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NASA chief: Time to clean up all that space junk

NASA chief: Time to clean up all that space junk

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden warns that too little is being done to remove debris from space, an issue that has drawn plenty of attention this week after an unknown object made a fiery entry into Earths atmosphere. MORE...

November 15, 2015  01:47 pm|

Former govt spent $6.5m to influence US

Former govt spent $6.5m to influence US

The former Sri Lankan government allegedly paid around US$6.5 million to a private equity fund manager over a five-month period in 2014 for consulting services which included influencing the U.S. government, according to documents obtained by Foreign Policy Magazine. MORE..

August 29, 2015  03:59 pm|

US backs Sri Lankas domestic probe

US backs Sri Lankas domestic probe

The United States said Wednesday that it wants to sponsor a resolution at next months U.N. human rights session that is supportive of Sri Lankas government, which wants to conduct its own investigation into alleged war crimes. MORE..

August 26, 2015  02:31 pm|

US-SL to lift bilateral ties to new height

 US-SL to lift bilateral ties to new height

The United States has assured its fullest support to Sri Lankas economic development and reconciliation while emphasizing that Washington wishes to take bilateral relations with the island nation to a new height. MORE..

August 22, 2015  12:15 am|

Wigneswaran wants Sirisena to undertake meaningful reforms

Wigneswaran wants Sirisena to undertake meaningful reforms

The US and the international community can play a large role in supporting the Sri Lankas economic development and accountability and reconciliation processes, as the country tries to move beyond its corrupt and troubled past, says Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran. MORE..

July 9, 2015  11:40 am|

US welcomes release of Balendra Jeyakumari

US welcomes release of Balendra Jeyakumari

The U.S. has welcomed the release by Sri Lankas new government of a rights activist arrested a year ago for demanding information about people who went missing during the countrys decades-long civil war. MORE..

March 13, 2015  11:26 am|

New Govt ends US lobbying contracts

New Govt ends US lobbying contracts

In a sign of improving relations with the U.S., Sri Lanka has terminated lobbying contracts worth tens of thousands of dollars a month that the previous government had signed to help it win friends in Washington amid war crimes allegations, the nations ambassador says. MORE..

February 21, 2015  10:36 am|

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