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Sri Lanka

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka offers fuel quotas to firms which can...

Sri Lanka currently owes about $800 million to seven fuel suppliers (Photo: Reuters). Bankrupt Sri Lanka is offering...

IMF sees 'progress' in Sri Lanka as visit ends, fuel crisi...

A man pushes a three-wheeled scooter in Colombo on June 27 as Sri Lanka staggers under fuel shortages and and an eco...

Sri Lankans endure days-long waits for fuel, shuttered sch...

Sri Lankans are experiencing the longest fuel queues in their history due to a fuel shortage. Photo: EPA-EFE For almost forty...

Sri Lanka president’s brother, Basil Rajapaksa, resigns fr...

Basil Rajapaksa, brother of Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, has resigned.Photo: Reuters The brother of Sri Lanka&r...

Sri Lanka’s ham-handedness has dismayed traditional friend...

Aeroflot flight preparing to leave after a four day detention. Colombo: With the Colombo Commercial High Court issuing an orde...

Beyond Sri Lanka, economic cyclone bears down on South Asi...

MUMBAI -- For over a decade, Mattias Martinsson has been investing in frontier economies, including Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka....

Cash-strapped Sri Lanka looks to Russia to quench thirst f...

Sri Lanka's Sapugaskanda oil refinery near Colombo: A shipment of Russian crude has given the facility a new lease on life.   &c...

Sri Lanka wasn’t India’s backwater. Just look at its viole...

The Quadrangle Vatadage, Ancient City of Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka | Nahud Sultan/Flickr When we think about the Indian subcontinent,...

Lankan President announces crash plan to meet food crisis

Colombo: The Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa came out of his political shell on Monday, and using his Executive authority, anno...

Sri Lanka PM proposes more cabinet accountability amid eco...

Police use tear gas to disperse Medical University students during a protest demanding President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to step down, nea...

Lankan PM proposes sweeping changes in Lanka’s governance...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe Colombo: The Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Sunday proposed sweeping change...

Sri Lanka’s economic crisis: Foreign policy amidst domesti...

Since the start of the new year, Sri Lanka has fallen deeper into an economic crisis. The crisis has led to protests across the country...

Lankan party leaders agree to replace 20th. Amendment by t...

Ranil Wickremesighe addressing leaders of all parties  Colombo: The leaders of Sri Lanka’s political parties on Friday...

Sri Lanka president calls for international help as crisis...

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa calls for international help in a prerecorded speech during Nikkei's Future of Asia...

Sri Lanka is a small preview of a global default crisis

High school teacher S. Jeeva has spent two days in the baking sun lining up for cooking gas in the north of Sri Lanka's capital. He's b...

‘May 9’ violence in Sri Lanka | Former Prime Minister Mahi...

Mahinda Rajapaksa. File | Photo “Police said the CID recorded a nearly three-hour-long statement from the former Prime Minis...

Sri Lanka needs to print one trillion rupees to keep econo...

Ranil Wickremesinghe, newly appointed prime minister, of Sri Lanka says he will slash expenditures in his new budget. Photo: Reuters...

Flight of the Rajapaksas: Sri Lankan dynasty faces reckoni...

BANGKOK -- As dawn broke in Sri Lanka on May 10, helicopters roared over the house of an elderly couple who had just sat down for...

Rajapaksa not only needs to go, he needs to face accountab...

Anti-government demonstrators scuffle with police during a protest, outside the police headquarters, amid Sri Lanka's economic crisis...

How is Sri Lanka's youth dealing with the economic crisis?

A protestor throws back a tear gas canister towards the police during a protest in Colombo on May 19, 2022. PHOTO: REUTERS We...

As Sri Lanka defaults for the first time, what’s next for...

Sri Lankan protesters wear masks of president Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s family members during a march demanding Gotabaya resign. Fil...