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Sri Lanka raises strong objections with UNHRC President

Sri Lanka has raised strong objections with the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), accusing the Office of the High Commissioner for Human...

India, Sri Lanka and Maldives establish NSA trilateral sec...

India, Sri Lanka and the Maldives have established a trilateral secretariat for National Security Advisors (NSA) on Maritime Security C...

Diverse dimensions of Pakistan’s outreach to Sri Lanka

On February 23, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan embarked on a two-day visit to Sri Lanka to reinvigorate ties. He held comprehensiv...

Sri Lanka finally lifts ban on burial of COVID victims

The Sri Lankan government has lifted a controversial ban on the burial of bodies of people whose deaths were caused by the COVID-19 dis...

Wang Yi and Dinesh Gunawardena show common view on human r...

Wang Yi and Dinesh Gunawardena show common view on human rights. On Wednesday, February 24, the Chinese State Councilor and Foreig...

Imran Khan’s Sri Lanka visit may foster strategic partners...

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan (L) meets his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa (R) in Colombo, Sri Lanka on February 24,...

China can extend Hambantota port lease to 198 years, Sri L...

China signed a deal to lease the Hambantota port, located at the southern tip of Sri Lanka, in 2017. Photo: Xinhua Sri Lanka&r...

Impunity for civil war crimes in Sri Lanka risks future of...

A report submitted to the U.N. Human Rights Council warns of future violations and instability in Sri Lanka because of the government&r...

Pakistan, Sri Lanka discuss 'broad-based' partnership

The Pakistani and Sri Lankan leaderships have discussed ways to enhance their "broad-based" partnership, including peace, trade, and co...

Pakistan to give Sri Lanka US$ 50 million as credit for de...

The Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has pledged a US$ 50 million credit line for Sri Lankan defense projects, the Joint Communique i...

Probe into Sri Lanka attacks finds ex-president should fac...

Sri Lanka's ex-president and his intelligence chiefs should be prosecuted for failing to prevent suicide bombings two years ago on East...

Lanka refutes OHCHR charges, says it is a scapegoat in Big...

In its observations on the report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) communicated to the 46th session of t...

Pakistan, Sri Lanka to restart JWGs

Pakistan and Sri Lanka have agreed to reactivate the forum of Joint Working Groups (JWGs) for redressal of tec...

Core Group on Lanka to present resolution at the UNHRC

The Core Group on Sri Lanka in the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) announced on Friday that it will present a resolution on the rights...

Fishing in troubled waters: The palk strait dispute flares...

A maritime dispute between India and Sri Lanka remains unsolved, despite an agreement 47 years ago. Notwithstanding the 1974 Indo-Lanka...

Sri Lankan navy takes part in Pakistan-led naval exercises

The Sri Lankan navy participated in the multi-national maritime exercise AMAN-2021 hosted by the Pakistan Navy under the theme ‘T...

No defense agreement during Imran Khan’s Lanka visit

PNS Zulfiqar in Colombo. Sri Lanka and Pakistan will not be signing any defense agreement during the visit of the Pakistan Prime M...

BJP Can't Form Political Entity In Country: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's Election Commission Chairman Nimal Punchihewa on Monday shot down reports of India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) planning...

Sri Lanka may ask UNHRC to set up data base on war time de...

Dr. Rohan Gunaratna, Honorary Professor at the Sir John Kotelawala Defense University and Senior Advisor to its Department of Defense...

Sri Lanka import ban takes the spice out of life

An import ban in cash-strapped Sri Lanka is leaving a bad taste in the mouths of its curry lovers, depriving them of vital turmeric sup...

India reasserts itself in Sri Lanka after failing to swing...

Though India failed to get the East Container Terminal (ECT) project in Colombo port, it is now well on the way to bagging the West Con...