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Sri Lanka seize explosives from local...

Sri Lanka seize explosives from local...

World

Sat, Jan 19 2019

Official sources said the discovery was made during investigations into recent hate attacks against Buddha...

Wickremesinghe: Sri Lanka struggles...

Wickremesinghe: Sri Lanka struggles...

South Asia

Thu, Jan 10 2019

Sri Lanka faces $5.9 billion in foreign debt repayments in 2019, a record for the cash-strapped...

278 skeletons found at Sri Lanka mass...

278 skeletons found at Sri Lanka mass...

South Asia

Sat, Dec 29 2018

Dozens of women and children as well as men were buried at the site in Mannar where Tamil guerrillas...

Sri Lanka president names new cabinet...

Sri Lanka president names new cabinet...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 20 2018

Sirisena had earlier fired Wickremesinghe, accusing his government of failing to seriously investigate...

Sri Lanka lawmakers defect from president...

Sri Lanka lawmakers defect from president...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 19 2018

On Thursday Sri Lanka's Supreme Court ruled that Sirisena's decision to dissolve parliament before...

Sri Lanka, Maldives, and the new great...

Sri Lanka, Maldives, and the new great...

Selina Mohsin

Mon, Dec 17 2018

Is trouble brewing in the Indian Ocean?

Wickremesinghe returns as Sri Lanka...

Wickremesinghe returns as Sri Lanka...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 16 2018

His comeback is an embarrassment for President Maithripala Sirisena

Sri Lanka parliament passes confidence...

Sri Lanka parliament passes confidence...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 13 2018

The Supreme Court is considering whether to rule that the dissolution is unconstitutional. If it does,...

Sri Lanka president weighs backing down...

Sri Lanka president weighs backing down...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 3 2018

A spokesman for Sirisena, Dharmasri Ekanayake, said he was unaware of any such plans

Sri Lanka court restrains Rajapaksa...

Sri Lanka court restrains Rajapaksa...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 3 2018

A majority of legislators asked the court last week to intervene, saying Rajapakse remained in office...

Sri Lanka parliament halts ministers'...

Sri Lanka parliament halts ministers'...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 30 2018

Foreign countries have yet to recognize the new government

Sri Lanka's top military official in...

Sri Lanka's top military official in...

South Asia

Wed, Nov 28 2018

Police believe the 11 victims were murdered while in the illegal custody of the navy

Wickremesinghe's party vows to take...

Wickremesinghe's party vows to take...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 26 2018

Wickremesinghe's United National Party (UNP) said it would call a parliamentary vote this week to...

Sri Lanka president vows never to reappoint...

Sri Lanka president vows never to reappoint...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 25 2018

Wickremesinghe's party has a majority in parliament and Sirisena's bid to bring back the country's...

Sri Lanka president suffers latest setback...

Sri Lanka president suffers latest setback...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 23 2018

Sri Lanka has been politically paralysed since October 26 when President Maithripala Sirisena sacked...

Sri Lanka holds sovereign bond issues...

Sri Lanka holds sovereign bond issues...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 22 2018

Sirisena dissolved parliament and called snap elections on January 5 but the legislature, restored by...

Rajapaksa may lose budget even as he...

Rajapaksa may lose budget even as he...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 20 2018

Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya said in a statement that investigations have begun into Friday's...

Sri Lanka president seeks talks to end...

Sri Lanka president seeks talks to end...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 18 2018

The Indian Ocean nation has been paralysed since October 26 when Sirisena deposed Ranil Wickremesinghe...

Bottles, chili paste thrown as Sri Lanka...

Bottles, chili paste thrown as Sri Lanka...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 17 2018

Sirisena dissolved parliament last week and called elections, but the Supreme Court ordered a suspension...

Sri Lanka grinds to political halt amid...

Sri Lanka grinds to political halt amid...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 15 2018

Parliament passed the no-confidence motion against recently appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa...

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...