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Sri Lanka

A rush to farm organically has plunged Sri Lanka’s economy...

Staring glumly at his paddy field in the depths of rural Sri Lanka, B. R. Weeraratne sighs. The regular incursions of greedy eleph...

Sri Lanka in India’s embrace!

Gen.Naravane writing in the visitors’ book at the Army HQ. India and Sri Lanka now appear to be shedding doubts and rese...

Sri Lanka walks India-China tightrope with port deal

India once again claims the container terminal deal in Colombo after being dumped by Sri Lanka earlier this year. (Sou...

Sri Lanka arrests Tamil MP for commemorating separatist re...

A Sri Lankan police officer stands by a banner of former President and now Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in Mannar, an area with m...

Australia seeks intelligence cooperation with Sri Lanka

Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne. The Foreign Ministers of Sri Lanka and Australia met on the eve of the 76th Session of t...

Sri Lanka builds bridges with the West in course correctio...

Kerawalapit Power Station. Sri Lanka appears to be building bridges with the US and other Western nations, reflecting a growing aw...

Anger as Sri Lanka court returns elephants to alleged traf...

In a controversial order being widely slammed by conservationists, a Sri Lankan court has upheld an earlier decision to allow the retur...

Sri Lankan minister accused of breaking into prison in dru...

Sri Lankan minister Lohan Ratwatte's resignation is the result of a sustained campaign by activists and opposition parties demanding...

As Sri Lankans stare at empty supermarket shelves, here’s...

A queue outside a state-run supermarket in Colombo to buy essential food items on September 3 as Sri Lanka began imposing price contr...

Sri Lanka pledges cooperation with UN on ethnic reconcilia...

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris. The Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris told the UN Human Rights Coun...

Human rights situation has seen a marked deterioration, sa...

Fabián Salvioli The Special Rapporteur on the promotion of Truth, Justice, Reparation and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence, Fab...

Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Italy visit sparks contr...

Mahinda Rajapaksa. File   | Photo Credit: REUTERS Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s visit to Italy...

Seven UN Rapporteurs concerned over continued detention of...

Attorney-at-law Hejaaz Hizbullah Seven UN Rapporteurs, including Mary Lawlor, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rig...

US CDC warns against travel to Sri Lanka, Jamaica and Brun...

The CDC currently lists about 80 destinations out of around 200 ranked as "Level 4".PHOTO: AFP The United States Centres for Disea...

Sri Lanka parliament approves state of emergency

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared the emergency on August 30 [File: Ishara S Kodikara/AFP] Sri Lanka’s parliament has ap...

New Zealand terrorist got refugee status by posing as a “T...

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern The 32-year old Ahamed Aathill Mohamed Samsudeen from Kathankudy in East Sri Lanka, who knifed seven...

What caused the Sri Lankan economic crisis?

The story so far: Sri Lanka’s government declared an economic emergency last week amid rising food prices, a depreciati...

Sri Lanka's food emergency heightens fears of militarizati...

Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa attends an independence day ceremony in Colombo on Feb. 4, 2020.   © Reu...

Trauma lingers in novel about Sri Lanka's civil war

The legacy of Sri Lanka's civil war looms large in Anuk Arudpragasam's second book, "A Passage North," which has been longl...

Lankan military officers to visit India for familiarizatio...

Deputy High Commissioner Vinod K. Jacob with the Lankan delegation A Sri Lankan Armed Forces delegation of 39 officers from the De...

Twenty two Lankan Muslim bodies condemn New Zealand knife...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern The beleaguered Muslim community in Sri Lanka, under pressure from the government si...