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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]
The Maldives speaker of parliament survived an impeachment vote on Monday amid chaos after a dozen opposition legislators were sent out from the chamber for... [Read More]
Sri Lanka must make more progress toward meeting commitments to establishing a credible investigation into alleged war crimes during the country's civil war and... [Read More]
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China signed a deal with Sri Lanka late last year to further develop the strategic port of Hambantota and build a huge industrial zone nearby,... [Read More]
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China signed a deal with Sri Lanka late last year to further develop the strategic port of Hambantota and build a huge industrial zone nearby,... [Read More]
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War crimes issue highly divisive, seven years after the 26-year conflict between government and Tamil Tigers... [Read More]
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Sri Lanka will sell to a Chinese company 80 percent of a $1.5-billion port in its south, where China has also been offered an investment... [Read More]
Sri Lanka's government must "clearly demonstrate" its political will and commitment to better protect the Indian Ocean island's minorities by taking urgent steps to resolve... [Read More]
Fewer than half of Maldives lawmakers voted on Wednesday in favor of leaving the Commonwealth, highlighting deep divisions over last week's decision by President Abdulla... [Read More]
The head of Sri Lanka's anti-corruption body resigned on Monday, government officials said, days after President Maithripala Sirisena implied her agency was favoring the rival... [Read More]
The Maldives said on Thursday it will leave the Commonwealth, weeks after the organization warned it could be suspended because of its lack of progress... [Read More]
* Sources say government indicated it would take big chunk of debt... [Read More]
Former Maldivian leader Mohamed Nasheed said he has been working with his old rival, another former president who had him jailed again and again, to... [Read More]
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday urged Sri Lanka to do more to redress wrongs committed during 26 years of war with Tamil rebels,... [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]
A court in the Maldives jailed former vice president Ahmed Adeeb for 10 years on terrorism charges, his lawyer said on Monday, after a closed-door... [Read More]
Britain has granted refugee status to Mohamed Nasheed, former president of the Maldives, who was jailed in 2015 after a trial that drew international criticism,... [Read More]
The Maldives government said on Wednesday it would allow jailed leaders of rival parties to take part in talks on resolving the country's political crisis. [Read More]
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