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Sri Lanka Exhumes Body of Slain Editor for New Probe

The body of a newspaper editor killed seven years ago was exhumed Tuesday for a fresh investigation as Sri Lanka's government looks anew at multiple unsolved killings of journalists under a previous government. Lasantha Wickrematunge, editor of the Sunday Leader newspaper, was killed while driving to work in January 2009. He was an investigative journalist who wrote about government corruption and a sharp critic of the then-government's alleged human rights violations during a...

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