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Hundreds evacuated after deadly Sri Lanka dump collapse

Sri Lanka has moved over 400 families to temporary shelters after tonnes of rotting garbage collapsed onto a slum on Friday,

Bangladesh add Mehedi Hasan for upcoming ODI series against Sri Lanka


Dhaka: Bangladesh on Thursday included teenage off-spinner Mehedi Hasan to their one-day international line-up for a three-match series against Sri

Sri Lanka ex-leader’s brother shifts blame for killings

The brother of Sri Lanka’s former president Mahinda Rajapakse denied Tuesday involvement in war-era death squads, blaming the then army chief

Sri Lanka ex-leader’s brother ‘led death squad’: court

Colombo (AFP) – Former Sri Lanka president Mahinda Rajapakse’s brother Gotabhaya directed a top-secret death squad which targeted journalists

As drought slashes rice harvest, 900,000 face hunger in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, March 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The worst drought in five years has pushed 900,000 people in Sri Lanka into “acute food

Sri Lanka risks censure as president falters on war legacy

Colombo (AFP) – President Maithripala Sirisena came to power in Sri Lanka promising justice for war crimes, breaking from

Sri Lanka to scale back port deal with China


Cash-strapped Sri Lanka is to scale back a profitable but controversial deal to sell a deep-sea port to a Chinese

UN concerned at ‘serious’ abuses, torture in Sri Lanka

Reports of abuses including torture remain widespread in Sri Lanka eight years after the end of a decades-long civil war, the

Sri Lanka prison bus shooting kills seven: police

Attackers opened fire on a prison bus outside Colombo on Monday, killing five prisoners and two armed guards in the worst

Google internet balloon plan snagged in Sri Lanka: minister


Google’s venture to beam the internet to remote areas of the world via balloon has hit a legal snag in