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Sri Lanka president warns West investment...

Sri Lanka president warns West investment...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 1 2019

India's foreign and defence ministers held talks with counterparts from Japan on Saturday in a bid...

India offers funds to Sri Lanka in bid...

India offers funds to Sri Lanka in bid...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 30 2019

The separatists' defeat in 2009 was followed by allegations of widespread human rights abuses towards...

Sri Lanka president to call snap parliamentary...

Sri Lanka president to call snap parliamentary...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 22 2019

Currently the Rajapaksas and their allies have just 96 lawmakers in the 225-seat parliament, making it...

Charges dropped against new Sri Lanka...

Charges dropped against new Sri Lanka...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 21 2019

Under Sri Lanka's constitution, no court proceedings can be maintained against a serving...

Uncle Sam and the Mandarin dragon in...

Uncle Sam and the Mandarin dragon in...

Opinion

Wed, Nov 20 2019

What does Gotabaya mean for Sri Lanka? 

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa likely to re-boot...

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa likely to re-boot...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Under Mahinda, who may become prime minister, Sri Lanka secured almost $7 billion in loans from China,...

Symbolic swearing-in for Sri Lanka's...

Symbolic swearing-in for Sri Lanka's...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 18 2019

The inauguration was held at a revered Buddhist shrine with an imposing stupa - reputedly built by a...

Violence mars Sri Lankan presidential...

Violence mars Sri Lankan presidential...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 16 2019

The assailants set fire to tyres on the road and set up makeshift roadblocks before shooting at and pelting...

Sri Lanka’s foreign policy in the ballot...

Sri Lanka’s foreign policy in the ballot...

Shahab Enam Khan

Sat, Nov 16 2019

The polls might bring a 180-degree turn in Sri Lanka’s international trajectory

Sri Lanka presidential race tightens...

Sri Lanka presidential race tightens...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 15 2019

Votes will be counted soon after polling stations close that evening but the results are not expected...

Sri Lanka author attacked ahead of key...

Sri Lanka author attacked ahead of key...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 14 2019

The attackers stormed the home of Lasantha Wijeratne, who released his book "Wasteful Development...

Sri Lanka govt pledges to hold off signing...

Sri Lanka govt pledges to hold off signing...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 7 2019

The grant, from the US Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), aims to reduce poverty by upgrading provincial...

Rajapakse vows to scrap Sri Lanka war...

Rajapakse vows to scrap Sri Lanka war...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 15 2019

Gotabhaya was defence secretary during his brother's rule, when troops were accused of killing up...

Sri Lanka ex-defence chief launches...

Sri Lanka ex-defence chief launches...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 10 2019

Launching his campaign in Sri Lanka's ancient city of Aruradhapura known for its Buddhist history,...

Sri Lankan court dismisses challenge...

Sri Lankan court dismisses challenge...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 5 2019

The three-judge panel of the Appeal Court unanimously dismissed the case that challenged the validity...

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa faces court test...

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa faces court test...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 30 2019

Rajapaksa is widely seen as the election frontrunner because of his popularity among majority Sinhala...

Sri Lanka presidential frontrunner loses...

Sri Lanka presidential frontrunner loses...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 12 2019

Rajapaksa, who denies the charges, is widely seen as the frontrunner in the presidential election that...

Sri Lankan presidential hopeful Gotabaya...

Sri Lankan presidential hopeful Gotabaya...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 9 2019

Sri Lanka does not allow dual citizenship and foreign nationals cannot contest elections

Sri Lankan presidential hopeful Rajapaksa...

Sri Lankan presidential hopeful Rajapaksa...

South Asia

Fri, Jun 28 2019

Rajapaksa, the younger brother of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, is seeking to renounce his US citizenship...

Sri Lanka's wartime defence chief sued...

Sri Lanka's wartime defence chief sued...

South Asia

Thu, Apr 11 2019

Gotabaya, popular among many Sri Lankans for his role in winning a 26-year war that ended in 2009