'Irreparable damage' could be done to Sri Lanka if Mahinda Rajapakse was allowed to remain as head of government, the court said.
03 Dec 2018 5:00 PM
Sirisena might rescind order of dissolving Parl, effectively pre-empting a court ruling that they expect to overturn his decision anyway.
01 Dec 2018 1:14 PM
US-Pakistan ties have been strained since Trump govt hit out at Islamabad for its lacklustre approach in combating terrorism by halting aid.
30 Nov 2018 7:59 PM
Rajapaksa loyalists declared the vote illegal and called into question the impartiality of the speaker.
30 Nov 2018 2:09 PM
Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan is located across the river Ravi, about four kilometres from the Dera Baba Nanak shrine.
28 Nov 2018 10:53 AM
Detaining of Khadim Hussain Rizvi, leader of Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan was not linked to Asia Bibi case, minister Fawad Chaudhry said.
24 Nov 2018 1:15 PM
Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the groundbreaking ceremony of the facilities at the crossing on the Pakistan side on November 28.
24 Nov 2018 8:59 AM
Sirisena's party members walked out of Parliament, protesting against Speaker Karu Jayasuriya's move to appoint five members of UPFA.
23 Nov 2018 4:35 PM
JVP boycotted the meeting and wrote to Sirisena stating he should end the crisis as he created it. Speaker Karu Jayasuriya also stayed away.
19 Nov 2018 10:21 AM
'Hitler and Napoleon (Bonaparte) suffered huge defeats and caused losses as they did not take U-turns,' Imran Khan said.
18 Nov 2018 9:06 AM
Brawl occurred day after Speaker announced there is no PM or government following no-confidence motion against disputed PM Rajapaksa.
16 Nov 2018 8:23 PM
About 1,000 Rohingya men, women and children protested against repatriations, shouting 'We want justice'.
16 Nov 2018 1:05 PM
US president and North's leader held a historic summit in Singapore earlier this year, signing a vaguely worded deal on denuclearisation.
15 Nov 2018 3:17 PM
Fearing repatriation, refugees who fled to Bangladesh with testimony of murder, rape and arson after a military crackdown went into hiding.
15 Nov 2018 12:33 PM
Speaker ruled that majority of 225-member assembly supported no-confidence motion against Rajapaksa who was made PM on Oct 26.
14 Nov 2018 11:23 AM
Sirisena on Sunday stoutly defended his move to dissolve Parliament, saying it was taken to prevent clashes among rival lawmakers.
12 Nov 2018 3:36 PM
Rajapaksa's move signaled that he would contest snap polls, to be held on Jan 5, under his own party banner and not that of SLFP.
11 Nov 2018 6:57 PM
Sirisena had called for January polls after it was clear Rajapaksa wouldn't command majority in legislature.
10 Nov 2018 7:31 PM
Sirisena called for January polls after it was clear Rajapaksa wouldn't command majority in legislature, a move opponents called illegal.
10 Nov 2018 1:20 PM
Her conviction in blasphemy case was overturned, but she had remained in prison as govt negotiated with hardliners demanding her execution.
08 Nov 2018 7:10 PM