function dap(pg, width, height) { var randomId = "dapAd" + Math.floor(Math.random() * 10000000000); document.write("
"); dapMgr.enableACB(randomId, false); dapMgr.renderAd(randomId, pg, width, height); }
Skip navigation

Gunmen shoot Sri Lanka investigative journalist

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen shot and seriously wounded a Sri Lankan investigative journalist, colleagues and officials said on Saturday, prompting condemnation from the United Nations' top human rights official. Full story

Sri Lankan military inquiry says army did not shell civilians

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan military investigators said on Friday that the army did not shell civilians as it crushed a Tamil rebellion, refuting international allegations of human rights atrocities. Full story

Iranian ship back home after Sri Lankan escape - data

DUBAI (Reuters) - An Iranian-flagged cargo ship that fled Sri Lankan waters after weeks of detention by the island nation's navy has arrived back in Iran, according to ship-tracking data published by Reuters. Full story

Sri Lanka recalls envoy from Saudi after maid beheaded

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka recalled its envoy to Saudi Arabia after the execution of a Sri Lankan housemaid over the death of an infant in her care in 2005, the government said on Thursday. Full story

Cricketer Herath alive and bowling despite death rumors

SYDNEY (Reuters) - As Mark Twain might have said, rumors of the death of Sri Lankan spinner Rangana Herath which spread like wildfire across social media late on Friday proved to be greatly exaggerated. Full story

Ten killed in prison gunfight with Sri Lankan police

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Ten people were killed in a gunfight in a Sri Lankan's biggest jail on Friday that started when police conducting a routine search came under fire from inmates, officials and police said. Full story

Sponsored Links
advertisement | ad info

Related Photos

A labourer rests near a market before May day in Colombo
A labourer rests near a market before May day in Colombo

A labourer rests near a market before May day in Colombo April 30, 2013. Sri Lankan labourers will take a day off on May day to celebrate International Labourers Day and to attend May day rallies. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)

Labourers are seen at the construction site of the Colombo Municipal Council before May day in Colombo
Labourers are seen at the construction site of the Colombo Municipal Council before May day in Colombo

Labourers are seen at the construction site of the Colombo Municipal Council before May day in Colombo April 30, 2013. Sri Lankan labourers will take a day off on May day to celebrate International Labourers Day and to attend May day rallies. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: POLITICS SO

A labourer carries a package for a customer at a market before May day in Colombo
A labourer carries a package for a customer at a market before May day in Colombo

A labourer carries a package for a customer at a market before May day in Colombo April 30, 2013. Sri Lankan labourers will take a day off on May day to celebrate International Labourers Day and to attend May day rallies. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY BUSINESS EMPLOY

Sri Lankan actress Weeraratne from National Association of Artists sits on with other artists during Adishtana Pooja in front of Independence Square in Colombo
Sri Lankan actress Weeraratne from National Association of Artists sits on with other artists during Adishtana Pooja in front of Independence Square in Colombo

Sri Lankan actress Sangeetha Weeraratne from the National Association of Artists sits on with other artists during an Adishtana Pooja, a prayer of determination, in front of the Independence Square in Colombo April 11, 2013. Stakeholders of the Sri Lankan film industry sat peacefully on the steps of