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A Hindu priest leads a goat under a tree, on a hot day, at a Hindu temple in Colombo...A Hindu priest leads a goat under a tree, on a hot day, at a Hindu temple in Colombo March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION ANIMALS)

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A Hindu priest leads a goat under a tree on a hot day at a Hindu temple in Colombo, Sri LankaRead more

People hang onto a crowded local passenger train as they travel to Colombo.

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People hang on to a crowded local passenger train as they travel to Colombo

Traditional dancers wait for guests during the Kramaski factory's 20th anniversary celebrations in Katunayake...Traditional dancers wait for guests during the Kramaski factory's 20th anniversary celebrations in Katunayake, about 31 km (19 miles) north of Colombo September 27, 2013. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters

Traditional dancers wait for guests during the Kramaski factory’s 20th anniversary celebrations in Katunayake, about 31 km north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Friday. Read more

An internally displaced Tamil girl looks out from her home at Konappulam Internally Displaced Persons camp in Jaffna, about 400 kilometres (250 miles) north of Colombo August 26, 2013. Sri Lanka battled separatist guerrillas from the minority Tamil community from 1983 until finally defeating them in 2009. The country has come under international pressure to bring to book those accused of war crimes and boost efforts to reconcile a polarised country.

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A Tamil girl looks out from her home at a camp for internally displaced people in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, about 400km north of the capital Colombo

Sri Lanka Hindu Festival

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A truck carries a Sri Lankan Hindu devotee hanging from iron hooks pierced into his back for a ritual during a Hindu temple festival in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Friday.

Tug boats put on a water display during the launch of the Chinese-built Colombo International Container Terminal (CICT) in the harbour of Colombo on August 5, 2013.  Sri Lanka launched its biggest port with Chinese funding to turn Colombo into a strategic shipping hub along the world's most lucrative trading route.

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Tug boats put on a water display during the launch of the Chinese-built Colombo International Container Terminal in the harbour of Colombo on Monday. Sri Lanka launched its biggest port with Chinese funding to turn Colombo into a strategic shipping hub along the world’s most lucrative trading route.

Sri Lankan Tamil Hindu devotees dance du...Sri Lankan Tamil Hindu devotees dance during the Vel Hinduism festival in Colombo on August 1, 2013. Ethnic Tamils, who are mainly followers of Hinduism, are the main minority community in the island which is emerging from nearly four decades of ethnic conflict which had claimed up to 100,000 lives. AFP PHOTO/Ishara S.KODIKARAIshara S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images

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Sri Lankan Tamil Hindu devotees dance during the Vel Hinduism festival in Colombo on Thursday. Ethnic Tamils, who are mainly followers of Hinduism, are the main minority community on the island that is emerging from nearly four decades of ethnic conflict that has claimed up to 100,000 lives Read more

Sri Lankan schoolchildren play rugby on a beach during sunset in Colombo on July 3, 2013. Sri Lanka's youth population aged 10 to 19 make up some 15 percent of its 20 million people.

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Sri Lankan schoolchildren play rugby on a beach at sunset in Colombo on Wednesday. Sri Lanka‘s youngsters aged between 10 and 19 make up some 15 per cent of the country’s 20m population

A man sleeps next to a closed stall at Galle Face green in Colombo...A man sleeps next to a closed stall at Galle Face green in Colombo June 28, 2013. Lack of supply of fish and sea food due to bad weather contributed to the rise in inflation, the government data showed. Core annual inflation, which excludes fresh food, energy, transport, rice and coconuts, eased to a record low of 4.3 percent in June from 5.7 percent a month ago, according to the new consumer price index, introduced in mid-2011. REUTERDinuka LiyanawatteS/ (SRI LANKA - Tags: BUSINESS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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A man sleeps next to a closed stall at Galle Face green in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Friday.

A Sri Lankan ethnic Tamil man rides his children to a school in a morning in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, June 19, 2013.

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A father rides his children to school in Colombo, Sri Lanka.