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Katchatheevu: All you need to know about the latest political hotspot’s history, significance, current issues and more

The contentious issue surrounding Katchatheevu, a tiny island relinquished to Sri Lanka by the Indi…

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Sri Lankan Navy arrests nine Indian fishermen for alleged poaching

The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested nine Indian fishermen and seized two trawlers for allegedly poachi…

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Sri Lanka's president is stuck in his own country after airport staff blocked him from fleeing amid an economic crisis

Immigration officers refused to enter the airport's VIP suite to stamp President Gotabaya Rajapaksa…

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No credit agency – in India or abroad – cut any of our ratings, says Gautam Adani at AEL AGM

While addressing the shareholders of Adani Enterprises at its AGM, Gautam Adani said that the compa…

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A two metre-long crack on oil tanker New Diamond can likely pose a problem

Even as fire fighting efforts were underway on the blazing very large crude carrier (VLCC) New Diam…

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A former Maldives minister, Sri Lankan politicians, and a Buddhist monk were arrested over child sex exploitation in Sri Lanka

32 people were arrested over child sex trafficking in Sri Lanka, police said on Monday. 22 of them …

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A cargo ship carrying chemicals that has burned for 13 straight days off Sri Lanka is now sinking, and could create a devastating oil spill

The Singapore-flagged MV X-Press Pearl caught fire on May 20, and has spilled some chemicals and mi…

Sinéad Baker   


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Sri Lanka's beaches are covered in plastic 'snow' and debris from a massive container ship fire

Environmentalists say the debris and plastic pellets will have a far-reaching negative impact on wi…

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A container ship carrying chemicals near Sri Lanka has been burning for 6 days

The Singapore-flagged MV X-Press Pearl was waiting to enter a port in Sri Lanka when it caught fire…

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58 years, 2 navies, one war: A short history of one of the world's longest-serving aircraft carriers

For 58 years, HMS Hermes and later INS Viraat sailed all over the world in the service of two navies

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The US's plans to keep a foothold against China in the Pacific have 'one huge blind spot'

Countering China's influence among small island countries means the US has to take issues those cou…

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A year after a showdown on 'the roof of the world,' India is gearing up to take on China at sea

As the site of some of the world's most important trade routes, the Indian Ocean's value is hard to…

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India reportedly set to sign Japan-like military pacts with Russia and the UK

Logistic supply agreements with various countries have helped the Indian Navy to enhance its role a…

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The US Navy's top admiral in Europe says China is copying Russia's interference playbook there

Russia threatens and interferes with its neighbors in Europe, and China may be looking to do the sa…

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A US Navy destroyer is keeping a close eye on the advanced Russian warship roaming the Caribbean

While Russian ships have made visits to the Caribbean in the past, this trip comes at a time when t…

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Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly targeted with laser beams from fishing boats in South China Sea

China claims the vast majority of the South China Sea as its own despite protests and legal battles…

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China is 'weaponizing capital' - and it's keeping the head of the US Navy awake at night

"When it comes to China, the bottom line there is the checkbook, to be very frank with you," Spence…

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The US Navy just got the green light to stick it to China with game-changing new missiles

The US Navy's Harpoon missile is subsonic and travels just 77 miles. Simply put, these missiles wou…

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Indian Ocean can’t be India’s backyard, says China

"I admit geographically speaking India has a special role to play in stabilising Indian Ocean a…

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Indian Navy's Blue Water journey: the road ahead

In the recent times India has built one of the largest and most powerful navies in the world with a…