges of supporting terrorism, reports USA Today.Rahatul Ashikim Khan of Round Rock and Michael Todd Wolfe of Austin, both 23, face up to 15 years in federal prison if convicted...

Sri Lanka has become more peaceful, ranks 105 in Global Peace Index out of 162 countries
Colombo Page, 19 June 2014
June 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka has become more peaceful and ranked better in this year's Global Peace Index that was released yesterday.Sri Lanka ranks at 105th place in this year's Global Peace Index (GPI) which ranked 162 nations according to...

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