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Colombo rejects human rights probe, defends hosting CHOGM - Politics Balla

Colombo rejects human rights probe, defends hosting CHOGM - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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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.

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Prince Charles invokes Nehru in CHOGM speech - Politics Balla

Prince Charles invokes Nehru in CHOGM speech - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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Colombo, Nov 15 (IANS) Invoking India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru in his speech, Britain's Prince Charles appealed to the Commonwealth to intensify cooperation to resolve economic, social and environmental challenges at the grouping's summit here Friday.
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37 countries confirm CHOGM participation - Politics Balla

37 countries confirm CHOGM participation - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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Colombo, Oct 31 (IANS) Thirty-seven countries have confirmed their attendance for the Commonwealth summit to take place in Sri Lanka next month despite ongoing protests over alleged human rights violations in the island nation, a top official said here Thursday.

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Colombo rejects human rights probe, defends hosting CHOGM (Roundup) - Politics Balla

Colombo rejects human rights probe, defends hosting CHOGM (Roundup) - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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Colombo, Nov 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka insisted Saturday that the Commonwealth cannot sit in judgement on its members and rejected British Prime Minister David Cameron's warning of an international probe into its human rights record.

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