“Murder probe casts shadow over comeback bid by Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa” by By Shihar Aneez and Douglas Busvine

“It’s potentially very explosive – it might go right to the top,” said analyst Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, who runs a policy think tank and election monitoring group.”

see: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/08/11/us-sri-lanka-election-idUSKCN0QG0FQ20150811

“Ex-Sri Lanka rugby player’s body exhumed” by Sport24

Authorities re-opened the case of Wasim Thajudeen’s death after allegations mounted that police had covered up a murder in which a son of former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa was implicated. Rajapaksa has denied that his son was involved and says the allegations are politically motivated.

see: http://www.sport24.co.za/Rugby/Ex-Sri-Lanka-rugby-players-body-exhumed-20150810

“Two Sri Lankan athletes missing in Korea” by supersport.com

Two Sri Lankan sportsmen were missing from their Asian Games village and are believed to have run away looking for jobs in the host nation South Korea, official sources said on Monday.

via: http://www.supersport.com/xtra/xtra/news/141006/Two_Sri_Lankan_athletes_missing_in_Korea