Butterflies of Sri Lanka | Planetwildlife: Nature, Adventure, Offbeat & Luxury Travel

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There’s a host of new travel hotspots for 2020 – from a resurgent Sri Lanka to deepest Cornwall

As another year draws to a close, it’s time to spin the globe and think about where we might travel in 2020.The good news is the choices have never been better, as airlines launch new routes, destinations stage major events, and hotels and tour operators create original and enticing experiences.This year the Foreign Office has…

Sri Lanka says it will withdraw from UN rights resolution | News

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister, who oversaw a brutal end to a decades-long conflict with Tamil separatists, said on Wednesday the country was withdrawing from a United Nations resolution investigating alleged war crimes. Mahinda Rajapaksa was president when Sri Lankan troops defeated Tamil Tiger rebels in 2009, but rights groups accused the army of killing at least…

Sri Lanka says it will withdraw from UN rights resolution

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s prime minister said Wednesday that the government has decided to withdraw from co-sponsorship of a 2015 U.N. Human Rights Council resolution calling for the investigation of allegations of war crimes committed during the island nation’s long civil war.Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s announcement comes days after the U.S. State Department…