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Maldives’ Chinese debt, political risk...

Maldives’ Chinese debt, political risk...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 20 2018

The Maldives’ economy has grown by an average of 6% a year for the last five years, buoyed by tourism...

Sri Lankan ambassador to Vienna recalled...

Sri Lankan ambassador to Vienna recalled...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 15 2018

The Sri Lankan embassy in Austria is also accredited to UN agencies in Vienna as well as Bosnia and Herzegovina,...

Sri Lanka seeks UN reprieve over war...

Sri Lanka seeks UN reprieve over war...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 15 2018

At least 100,000 people were killed during the separatist war between government forces and rebels from...

UN expert: Sri Lanka women selling kidneys...

UN expert: Sri Lanka women selling kidneys...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 12 2018

Loan sharks are also demanding annual interest rates of up to 220%

Sri Lanka to ban animal sacrifices at...

Sri Lanka to ban animal sacrifices at...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 12 2018

Hindus constitute about 12% of Sri Lanka's 21 million population, which is mainly Buddhist

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 opposition supporters block...

Sri Lanka opposition supporters block...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 6 2018

The government said the protest was nothing to do with provincial council elections or economic...

Sri Lanka probes deaths of wild...

Sri Lanka probes deaths of wild...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 3 2018

Sri Lanka considers elephants a national treasure and they are protected by law

Court orders arrest of Sri Lanka's top...

Court orders arrest of Sri Lanka's top...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 29 2018

Chandana Prasad Hettiarachchi, a navy intelligence officer, was accused of leading a hit squad that kidnapped...

Are we heading for a Southeast Asian...

Are we heading for a Southeast Asian...

Tribune Desk

Mon, Aug 27 2018

We can avoid a debt crisis if we play our cards right. This is the complete part of yesterday’s...

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...

Sri Lanka gets US military funding as...

Sri Lanka gets US military funding as...

South Asia

Tue, Aug 14 2018

Several senior military commanders from the Rajapakse regime have been denied visas to visit the US

Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka gets six...

Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka gets six...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 8 2018

The monk was convicted on four counts of contempt of court

Hendrick's ton on debut inspires South...

South Africa beat Sri Lanka in 3rd...

Cricket

Sun, Aug 5 2018

Hendricks made 102 off 89 deliveries to help South Africa post 363-7 before they bowled out the hosts...

Sri Lanka secures $1 billion Chinese...

Sri Lanka secures $1 billion Chinese...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 4 2018

Sri Lanka last year granted a 99-year lease on a strategic port to Beijing over its inability to repay...

Sri Lanka bat first against South Africa...

Sri Lanka bat first against South Africa...

Cricket

Sun, Jul 29 2018

The hosts, upbeat after a 2-0 whitewash of the Proteas in the Test series, included two fast bowlers...

Six-match ban for Sri Lanka's...

Six-match ban for Gunathilaka

Cricket

Fri, Jul 27 2018

Police said Danushka Gunathilaka was not an accused, but a cricket board hearing found him guilty of...

China's Xi offers fresh $295m grant...

China's Xi offers fresh $295m grant...

World

Tue, Jul 24 2018

The grant offer comes at a time when a Chinese firm is facing heavy criticism for allegedly financing...

EU warns Sri Lanka over death...

EU warns Sri Lanka over death...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 17 2018

Diplomats said they expected Sirisena to roll back the decision, but should the island go ahead it would...

Sri Lanka seeks hangman after death...

Sri Lanka seeks hangman after death...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 14 2018

A salary of $220 per month will be offered to the successful candidate