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Maldives orders Mohammed Nasheed to return

Prison leave to undergo treatment in London cancelled

20 Apr 2016 6:15 AM

US: Sri Lanka rights abuse in 2015 too

Widespread impunity continued last year in Sri Lanka for the crimes committed during the armed conflict with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and following the end of the civil war, a new report r

15 Apr 2016 12:02 AM

‘LTTE can’t revive its movement’

The LTTE cannot revive its separatist movement in Sri Lanka without its leader Velupillai Prabakaran, a senior Northern Province official on Wednesday asserted, downplaying fears of re-emergence of m

07 Apr 2016 12:19 AM

Sri Lanka to grant minority Tamils more autonomy

Sri Lanka’s Parliament on Tuesday launched a process to draw up a new Constitution aimed at preventing a return to ethnic war by granting minority Tamils greater autonomy.

06 Apr 2016 7:02 AM

Bangladesh heist: 6 Sri Lankans banned from leaving

A Sri Lankan court banned foreign travel by six directors of a foundation that the police said was remitted some of the $101 million stolen in the hacking of Bangladesh Central Bank’s account at the F

24 Mar 2016 6:41 AM

Chinese company to resume work on Sri Lankan port city

The project was suspended because of questions about its environmental impact.

15 Mar 2016 6:48 PM

Lanka appoints panel to probe media harassment under Rajapaksa

Secretary under Sirisena by mid June. Media freedom in Sri Lanka was rated low when the former president was at the helm for a decade.

10 Mar 2016 5:05 PM

Sri Lanka PM seeks probe into 'missing' wartime gold

About half the 150 kilograms of gold recovered by the military during the war is still in its hands.

09 Mar 2016 5:48 PM

Sangakkara turns SL selector ahead of ICC World Twenty20

The Islanders sacked existing selection panel after national team’s ‘recent failures’.

08 Mar 2016 12:17 PM

Seven years after war, Sri Lanka bans mines

Sri Lanka’s government Thursday announced it would ban landmines and promised to destroy its stockpiles of the explosive devices, nearly seven years after its protracted civil war ended.

04 Mar 2016 3:36 AM