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3 Jun 2019
COLOMBO, SRI LANKA: Gunmen opened fire and torched the office of the main Tamil newspaper in northern Sri Lanka on Saturday, police said, the latest in a string of attacks on the nation's privately owned media.
15 Apr 2013
COLOMBO, SRI LANKA: Sri Lanka's state broadcaster has denied meddling with BBC programmes after the British corporation abruptly suspended FM radio feeds to the country, alleging ongoing interference.
3 Apr 2013
COLOMBO, SRI LANKA / WASHINGTON, US: The United States Saturday joined rights groups in demanding that Sri Lanka stop "harassing" media organisations, a day after police shut down opposition news websites and arrested nine employees.
2 Jul 2012