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Kazakhstan has provided humanitarian aid to Sri Lanka to help the country’s detonating economy.
Sri Lankan authorities barred the Australian owner of one of the world's most exclusive hotels from returning to his adopted homeland Tuesday for flying the national flag upside down, officials said.
Fiji's foreign minister has labelled the Commonwealth "irrelevant" and said the Pacific nation is in no hurry to rejoin the international organisation that suspended it four years ago.
Britain's David Cameron put Sri Lanka on notice Saturday to address allegations of war crimes within months or else he would lead a push for action at the UN.
A Commonwealth summit meant to showcase post-war Sri Lanka was to begin in Colombo Friday but faced being upstaged by an historic visit to its northern killing fields by Britain's David Cameron.
Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper has threatened to withdraw funding for the Commonwealth in an escalating row over rights abuses by Sri Lanka ahead of a summit next month.
Sri Lanka's economy grew 6.8 percent in the second quarter, up from 6.0 percent last year thanks to foreign cash inflows which helped a recovery.
A Sri Lankan man suffered a fatal heart attack after being presented with a shocking electricity bill.
A Sri Lankan monk was fighting for his life Saturday, a day after setting himself on fire to protest the slaughter of cattle.
Sri Lanka's central bank Friday cut benchmark lending rates by 50 basis points, saying the move was to designed to encourage growth amid sluggish economic activity this year.
Eight best Asian water polo teams took part in the Water Polo Championship that was held in Kuwait.
Australia has vowed not to boycott the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka over allegations of human rights violations, despite mounting calls not to attend.
Sri Lanka's president on Tuesday appointed the government's senior legal adviser as a replacement for the impeached chief justice, despite protests by lawyers and a chorus of international criticism.
International criticism mounted Saturday over a move to impeach Sri Lanka's chief justice, with Britain demanding protection for the incumbent and the beleaguered legal profession in the former colony.
Sri Lanka has defended China's increased naval presence in the Indian Ocean and rejected claims that it is a threat to regional power India.
He assured that his country’s government guarantees protection of any Kazakhstan’s investments.
Kazakhstan Prime-Minister talked about cooperation opportunities of the two countries at Kazakhstan-Sri Lankan business forum in Astana.
Nursultan Nazarbayev met with President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa in Astana.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev voiced the invitation during his meeting with President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Kazakhstan-Sri Lankan business forum will be held in Astana on November 20.
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