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The UN delays eagerly awaited report on the war crimes probe into Sri Lanka's brutal separatist war that ended in 2009
Ahmadis, a persecuted Muslim sect, have been flocking to Sri Lanka in search of asylum. Now they're being turned away
Analysis: Former Sri Lankan president played key role behind the scenes in challenger's defeat of Mahinda Rajapaksa
On a visit to shrine that was once a sanctuary during civil war, Pope Francis raises hope of reconciliation
Hundreds of thousands of people attend mass in Colombo as Joseph Vaz, a 17th century missionary, canonized by pope
His Holiness is greeted in Colombo t the beginning of a six-day trip to Asia.
On first stop of Asia tour, Pope said in Colombo that reconciliation could come only 'by overcoming evil with good'
President Rajapaksa, who was seen as almost invincible until recently, concedes to Maithripala Sirisena
Election has been seen as a referendum on the presidency of Mahinda Rajapaksa, who wields extensive power in the country
President Rajapaksa faces Maithripala Sirisena, a former ally who defected from the ruling party to run against him
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