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  1. There are believed to be fewer than 1,000 leopards in the wild in Sri Lanka, and harming the big cat

    Sri Lanka arrests three accused of killing leopard for asthma cure

    Sri Lankan police on Friday arrested three people suspected of trapping and killing an endangered leopard and trying to sell its meat as a cure ...
  2. Firefighters from Sri Lanka and India battled a week-long blaze on the New Diamond caused by an

    Owners of tanker stricken off Sri Lanka to foot firefighting bill: Govt

    The owners of an oil tanker crippled by an explosion and week-long blaze off Sri Lanka's coast have agreed to foot an initial firefighting bill of ...
  3. Sri Lanka's capital Colombo has some of the worst traffic congestion in South Asia

    Sri Lanka scraps US$1.5 billion Japan-funded light rail system

    Sri Lanka's president has ordered the termination of a $1.5-billion Japanese-funded light rail project, saying it is not a "cost-effective ...
  4. The bill proposes the removal of legal and legislative oversight of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on

    Sri Lanka unveils controversial bill handing more power to president

    Sri Lanka's ruling party Tuesday unveiled a constitutional amendment handing unprecedented power to the president, prompting protests in ...
  5. Some of the 1,700 tonnes of heavy fuel oil aboard the New Diamond

    Stricken tanker's captain to face charges in Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka will file negligence and pollution charges against the Greek skipper of an oil tanker that leaked fuel off the island nation's coast ...
  6. Sri Lanka's environmental authorities still fear a marine disaster

    Sri Lanka navy plugs fuel leak on fire-stricken tanker

    Sri Lankan military divers fixed a fuel leak from the engine of a fire-damaged oil tanker off the island's east coast, the navy said Saturday, in ...
  7. Sri Lankan Navy boat sprays water on New Diamond after fire broke out off east coast of Sri Lanka

    Sri Lankan navy tows fire-stricken tanker to sea as wind strengthens

    The Sri Lankan navy has towed a fire-stricken supertanker further out to sea to keep it off the coast of the Indian Ocean island after the wind ...
  8. A blaze on the oil tanker New Diamond was finally brought under control on Wednesday, the Sri Lankan

    Diesel leaks from stricken oil tanker off Sri Lanka

    A blaze on a stricken oil tanker off Sri Lanka was finally extinguished Wednesday, authorities said, but while no crude has escaped the cargo, ...
  9. A blaze on the oil tanker New Diamond was finally brought under control on Wednesday, the Sri Lankan

    Kilometre-long slick left by burning oil tanker off Sri Lanka

    A stricken oil tanker off Sri Lanka that has been on fire since last week has left a kilometre-long (0.6 mile) slick across the Indian Ocean, the ...
  10. Premalal Jayasekara, a convicted murderer, was heckled as he took oath as an MP in Sri Lanka's

    Convicted murderer sworn in as Sri Lankan MP

    A Sri Lankan politician sentenced to death for murder was escorted out of prison on Tuesday to become the first convict to be sworn in as a member ...