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President Sirisena’s Cabinet comments strike a ‘RAW’ nerve in India

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President Sirisena Pressured Into Backtracking At UN In New York

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Rajapaksa Family Politics and Gotabaya’s Presidential Candidacy

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Wigneswaran, Sampanthan and Tamil National Alliance Intra-Tensions

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"Medamulana Mahinda" and the Political Rise Of "Ruhunu Rajapaksas"

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Cinematic politics Of Dravidian Patriarch “Kalaignar” Karunanidhi

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Black July: Thirty-fifth Anniversary of 1983 Anti-Tamil Violence

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Seizure of Tiger arsenal in North renews fears of an LTTE revival attempt

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Gotabhaya Rajapaksa's US Citizenship and Presidential Ambition

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Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s Economic Vision and Political Mission

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Biopic of "Nadigaiyar Thilagam" Savitri: Rise and Fall of a Great Actress

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TNA May Launch Non-Violent Protest Campaign Against Govt Soon

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Anti-Muslim Violence in Amparai Town and Kandy District

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