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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka pardons suspected Tamil Tigers convicted of terr...

Sri Lanka’s president has pardoned 16 men linked to the Tamil Tiger rebels, as the island nation faces renewed pressure from the...

Bangladesh may have a solution for Sri Lanka’s muddled fer...

Bangladesh scientists introduce new flood resistant variety of rice to farmer. Bangladesh, which has made a success of agricul...

Sri Lanka’s muddled fertilizer policy threatens agricultur...

The Sri Lankan government is determined to make farmers immediately switch over to organic farming citing health and environmental reas...

Sri Lanka ship fire caused 'significant damage to planet',...

The United Nations representative in Sri Lanka said the sinking of a container ship that caught fire while transporting chemicals off t...

EU Parliament resolution puts spotlight on Sri Lanka’s rig...

A recent resolution adopted by the European Parliament, urging the EU Commission to consider temporary withdrawal of the GSP+ status gi...

Sri Lanka fishing and tourism sectors drown in new crisis

A member of Sri Lanka's military tries to clear Sarakkuwa Beach, north of Colombo, of pellets from a plastic and chemical spill...

As chemical cargo ship sinks off Sri Lanka, locals fear th...

For more than a week, the routine on the beach at Pamunugama in Sri Lanka’s Western Province, 20km (12 miles) from the capital, C...

Sri Lankan officials brace for oil spill from sinking carg...

Sri Lanka is preparing to face a potential oil leak from the ship, X-Press Pearl, which began to sink earlier yesterday. The Navy said...

Sri Lanka grills crew of burning cargo ship as it assesses...

Tonnes of microplastic granules from the ship and its nearly 1,500 containers have inundated Sri Lanka's famed beaches.PHOTO: REUTERS...

Covid aid to India, financial help to Sri Lanka - Banglade...

File photo of Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina | Photo: David Greedy | Bloomberg News From providing India with Covid relief materials...

Chinese-built Colombo Port City crosses legal hurdle but s...

The Sri Lankan government has said that the Colombo Port City Economic Commission (CPCEC) Bill will be amended entirely on the lines su...

Sri Lanka’s rate of infections now higher than India

Sri Lanka’s rate of coronavirus infections is higher than that reported in India at present, Public Health Inspectors (PHI) said....

Sri Lankan govt detains Muslim parliamentarian and bans bu...

Sri Lankan police announced on Tuesday that they were extending the detention of Muslim MP Rishad Bathiudeen and his younger brother R...

China pushes defence ties with Bangladesh, Sri Lanka

China’s Minister of Defence Wei Fenghe, visiting Bangladesh and Sri Lanka this week, has called on countries in the neighbourhood...

Sri Lanka arrests Muslim MP over 2019 Easter attacks that...

Sri Lankan police on Saturday arrested a prominent Muslim lawmaker and his brother over suspected connections to the Easter Sunday suic...

China offers Sri Lanka a lifeline as critics question cost

Signs advertise Colombo Port City: The development is said to give Beijing sweeping powers to oversee projects for the...

Sri Lanka-India travel bubble delayed

Sri Lanka has decided to postpone launching the proposed “travel bubble” with India, in the wake of the recent surge in Cov...

India wants Sri Lanka to hold early election to provincial...

India supports the call of international community for the Sri Lankan government to fulfill its commitments on devolution of political...

Prince Philip's car becomes Sri Lankan royal artefact

An almost 90-year-old car that once belonged to Britain's late Prince Philip is now the centrepiece of a seaside museum in Sri Lanka....

Australia gift Sri Lanka drones to spot people smuggling

Australia has gifted Sri Lankan police five drones to monitor people smuggling between the two countries. It’s part of a wider p...

Sri Lanka bans Muslim groups before Easter attacks anniver...

The country's Roman Catholics had threatened to take to the streets over what they say is the government's failure to act against tho...