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Long delays in Sri Lanka's post-war reconciliation is not without cost, and its government should implement measures to resolve outstanding issues, the United Nations said... [Read More]
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Locals heard young British journalist scream as he was dragged away, but it was too late. [Read More]
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Sri Lanka signed a long delayed $1.1 billion deal on Saturday to lease its southern Hambantota port to China ignoring an appeal by opposition parties... [Read More]
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Stagnant pools left by monsoon rains prove ideal breeding ground for mosquitoes... [Read More]
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The United Nations criticized Sri Lanka on Friday for slow progress in addressing war crimes and past human rights abuses and said the international community... [Read More]
SRI LANKA-VIOLENCE/MUSLIMS:Sri Lanka arrests monk, police officer for anti-Muslim violence... [Read More]
(REUTERS) The arrests come a week after diplomats condemned violence against Muslims in Sri Lanka and urged the government to uphold minority rights and freedom... [Read More]
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Sri Lankan rescuers have pulled out more bodies under enormous mudslides as the death toll climbed to 146 with 112 others missing. [Read More]
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Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least 91 people while more than 100 are missing after torrential rain. [Read More]
Sri Lanka has rejected China's request to dock one of its submarines in Colombo this month, two senior government officials said on Thursday as the... [Read More]
Emergency workers looking for survivors after a massive rubbish dump collapsed in Sri Lanka suspended their search on Saturday night, having already extracted 19 bodies... [Read More]
COLOMBO—Emergency workers looking for survivors after a massive rubbish dump collapsed in Sri Lanka suspended their search on Saturday night, having already extracted 19 bodies... [Read More]
A U.N. rights watchdog called on Sri Lanka on Wednesday to investigate "routine torture" of detainees by security forces and rebuked its government for failing... [Read More]
Dozens of Sri Lankan nationalists on Thursday protested against a three-day visit by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, demanding he leave the island and stop... [Read More]
The Maldives legalized criminal defamation on Tuesday in a move criticized by the United Nations and which the opposition said was aimed at stifling dissent. [Read More]
Sri Lankan police arrested the eldest son of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday for misappropriation of funds in an apartment project, his lawyer said,... [Read More]
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