Sri Lanka today stoutly opposed a US sponsored resolution coming up against the country at the ongoing UN Human Rights Council, terming it as "unfair and unjust".
India today paid homage to its soldiers who lost their lives while fighting Tamil rebels on a peacekeeping mission in northern Sri Lanka.
Human Rights Watch pushes for 'independent, international' probe into war crimes committed during final months of Sri Lankan conflict
Island nation under pressure after photos suggest young son of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam leader Velupillai Prabakaran was executed after being captured. His death was deliberate and calculated, alleges activist.
A British channel has come out with a documentary featuring the pictures of the alleged cold-blooded killing of LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran's 12-year-old son, which was today dismissed by Sri Lanka as "lies, half-truths and numerous forms of speculation". Tamils slams Lanka
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday left for a two-day personal visit to India during which he will offer prayers at Bodh Gaya and Tirupathi but will not engage with Indian leaders.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has ruled out greater political autonomy for Tamils, saying ethnicity-based division was “not practical” for the country, appearing to back away from his promise made as part of the country’s reconciliation process.
Sri Lanka has accused a delegation of international jurists led by former Chief Justice of India JS Verma of attempting to undermine its sovereignty and violating visa norms.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today sacked the country's first woman Chief Justice by ratifying her controversial impeachment by Parliament on corruption charges despite protests at home and global calls for restraint, pushing the nation into the brink of a major Constitutional stand-off.
Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapakse today sacked the country's first woman chief justice by ratifying parliament's vote to impeach her, his spokesman said.
Sri Lanka has recalled its envoy to Saudi Arabia to protest the execution of a young maid from the country even as the media here lamented the government's failure to prevent Riyadh from going ahead with the action.
Women in Sri Lanka on Monday joined into pay tribute to the 23-year-old 'brave heart' Delhi gang-rape victim, calling for stringent punishment for the culprits.
Authorities in Sri Lanka have arrested 100 Chinese nationals for currency fraud in a series of raids in and around the capital Colombo, police said on Saturday.
Maldives authorities today prevented the former president who was ousted in February from leaving the island nation to visit his ill father in Bangkok, a party lawmaker said.
Flash floods and landslides have killed at least nine people and left thousands homeless in Sri Lanka, disaster management officials said today.