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January 21, 2020
Sri Lanka to treat war-missing as dead, issue certificates
Sri Lanka's president has decided that tens of thousands of people still missing from the country's quarter-century civil war ...
January 20, 2020
German court convicts Tamil man over killing of Sri Lanka FM
A German court convicted a Sri Lankan man Monday of accessory to murder in the 2005 killing of the South Asian nation's ...
November 27, 2019
Buddhist nationalists claim victory in Sri Lankan election
In this mountain city that was for centuries home to Sri Lanka’s kings and in recent years has been riven by religious ...
November 19, 2019
Sri Lanka’s new president may struggle to form government
Sri Lanka’s newly elected president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, may struggle to consolidate his victory. With many executive powers ...
November 18, 2019
Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new president
Former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa was sworn in as Sri Lanka’s president on Monday and appealed to minority Tamils ...
November 17, 2019
Former Sri Lankan defense chief wins presidential vote
Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a former defense official revered by Sri Lanka’s ethnic majority for his role in ending a bloody civil ...
November 16, 2019
Muslim voters attacked in Sri Lanka presidential election
Polls closed Saturday evening after a day of voting for Sri Lanka’s next president, an election marred by shots fired at a ...
November 15, 2019
Sri Lankans seek security in post-Easter attack election
Worries about Islamic extremism are paramount for many Sri Lankan voters while others hope to block former leaders accused ...
November 14, 2019
Sri Lankan journalists fear situation may worsen after vote
Forced to flee their country a decade ago to escape allegedly state-sponsored killer squads, Sri Lankan journalists living ...
October 23, 2019
Sri Lanka spy chief blamed for failures before Easter attack
A Sri Lankan parliamentary committee that investigated last April's Easter suicide bombings has concluded that the country's ...
October 18, 2019
Supreme Court takes up case over quick deportations
The Supreme Court will review a lower court ruling in favor of a man seeking asylum and which the Trump administration says ...
October 08, 2019
Sri Lanka's Sirisena exits, with reform promises unfulfilled
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has decided not to seek reelection next month after failing to fulfill many of the ...
September 18, 2019
Sri Lankan doctors strike over salary 'injustice'
Doctors at state-run hospitals across Sri Lanka began a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, demanding that the government resolve ...
August 27, 2019
New Sri Lankan army chief denies accusations of war abuses
Sri Lanka's newly appointed army chief on Monday denied accusations of rights abuses under his command during the country's ...
August 23, 2019
Sri Lanka attacks boost feared ex-official's bid for power
He is a feared former defense official accused of condoning rape, torture and shadowy disappearances of critics, but to many ...
August 06, 2019
Sri Lanka PM: Country must prepare for new terrorism phase
Sri Lanka's prime minister on Tuesday told a parliamentary committee investigating the Islamic State-inspired Easter Sunday ...
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