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The 1995 Status of Forces replacement arrangement would provide the US military easier access to Sri Lanka.
Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara has called for many as 10,000 clergymen from across the country to attend the meet.
Rohit Sharma is only the fourth batsman after Sachin Tendulkar, Matthew Hayden and Shakib Al Hasan to score more than 600 runs at a single World Cup.
Angelo Mathews made 113 and put on 124 runs for the fifth wicket with Lahiru Thirimanne to give Sri Lanka a respectable total.
The Status of Forces Agreement seeks to ensure reciprocal access to port facilities and allow freer entry to military personnel and their contractors.
It is the second such incident after a banner was flown over the same grounds during last week's match between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Pujith Jayasundara and Hemasiri Fernando will be held responsible after being arrested for failing to prevent April's Easter bombings in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 23 runs in the Cricket World Cup as Nicholas Pooran's counter-attacking knock of 118 goes in vain for the Caribbean side.
Sri Lanka scored an imposing 338-6 in their World Cup clash against the West Indies, with both sides playing only for pride.
Another nine senior police officers have also been named as suspects who should be prosecuted for their role in the security lapses.
Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena faces several court challenges to his decision to restore the death penalty.
Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla strike unbeaten half-centuries as South Africa cruises to a nine-wicket victory against Sri Lanka during their World Cup match.
Police say there is no basis for the action taken by the council when communal tensions have eased and the region is returning to normality.
Amnesty International says it is alarmed over reports of preparations to resume hangings although there is no qualified hangman in Sri Lanka.
A presidential commission of inquiry has found 'major lapses' by Hemasiri Fernando, who has since resigned from his top job.
Sirisena is trying to roll back the reforms which won him international adulation.
It’s not about the six pact but it’s about the skill says the former Sri Lanka captain.
Sri Lanka next play South Africa in Durham a week on Friday
There is no immediate word from the government why Sirisena changed his mind, but security remains tight in the capital.
The defeat to Sri Lanka is England second pool lost but captain Eoin Morgan is refusing to panic.
England captain Morgan says England lost the game when batting and not when bowling.
Sri Lanka began poorly after winning the toss and electing to bat first, losing openers Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Perera inside three overs.
England, third in the table, will go ahead of leaders Australia if they defeat Sri Lanka, currently sixth in the standings.
Nine police officers will face criminal investigations for failing to act on warnings ahead of the April 21 bombings.