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Over 100 Are Killed in Floods and Mudslides in Sri Lanka - New York Times

At least 122 people have been killed in floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka after the worst torrential rains to hit the tropical island nation since 2003, officials said on Saturday. The state-run disaster management center said nearly 100 people were ...and more »

Sri Lanka asks for help as death toll from floods, mudslides hits 100 - Chicago Tribune

A Sri Lankan military rescue worker looks on during the search for survivors at the site of a mudslide in Bellana village in Kalutara on May 26, 2017. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi / AFP/Getty Images). Bharatha MallawarachiAssociated Press. Sri Lanka has ...and more »

Sri Lanka: Floods and Landslides - May 2017 - Reliefweb

Incessant rains during the past 48 hours across Sri Lanka has affected over half a million people in 7 districts. Most affected was the Rathnapura district where over 20,000 people faced flash floods. In Galle, Neluwa, Tawalama, Niyagama, Baddegama ...and more »

Sri Lankan sex ring in Haiti reveals cracks in UN system - News24

Colombo — When a Haitian teenager alleged that she had been raped and sodomised by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper, the government here dispatched a high-ranking general suspected of war crimes to lead the investigation. He didn't interview the accuser or ...and more »

Severe rain affects over half a million people in Sri Lanka; many areas flooded: Update 1 - Reliefweb

26/05/2017 – Colombo, Sri Lanka: Incessant rain during the past 48hrs across Sri Lanka has affected over half a million people in 7 districts. Most affected was the Rathnapura district where over 20,000 people faced flash floods. The Branch Disaster ...and more »

Sri Lanka appeals for international help as mudslides kill 122, force thousands to evacuate - ABC Online

Floods and torrents of mud unleashed by heavy rains in Sri Lanka have killed 122 people and left 97 others missing, and authorities have appealed for international help. Key points: More than 415,000 affected by heavy rain that started on Friday ...and more »

UN Peacekeepers: How a Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed - Fox News

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of his mother's home, the scent of tropical blooms filling the air as he talked about the alleged rape and sodomy of a Haitian teenager by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper. There was no ...and more »

India provides help as death toll tops 100 in Sri Lanka floods - The Indian Express

India in response dispatched three Navy ships with emergency supplies to help Sri Lanka in the rescue and relief operations. 144. Shares. Share. By: PTI | Colombo/new Delhi | Published: May 27, 2017 3:36 pm. Sri lanka, Sri lanka floods, sri lanka ...and more »

Sri Lankan landslides, flooding kills 122, as nation appeals for international help - ABC Online

The number of people known to have been killed in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka has risen to 122, with the country appealing for international assistance. Key points: More than 415,000 affected by heavy rain that started on Friday; Mudslides ...and more »

Sri Lanka floods: Indian Navy's INS Kirch reaches for rescue operations; take a look - Financial Express

Sri Lanka floods have claimed 100 lives and the situation in the neighbouring country is not at its best. The country has been suffering from torrential rains and have caused much destruction in the past two days. According to the latest reports, 100 ...and more »