Category: OPINION

Protect The Oil: Trump’s Top Priority In The Middle East

Protect The Oil: Trump’s Top Priority In The Middle East

Oct 30, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Saudi Arabia and the United States will work together to protect the world’s oil supply from ... Read More

SAUDI ARABIA SHOULD ‘LOOK IN THE MIRROR’ BEFORE CRITICISING TURKEY’S OPERATION IN SYRIA

SAUDI ARABIA SHOULD ‘LOOK IN THE MIRROR’ BEFORE CRITICISING TURKEY’S OPERATION IN SYRIA

Oct 30, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - When Turkey’s third cross-border operation in Northern Syria started on 9 October, condemnation of the Turkish ... Read More

The only way to avoid war between India and Pakistan, is by talking

The only way to avoid war between India and Pakistan, is by talking

Oct 3, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The strategic environment of South Asia has become alarming due to increasing tensions between India and ... Read More

ACS Hameed: A symbol of communal harmony

ACS Hameed: A symbol of communal harmony

Sep 3, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - My Uncle, late Foreign Minister Abdul Cader Shahul Hameed, who passed away on September 3, 1999, ... Read More

License to Kill?

License to Kill?

Dec 7, 2016

 The Government of Srilanka has the legitimate right to take appropriate steps either to minimize or eliminate road accidental deaths ... Read More

Fumes Test Fees Increase Fume in Public Mind

Fumes Test Fees Increase Fume in Public Mind

Nov 30, 2015

Currently emission test fees charged in Srilanka is Rs 1,200.00. In India it is only Ind.Rs125.00, which is equivalent to ... Read More

The King Is Dead. Long Live The King

The King Is Dead. Long Live The King

Sep 10, 2015

By Saliya Pieris “The King is dead. Long live the King.” In Britain the passing away of the old monarch ... Read More

Prabhakaran’s reluctance to embrace federalism and lack of bipartisan spirit of SLFP and UNP: Two difficulties encountered by Norway – Erik Solheim

Prabhakaran’s reluctance to embrace federalism and lack of bipartisan spirit of SLFP and UNP: Two difficulties encountered by Norway – Erik Solheim

Sep 10, 2015

 Dilshan Aloka Sri Wijegunasekera From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Erik Solheim was the Chief Negotiator for the peace process between ... Read More

Strong UNP Antidote To MR Challenge: Role For Ven. Sobitha Thero?

Strong UNP Antidote To MR Challenge: Role For Ven. Sobitha Thero?

Jul 15, 2015

   By Amrit Muttukumaru – This analysis is written in good faith in the interest of the country and the ... Read More

First The Party, Then The Country

First The Party, Then The Country

Jul 11, 2015

 By Ruvan Weerasinghe  First a card carrying member of the SLFP, then a Sri Lankan – that’s what President Maithripala ... Read More

Will Turkey really invade northern Syria?

Will Turkey really invade northern Syria?

Jul 3, 2015

  Don’t hold your breath. If history is any guide, Turkey will not make an incursion into its southern neighbor. ... Read More

Wilpattu – Where The Lion’s Reign Ends

Wilpattu – Where The Lion’s Reign Ends

Jun 26, 2015

By Muhammed Fazl

 – “There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be ... Read More

The Fight in Iran about Women in the Stands

The Fight in Iran about Women in the Stands

Jun 18, 2015

By Shima Shahrabi About 500 women and girls are planning to attend the men’s volleyball competition in Tehran on Friday. But ... Read More

TERRORISM, DECEPTION AND INDIA

TERRORISM, DECEPTION AND INDIA

Jun 9, 2015

The Western media has frequently impinging the bizarre assumptions that Pakistan has secret ties with jihadis to launch attacks on ... Read More

Sirisena’s efforts may regain GSP+

Sirisena’s efforts may regain GSP+

Jun 3, 2015

The efforts of President Maithripala Sirisena to bring back the lost GSP Plus benefits to the Sri Lankan exporters appears ... Read More