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Pushed into a security vacuum
Pushed into a security vacuum

Sunday, August 11, 2002

CBK-Ranil in make-or-break summit talks next week
No ten-day ultimatums, no deadlines, no conditions, and no letters have gone from the Prime Minister to the President, but a summit between the two leaders is scheduled for next Tuesday or Wednesday for make-or-break talks on whether cohabitation government can work, both the President's Office and the Prime Minister's Office confirmed.

Interim council or nothing: LTTE
Hot on the heels of talks a fortnight ago in London between Minister Milinda Moragoda and LTTE's chief spokesman Anton Balasingham,

Mahanayake kept waiting for four hours
President Chandrika Kumaratunga on Friday kept the Malwatte Mahanayake Thera waiting for four hours and eventually did not turn up for the appointment.

Anura blasts US again
SLFP front-liner Anura Bandaranaike, political adviser and brother of President Chandrika Kumaratunga, has castigated the United States of America once again - this time in a letter to US Ambassador Ashly Wills.

John: Minister-in-waiting
President Chandrika Kumaratunga is holding back the appointment of Minister John Amaratunga as the Christian Affairs Minister despite Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe nominating him for the job three weeks ago.

PM says President 'uncontactable'
In crucial talks this week between Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and former foreign minister Lakshman Kadirgamar to avoid Parliament calling for a snap election before December 5, the Premier complained that President Chandrika Kumaratunga was "inaccessible" and "uncontactable".

Big brown cloud threatens Lanka, scientists warn
A three-kilometre thick pollution cloud spreading over South Asia is threatening the region's agriculture, health and rainfall patterns and could do serious damage in the future, a group of scientists has warned.

General election now would cost Rs. 600 million
If a snap general election is held today it will cost the state more than Rs. 600 million, according to Elections Department officials.

Susanthika blazes to gold


Political Column
- CBK puts ball in UNF court

Situation Report
--Pushed into a security vacuum

5th Column
Who will get toppled in the final  push

The Jungle Telegraph
- Wrong turn by Mig 23 trainer

The Rajpal Abeynayake's Column
- Who will win or will it end in a   draw?

  The Mawanella shame

The Sunday Times Economic Analysis
- Empty handbag and ticking   time bomb

Thoughts from London
- Commonwealth games and   unsporty BBC

Focus on Rights
- Where are the leaders?

- Youth bills passed with some    fuss

inside the glass house
- Qaddafi: Shadowed by his past

Preserving the State of Sri Lanka - By Paul Harris
Two-party Government: His and Hers - By Our Political   Edito
The country needs mature politics - By Raju Selvadura
Lessons for Lanka's leaders


A different kind of 'labour law'

Bridging the gap between management and workers

Time for results
Sakva Lihiniyo' on Rupavahini









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