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Sri Lanka seize explosives from local Islamist radicals

Sri Lanka's police seized a haul of high explosives stashed near a wildlife sanctuary following the arrest of four men from a newly formed radical...

Sri Lanka probes ‘model prison’ after abuse video

Sri Lankan authorities Thursday launched an investigation into the country's newest prison after a video leaked on social media showed guards kicking, punching and assaulting...

Sri Lanka asks IMF to revive $1.5-billion bailout

Sri Lanka has appealed to the International Monetary Fund to revive a $1.5-billion bailout suspended during the island nation's political crisis late last year,...

Bank of China offers Sri Lanka $300 mln loan, option to raise to $1...

Bank of China, the country's fourth-biggest lender by assets, has offered a loan of $300 million to Sri Lanka which can be raised to $1 billion, a...

Rights group demands trial of new Sri Lanka army chief for alleged war crimes

A global rights group has demanded the international prosecution of Sri Lanka's new Army Chief Major General Shavendra Silva over allegations of war crimes...

Sri Lanka banks on RBI swaps to boost its reserves

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday (10) said that the SAARC swap arrangement with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is part...

Accused Sri Lanka war criminal named army’s second-in-command

Sri Lanka's president has appointed a general accused by the United Nations of war crimes to the country's second-highest army ranking, evoking outcry from...

Sri Lanka marks decade since journalist murder amid justice calls

Sri Lankan journalists Tuesday paid tribute to anti-establishment editor Lasantha Wickrematunge 10 years after his murder by a suspected government death squad that came...

Sri Lanka court refuses to test President’s sanity

A Sri Lanka court Monday rejected calls to subject the president to a mental health examination after he sacked a former ally, dissolved parliament and plunged the...

UN Secretary General welcomes resolution of political crisis in Sri Lanka

UN chief Antonio Guterres has welcomed the resolution of the political crisis in Sri Lanka and called on all the political actors to resolve...