• Thursday, Nov 15, 2018
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Sri Lanka turmoil deepens as new PM...

Sri Lanka turmoil deepens as new PM...

World

Wed, Nov 14 2018

The Supreme Court stayed a presidential decree to dissolve parliament and hold fresh elections on Tuesday...

Rajapakse vows to hold polls despite...

Rajapakse vows to hold polls despite...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 11 2018

Rajapakse said he was meeting with lawyers ahead of a slew of legal challenges in the Supreme Court to...

Sri Lanka Tamils push parliament to...

Sri Lanka Tamils push parliament to...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 4 2018

The Sunday Times of Colombo newspaper described the sacking of the prime minister as 'sheer political...

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa back in power,...

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa back in power,...

World

Thu, Nov 1 2018

Rajapaksa has been accused by diplomats of serious human rights abuses in the war against rebels from...

Sri Lanka crisis worsens as ex-minister's...

Sri Lanka crisis worsens as ex-minister's...

South Asia

Sun, Oct 28 2018

President Sirisena is due to address the nation later Sunday

Brother of former Sri Lanka strongman...

Brother of former Sri Lanka strongman...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 10 2018

The government created the special court in May following criticism of the slow pace of handling cases...

Sri Lanka ex-president claims 'witch...

Sri Lanka ex-president claims 'witch...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 17 2018

Rajapakse, who ruled his country with an iron first for a decade, was interviewed by five detectives...

Sri Lanka to question ex-president over...

Sri Lanka to question ex-president over...

South Asia

Thu, Aug 16 2018

During Rajapakse's tenure, 17 journalists and media workers were killed

Sri Lanka arrests intel officer over...

Sri Lanka arrests intel officer over...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 15 2018

Several military intelligence officers are facing prosecution in connection with the assassination of...

NYT lambasts intimidation against Sri...

NYT lambasts intimidation against Sri...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 3 2018

Sri Lanka is ranked 131 of 180 nations on Reporters Without Borders world press freedom index

Firebrand Sri Lanka monk jailed for...

Firebrand Sri Lanka monk jailed for...

South Asia

Thu, Jun 14 2018

Last year the monk spent a month on the run as police pursued him in connection with a string of attacks...

US denies entry to son of former Sri...

US denies entry to son of former Sri...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 22 2018

Namal Rajapakse and a sibling have been charged with money-laundering. Other family members face corruption...

Sri Lanka makes first arrest over hate...

Sri Lanka makes first arrest over hate...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 12 2017

'Investigations were continuing into 16 major incidents of arson since April that hit Muslim homes, businesses,...

UN urges Sri Lanka to reduce army's...

UN urges Sri Lanka to reduce army's...

World

Thu, Oct 20 2016

Government forces still maintain a large presence in the former conflict zones and keep a close watch...