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US, Lanka resolved to work together for peace, security in Indo-Pacific: Joint statement

The United States and Sri Lanka resolved to work together to foster peace, security and ensure a safe maritime domain in the Indian and Pacific oceans, the two countries said...

Sri Lanka marks war anniversary with thousands still missing

Still reeling from the Easter terror attacks, Sri Lanka commemorates this weekend 10 years since the end of a bloody civil war that killed...

‘I am going back to a life without my wife,’ says Briton whose bride...

A BRITON whose bride died on their honeymoon two days after arriving in Sri Lanka was allowed to return home after a court lifted...

Two Indian climbers die on world’s third highest mountain

TWO Indian climbers have died and a Chilean is missing on Mount Kanchenjunga, the world's third-highest mountain, expedition organisers said Thursday (16). Biplab Baidya, 48,...

Donald Trump to propose merit-based immigration system

IN A major policy speech Thursday (16), US president Donald Trump is all set to announce a new proposal to overhaul the country's immigration...

China ready to enhance Sri Lanka’s counter-terrorism capabilities: Prez Xi tells Srisena

Chinese president Xi Jinping has promised his Sri Lankan counterpart Maithripala Sirisena full support in combating terrorism and boost the country's counter-terrorism capabilities, nearly a month after...

Wife of Sri Lanka church bomber delivers their first baby post-Easter attacks

The wife of a Sri Lankan suicide bomber, who blew himself up at the St Anthony's Church, delivered their first baby two weeks after...

Extremist jailed for leaving memory sticks containing terror material in shoes at mosques

A MAN who left USB sticks containing terrorist propaganda inside shoes of Muslim worshippers outside mosques has been jailed. Omar Ashfaq, who travelled to mosques...

From street cricket to world’s best spinner: Pakistan hails Sana Mir

Pakistan showered praise this week on Sana Mir, the former women's cricket team captain who rose from bowling in the streets to become the...

International cricket gets first woman match referee

The International Cricket Council on Tuesday (14) named GS Lakshmi as the first woman on the international panel of match referees, making her eligible...