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Stories with place: Colombo
  • Lawmakers injured in fisticuffs inside Sri Lanka parliament 
    Updated: May-03-16 10:42 am

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Several lawmakers were injured in fisticuffs inside Sri Lanka's Parliament on Tuesday after a protest over the removal of military security for former President Mahinda Rajapakasa. One lawmaker was hospitalized.

  • Sri Lankan protest demands new probe of journalist's killing 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 8:41 am

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Hundreds of journalists and media rights activists protested on Friday to demand Sri Lanka's new government start a fresh investigation into the abduction and killing of a prominent ethnic Tamil journalist 11 years ago, during the country's civil war.

  • Global expert to leader UNL's Water for Food Institute 
    Updated: Apr-17-16 5:30 pm

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - An internationally known expert on water, food and environmental research will serve as the next leader of the University of Nebraska's Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute.

  • Sri Lankan protest Chinese funded port city project 
    Updated: Apr-04-16 12:01 pm

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Hundreds of people, including priests, environmental activists and fishermen, protested in Sri Lanka's capital on Monday, demanding the government halt a $1.5 billion Chinese-funded port city project.