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Vesak festival in Sri Lanka

Owing to heavy rainfall and devastating floods across Sri Lanka, the streets of the capital Colombo are less crowded for this year’s celebration of the Buddhist festival…

Owing to heavy rainfall and devastating floods across Sri Lanka, the streets of the capital Colombo are less crowded for this year’s celebration of the Buddhist festival…

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Landslide aftermath in Sri Lanka

Rescue teams were sent to the area of Aranayaka, 100 km northeast of the capital Colombo, where over 100 people are missing after two landslides, caused by torrential…

Rescue teams were sent to the area of Aranayaka, 100 km northeast of the capital Colombo, where over 100 people are missing after two landslides, caused by torrential…

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Deadly landslides in Sri Lanka claim scores of victims

200 families feared buried in landslides 230,000 people forced from homes Rescue efforts hampered by powercuts At least 200 families are feared buried beneath massive landslides in central Sri…

200 families feared buried in landslides 230,000 people forced from homes Rescue efforts hampered by powercuts At least 200 families are feared buried beneath massive landslides in central Sri…

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Windies win World Twenty20 double as men and women triumph

The West Indies are celebrating winning cricket’s World Twenty20 title for the second successive time after beating England in a breath-taking final

The West Indies are celebrating winning cricket’s World Twenty20 title for the second successive time after beating England in a breath-taking final

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Sri Lanka: "Not just the beach or the elephant"

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to John A.E. Amaratunga, Sri Lanka Minister of Tourism, about how Sri Lanka tries to unfold its full potential as a

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to John A.E. Amaratunga, Sri Lanka Minister of Tourism, about how Sri Lanka tries to unfold its full potential as a

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Sri Lanka: Let’s play Tuk Tuk Polo!

First there was Horse Polo, then Bike Polo and in more recent times Elephant and Segway polo. But now a new form of polo has emerged – Tuk Tuk Polo

First there was Horse Polo, then Bike Polo and in more recent times Elephant and Segway polo. But now a new form of polo has emerged – Tuk Tuk Polo

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Indian Ocean tsunami victims remembered 11 years on

It has been eleven years since a massive earthquake under the Indian Ocean off Sumatra triggered tsunamis that killed tens of thousands in Sri Lanka

It has been eleven years since a massive earthquake under the Indian Ocean off Sumatra triggered tsunamis that killed tens of thousands in Sri Lanka

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Ruling party wins Sri Lankan election

Sri Lanka’s ruling United National Party has won the most seats in the country’s parliamentary elections. The UNP picked up one hundred and six out

Sri Lanka’s ruling United National Party has won the most seats in the country’s parliamentary elections. The UNP picked up one hundred and six out

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Sri Lanka's voters invited to turn page on fractious past

Sri Lanka’s parliamentary elections could see the return to the political centre stage of its former strongman president Mahinda Rajapaksa. In

Sri Lanka’s parliamentary elections could see the return to the political centre stage of its former strongman president Mahinda Rajapaksa. In

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Ex-president seeks comeback in Sri Lankan general election

Sri Lankans have gone to the polls to elect a new parliament in a vote dominated by the possible comeback of the country’s former president. Mahinda

Sri Lankans have gone to the polls to elect a new parliament in a vote dominated by the possible comeback of the country’s former president. Mahinda