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  • Sniffer dogs join search for bodies in Lanka

    Sniffer dogs join search for bodies in Lanka

    KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka, Oct 31, 2014 (AFP) - Sniffer dogs were brought in Friday to join the search for bodies at a tea plantation in Sri Lanka, two days after a major mudslide buried alive scores of people.

    October 31, 2014
  • Hunt stepped up for Lanka mudslide victims

    Hunt stepped up for Lanka mudslide victims

    KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka, Oct 29, 2014 (AFP) - Rescue workers stepped up their desperate search Thursday for survivors of a landslide in Sri Lanka which is feared to have buried alive 100 people on a tea plantation, deploying heavy diggers to claw through the mud.

    October 30, 2014
  • 200 missing as mudslides swamp Sri Lanka

    200 missing as mudslides swamp Sri Lanka

    COLOMBO, Oct 29, 2014 (AFP) - Mudslides triggered by monsoon rains swept through a tea-growing region of Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving around 200 more missing, disaster officials said.

    October 29, 2014
  • Youth reported missing found in Lanka

    Youth reported missing found in Lanka

    Maldivian youth who reported missing in Sri Lanka has been found.

    October 21, 2014
  • Maldivian youth missing in Lanka

    Maldivian youth missing in Lanka

    Police have started searching for a young Maldivian man reported missing after he went to Sri Lanka for medical purposes.

    October 13, 2014
  • Chinese tourist passes away in Sri Lanka

    Chinese tourist passes away in Sri Lanka

    The Chinese tourist who had sustained serious injuries from an accident in Male city has passed away, whilst being treated at Sri Lanka.

    September 25, 2014
  • Maldives joins 21st Century MSR

    Maldives joins 21st Century MSR

    Maldives government, on Monday, expressed their support for the proposal put forward by Chinese President Xi Jinpping to establish the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road (MSR), and said they were prepared to actively participate and provide relevant cooperation in the project.

    September 15, 2014
  • President Xi arrives in Maldives

    President Xi arrives in Maldives

    Chinese President Xi Jinping, First Lady Peng Liyuan and a high level delegation of government officials arrived at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (INIA) at 5:30 pm, Sunday.

    September 14, 2014
  • Maldives-Lanka sub commission to be created

    Maldives-Lanka sub commission to be created

    Foreign Minister Dhunya Maumoon said on Friday that a sub commission was to be established to maintain bilateral relations between Maldives and Sri Lanka.

    September 13, 2014
  • Hospital rates to be dropped for Maldivians

    Hospital rates to be dropped for Maldivians

    Discussions were held between Maldivian and Sri Lankan government to reduce the rates for health services provided to Maldivians in Sri Lankan hospitals.

    September 10, 2014
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