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Lankan kidnapped in Nigeria released

Lankan kidnapped in Nigeria released

The Sri Lankan engineer, D A Karunadasa, who was abducted in Nigeria for ransom, has been released by his abductors, Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith P Perera said. MORE...

May 28, 2015  09:48 am|

Sri Lankan van driver jailed for killing jogger

Sri Lankan van driver jailed for killing jogger

An extremely tired Sri Lankan van driver who hit and killed a jogger near Epsom after working a 12-hour night shift has been jailed for four years by a UK court. MORE..

May 23, 2015  05:02 pm|

Huge ransom demanded for kidnapped Sri Lankan

Huge ransom demanded for kidnapped Sri Lankan

Kidnappers have demanding a huge ransom for the release of a Sri Lankan national who was abducted during a brazen kidnapping operation at the boundary of Ondo and Kogi States, Nigerian media reported today. MORE..

May 21, 2015  09:53 am|

Sri Lankan arrested after undercover sting in Florida

Sri Lankan arrested after undercover sting in Florida

A 22-year-old Sri Lankan man is facing up to 15 years in prison if found guilty on charges of attempted lewd and lascivious battery and traveling to meet a minor for a sexual encounter in Florida, US. MORE..

May 16, 2015  02:36 pm|

Indian man kills Sri Lankan nurse in Kuwait

Indian man kills Sri Lankan nurse in Kuwait

An Indian man murdered a Sri Lankan nurse in Kuwait following a rift over a KD500 (Rs 220,860) debt, a newspaper in the oil-rich Gulf emirate reported. MORE..

May 12, 2015  03:52 pm|

Man convicted of stabbing Lankan shop worker

Man convicted of stabbing Lankan shop worker

A man has been convicted of wounding with intent after stabbing a Sri Lankan shop worker in the neck and causing him life-changing injuries in Buckinghamshire, England. MORE..

May 12, 2015  10:21 am|

UPDATE: Over 250 Sri Lankans evacuated in Qatar fire

UPDATE: Over 250 Sri Lankans evacuated in Qatar fire

Over 250 Sri Lankans evacuated unharmed after a fire broke out today in a dormitory in Qatar, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said. MORE..

May 9, 2015  03:42 pm|

Sri Lankan drug dealer arrested in Beijing with ice

Sri Lankan drug dealer arrested in Beijing with ice

A Sri Lankan national has been arrested by Chinese police officers for the possession of crystal methamphetamine, an illegal drug popularly known as ice, following a crackdown on drug dealers students of targeting international schools in Beijing. MORE..

May 9, 2015  12:35 pm|

Lankan accused in hit-and-run pleads guilty

Lankan accused in hit-and-run pleads guilty

A Sri Lankan man, who is in New Zealand on a work permit, has admitted he struck a woman while driving a rental car and talking on a mobile phone, then fled the scene. MORE..

May 8, 2015  10:55 am|

Sri Lankan jailed for reckless driving in Qatar

Sri Lankan jailed for reckless driving in Qatar

A Criminal Court in Doha has awarded a six-month jail sentence to a Sri Lankan expatriate motorist for his reckless driving, which caused the death of a GCC citizen and injury to some others, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported yesterday. MORE..

May 4, 2015  05:29 pm|

Sri Lankan gets death sentence for killing mistress

Sri Lankan gets death sentence for killing mistress

A Sri Lankan national, who murdered his mistress while his wife was abroad on holiday, has been sentenced to death in Bahrain. MORE..

May 1, 2015  12:33 pm|

Sri Lankan arrested in Pakistan

Sri Lankan arrested in Pakistan

With the Zarb-i-Azb operation underway in North Waziristan Agency, the Peshawar Police launched a massive search operation on Sunday, arresting more than 118 illegal residents, including a Sri Lankan national, from the posh Hayatabad Township bordering Khyber Agency. MORE..

April 18, 2015  12:16 pm|

54 Sri Lankans evacuated from Yemen

54 Sri Lankans evacuated from Yemen

The Government of Sri Lanka today said that at present 54 Sri Lankans have been evacuated from Yemen. MORE..

April 8, 2015  05:11 pm|

Eight Sri Lankan safely evacuated from Yemen

 Eight Sri Lankan safely evacuated from Yemen

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today announced that three Sri Lankans have already Yemen and that another five are currently on their way to Djibouti via sea. MORE..

April 3, 2015  02:59 pm|

China to help evacuate Sri Lankans in Yemen

China to help evacuate Sri Lankans in Yemen

China has agreed to assist in evacuating Sri Lankan nationals stranded in Yemen following a request made by the Government of Sri Lanka, Acting Chinese Ambassador Ren Faqiang said. MORE..

April 2, 2015  06:34 pm|

Govt to evacuate Sri Lankans in Yemen

Govt  to evacuate Sri Lankans in Yemen

The Government today said that it is making arrangements to evacuate all Sri Lankans in Yemen, considering the prevailing volatile situation in the Arab nation. MORE..

April 1, 2015  07:09 pm|

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