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  1. Morgan hails Eng openers after chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | The Indian Express

    The unbroken stand between Alex Hales and Jason Roy of 256 was England's highest ODI partnership for any wicket. England skipper Eoin Morgan has showered praise on his side's openers, describing their performance as 'absolutely remarkable' after the hosts thrashed Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the second one-day international at Edgbaston.

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  2. Latest swimwear designs by top int'l designers showcased in Sri LankaRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | Xinhuanet

    The two-day Swim Week Colombo 2017, which began on Friday, has showcased the latest swimwear collections of five celebrated international designers. This season's line-up of international designers includes those who are respected worldwide for design and quality, and have amassed celebrity following.

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  3. England vs Sri Lanka 2016, 3rd ODI at Bristol, Predictions and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | CricketCountry.com

    England vs Sri Lanka 2016, 3rd ODI at Bristol, Predictions and Preview: Eoin Morgan and Co. look to gain an unassailable lead Alex Hales and Jason Roy mauled Sri Lanka bowlers in the 2nd ODI to held England gain 1-0 lead.

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  4. Morgan hails England openers after `absolutely remarkable` chaseRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | Newkerala.com

    London, June.25 : England skipper Eoin Morgan has showered praise on his side's openers, describing their performance as 'absolutely remarkable' after the hosts thrashed Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the second one-day international at Edgbaston. Chasing a modest target of 255, England openers Jason Roy and Alex Hales were hardly bothered by Sri Lankan bowlers as the duo plundered runs and notched up their individual centuries to steer the hosts to victory in just 34.1 overs.

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  5. Jayalalithaa urges Narendra Modi to get fishermen released from Sri LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | India.com

    ... sea," she said in the letter. Pointing out that 24 fishermen and 93 fishing boats were already in the custody of Sri Lanka, Jayalalithaa said the strategy of not releasing the boats is causing "great frustration" among the fishermen in Tamil Nadu. ...

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  6. Brexit effect on international financial markets a key channel of...Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | Colombo Page

    June 25, Colombo: The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce says the effect of Britain's decision to leave the European Union on international financial markets would be a key channel of impact for Sri Lanka, as the external commercial borrowing environment becomes more volatile. The trade chamber in a release said the immediate volatility and uncertainty in currency and equity markets across Britain, Europe and Asia are at levels not seen since the 2008 financial crisis.

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  7. Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission welcomes President's directives on arrests under PTARead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | Colombo Page

    June 25, Colombo: The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka welcomed the Directives issued by President Maithripala Sirisena on the arrest and detention of persons under the Prevention of Terrorism Act and a state of emergency when in force. "The Directives would facilitate the Commission exercise its powers, functions and duties in this regard and would without doubt reinforce the protection afforded to persons subject to arrest and detention under extraordinary laws," HRCSL Chairperson Dr Deepika Udagama said in a statement.

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  8. England v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI: 5 things we learnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Yahoo!

    ... 108 runs between the 20th and 30th over. Ridiculous. He now has England's highest individual ODI score against Sri Lanka. Frenetic, domineering - devastating. The first ball of the innings cut into Roy, as Mathews gave Maharoof the chance to catch ...

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  9. Cricket: England thump Sri Lanka in record-breaking fashionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The New Zealand Herald

    Openers Alex Hales and Jason Roy put on an unbeaten and record-breaking 256-run partnership to take England to a thumping 10-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second one-day international on Friday. Both made centuries, with Hales 133 not out and Roy 112 not out as England stormed past Sri Lanka's 254-7 in 34.1 overs at Edgbaston.

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  10. Records tumble at Edgbaston as England romp to 10-wicket winRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Cricket World

    England 256-0 beat Sri Lanka 254-7 by 10 wickets Second One-Day International in Birmingham Scorecard Alex Hales and Jason Roy shared the highest partnership for any wicket by an England pair in One-Day Internationals as the home side wrapped up the Super Series victory against Sri Lanka with a convincing 10-wicket win in the second ODI in Birmingham. Hales and Roy added an unbeaten 256 for the opening wicket surpassing the previous record of 250 held by Andrew Strauss and Jonathan Trott, which was scored in 2010 against Bangladesh at the same venue.

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  11. Sri Lanka passes right to information billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Jurist

    [JURIST] The Parliament of Sri Lanka [official website] passed [press release] the "Right to Information" Bill [bill, PDF] Friday. The bill, introduced in March, was passed to encourage the public to combat corruption and hold its government ...

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  12. England vs Sri Lanka 2016, 3rd ODI at Bristol: ENG likely XIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | CricketCountry.com

    England will play against Sri Lanka in the third ODI of the 5-match series at County Ground in Bristol. England will look to make it 2-0 at Bristol against Sri Lanka in the 3rd ODI A Getty Images England will have no time to commemorate on their resounding 10-wicket victory against Sri Lanka in the second ODI as the 3rd ODI will be played on Sunday, with a gap of just one day.

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  13. Global movement urges Sri Lanka Army to release records of war 'surrendees'Read the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | Colombo Page

    June 24, Colombo: A global non-partisan movement, The Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice urged the Sri Lanka Army to release the records of the people surrendered to the security forces at the end of the war in 2009. Issuing a statement today, the movement said it has been almost 7 years since the conclusion of Sri Lanka's civil war and there are still many questions that remain unanswered as to what happened to the many hundreds of LTTE 'surrendees', as well as the thousands of Tamil civilians, who were taken into the custody of the Sri Lankan army at the end of the war and whose whereabouts remain unknown.

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  14. England beat Sri Lanka by 10 wickets as Alex Hales and Jason Roy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Daily Mail

    This was more emphatic than anything England produced in the first two one-sided Tests. Sri Lanka, supposedly a stronger one-day side, were blown away last night on the ground where Eoin Morgan's white-ball revolution began last year.

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  15. England stroll to ODI victory over Sri Lanka as Alex Hales and Jason...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Mirror.co.uk

    England moved one-nil ahead in the five-match series as Hales and Roy racked up a record-breaking 245 partnership at Edgbaston Twin centurions Alex Hales and Jason Roy broke a 13-year-old record and smashed Sri Lanka out of sight in Birmingham. They helped themselves to a 10-wicket win, and an unbroken 256-run stand, the highest ever partnership for any wicket in one day cricket for England.

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  16. Sri Lanka will discuss setting up special courts for accountability...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Colombo Page

    June 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Foreign Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera said the government hopes to set up special courts to address the accountability issues in discussion with the major Tamil Party, Tamil National Alliance and the victims of the conflict. Delivering a speech at the Norwegian Institute for International Affairs in Oslo on Tuesday , the Minister said the Sri Lankan government has been working with the government of South Africa about their experiences in setting up a Truth and Reconciliation Commission but will not be guided by their model of confession and forgiveness.

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  17. Second ODI so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Sky Sports

    Dinesh Chandimal and Upal Tharanga struck fifties for Sri Lanka, but the visitors struggled to 254-7 batting first against England in the second ODI at Edgbaston. Chandimal was the mainstay of the Sri Lankan innings, hitting 52 from 86 balls, putting on 82 runs with skipper, Angelo Mathews , for the fourth wicket.

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  18. GIZ and Ceylon Chamber partner to strengthen business and social...Read the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | Colombo Page

    ... interest and capacity to supply other regions. The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce is the premier business chamber in Sri Lanka which facilitates and contributes towards the development of the private sector businesses in Sri Lanka. The Chamber, with its ...

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  19. Sri Lanka Adopts Right to Information BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Outlook

    ... reports. During last year's presidential campaign President Maithripala Sirisena promised the new law, since Sri Lanka has had a long history of official secrecy. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the lack of such legislation led to ...

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  20. Sri Lanka will sign a trade pact with UK soon following Brexit - Deputy FMRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | Colombo Page

    June 24, Colombo: Following the vote given by the British people to leave the European Union at Thursday's BREXIT, Sri Lankan government will take measures to sign a trade pact with Britain as soon as possible, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Harsha De Silva said in parliament today. Speaking during the debate on Right to Information Bill, Deputy FM Dr. de Silva said 40 percent of agreements between Sri Lanka and the European Union is with the UK.

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