Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea. The island is geographically separated from the Indian subcontinent by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait. The legislative capital, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, is a suburb of the commercial capital and largest city, Colombo.
A Sri Lankan hardline Buddhist monk who is accused of inciting violence against ethnic minority Muslims and was convicted of contempt of court walked free from jail on Thursday after a presidential.. Reuters - Published
Sri Lanka’s cabinet is set to approve a tripartite agreement with India and Japan for the Eastern Container Terminal. It could be one of the first agreements to be signed by the new government here.. IndiaTimes - Published
According to a report by Reuters, Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated scholar for what they claim are links with Zahran Hashim, the suspected ringleader of the Easter Sunday bombings,..
According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that investigators have dismantled a large part of the network linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings, but..
U.S. President Donald Trump participated in a dinner for the National Day of Prayer in Washington D.C., saying he mourned for Christians recently murdered during the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka..
The U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka said on Tuesday that some of the Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people were likely still at large and could be planning more..
Sri Lanka authorities have confirmed through DNA tests that one of the two suicide bombers who died in the Shangri-La Hotel bombing during Easter Sunday attacks was local NTJ leader Zahran Cassim Firstpost - Published
Weeping Sri Lankan Catholics lit candles and prayed in a memorial service outside a bombed church on Tuesday, one month after Easter bombings by Islamist militants killed more than 250 people. Reuters - Published
After coming under fire for not acting on warnings about Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is now facing criticism over his leadership in the.. Reuters - Published
Buddhist Sri Lankans marked the festival of Vesak in low key celebrations on Saturday amid heightened religious tensions in the Indian Ocean nation following the deadly Easter Sunday attacks that.. Reuters - Published
Sri Lanka's army on Thursday defended its decision to reinstate an intelligence official arrested in 2017 on suspicion he attacked journalists, saying he is the right person to investigate the Easter.. Reuters - Published
Some tourism officials say the damage to the industry after the bombings is worse than during the 26-year civil war between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and the government Firstpost - Published
Sri Lanka said on Wednesday that hardline Buddhist groups were likely to blame for a wave of anti-Muslim riots that swept the island this week in apparent retaliation for Easter bombings by Islamist.. Reuters - Published
Sri Lanka's army said on Wednesday it was investigating a video posted on social media that showed a man dressed as a soldier walking away seconds before a mob attacked a building during anti-Muslim.. Reuters - Published