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Behind Sri Lanka’s turmoil, a China-India struggle for investments and influence

Gleaming cranes stretch out on the waterfront in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo as Chinese companies construct a $1.5 billion new commercial district, including hotels, marinas...

Sri Lanka ‘key component’ in 21st Century Maritime Silk Road: China

China has said that Sri Lanka is a key component in the '21st Century Maritime Silk Road' with two of its port engagements being...

Rising temperatures to carry big price tag in steamy Sri Lanka

Dinesh de Alwis has lived all his life in Ratmalana, a suburb of Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo. When he was young, he remembers, he would rush...

Sri Lanka woos tourists from India, expecting more growth this year

Sri Lanka is expecting a healthy growth in the number of Indian tourists arrivals this year as the island nation is out to woo...

Japanese helicopter carrier to tour South China Sea, Indian Ocean for two months

Japan will send a large helicopter carrier to the South China Sea and Indian Ocean for a second straight year as it looks to...

Sri Lanka moves to compensate war victims after years of delay

Sri Lanka on Wednesday announced the first steps in a long-delayed process to compensate victims of the civil war, nearly a decade after the end of...

Windies win toss, bat against Sri Lanka in 1st Test

West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and chose to bat first on the opening day of the first Test of a three-match...

Sri Lanka says pitch-fixing allegations hard to believe

Sri Lanka's top cricket administrators say it is difficult to believe allegations of pitch-fixing in a 2016 test match against Australia which have triggered a...

Sri Lanka sharply raises fuel prices under IMF pressure

Sri Lanka hiked fuel prices Thursday by up to 130 percent following pressure from the International Monetary Fund and its central bank to reduce the burden...

China, India leaders meet to patch up strained ties

President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met in central China Friday as they seek to repair ties that were marred by...