President Maithripala Sirisena has been extending the emergency on 22nd of each month since April 21 attacks on 3 hotels and 3 churches.
23 Aug 2019 1:22 PM
President Maithripala Sirisena has said the attacks were the work of international drug dealers to sabotage his anti-narcotics drive.
25 Jul 2019 3:32 PM
NTJ leader Zahran Hashim made a video with fellow NTJ members pledging allegiance to ISIL leader Abu Bakr Al-Bagdadi.
25 Jul 2019 8:58 AM
Tourism industry officials said there have seen 70 per cent cancellations of prior bookings after the attacks.
24 Jul 2019 3:51 PM
The Islamic State group also claimed responsibility for the attacks.
22 Jul 2019 4:05 PM
The statement comes amid a nationwide narcotics crackdown, with President aiming to reintroduce capital punishment for drug offences.
16 Jul 2019 9:15 AM
Modi paid a stopover visit to the island nation earlier this month on his way back to India from the Maldives.
26 Jun 2019 8:59 AM
The ISIS terror group claimed the attacks, but the government blamed the local terror group NTJ for the bombings.
22 May 2019 1:58 PM
Fernando handed over his resignation letter Thursday on a request made by President Sirisena, Colombo Gazette reported.
25 Apr 2019 7:12 PM