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Colombo rejects human rights probe, defends hosting CHOGM
Colombo, Nov 16 (IANS) Rejecting British Prime Minister David Cameron's warning of an international probe into its human rights record, Sri Lanka insisted Saturday that the Commonwealth cannot sit in judgement on its members.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 4:26:05 PM

Election campaign reaches final stage in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 16 (IANS) The election campaign for the Nov 19 election in Nepal reached a crescendo Saturday as parties are not allowed electioneering from Sunday, the Election Commission said.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 4:16:08 PM

Maldives presidential run-off begins
Male, Nov 16 (IANS) The much delayed run-off in the Maldives presidential election began Saturday, with one of the two contenders saying he will accept the result "no matter what the outcome".

Saturday, November 16, 2013 3:24:04 PM

20 held for showing ballot slip in Maldives
Male, Nov 16 (IANS) More than 20 people were arrested Saturday in the Maldives for showing their ballot slips after casting their vote in the presidential run-off, a media report said.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 2:20:05 PM

Will accept poll result: Maldives candidate
Male, Nov 16 (IANS) Abdulla Yamin, a presidential candidate in the Maldives, Saturday said he will accept the result "no matter what the outcome".

Saturday, November 16, 2013 2:20:04 PM

Colombo rejects Britain's call for human rights probe
Colombo, Nov 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka says there's no need for an international probe into its human rights record as proposed by British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 1:40:09 PM

Maldives election results Sunday
Male, Nov 16 (IANS) Maldives Elections Commissioner Fuad Thoufeek has said the final results of the presidential run-off will be announced Sunday, a media report said.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 1:32:07 PM

Colombo rejects Britain's call for human rights probe
Colombo, Nov 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka says there's no need for an international probe into its human rights record as proposed by British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 11:46:09 AM

Britain sends tough message to Sri Lanka on human rights
Colombo, Nov 16 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron delivered a tough message to Sri Lanka here Saturday, insisting that if the island country does not put its human rights issues in order by March 2014, his country will push for an international investigation into the alleged war crimes.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 11:04:03 AM

Britain to push for probe into Sri Lanka's human rights
Colombo, Nov 16 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron delivered a tough message to Sri Lanka here Saturday, insisting that if the island country does not put its human rights issues in order by March, his country will push for an international investigation into the alleged war crimes.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 10:52:07 AM

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