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Santiago defends criticism of police action against LTTE sympathisers

The MP says he had also denounced the targeted persecution of the Rohingya by the Myanmar military and oppressed Palestinians in the past.

7 ditahan, cubaan hidupkan LTTE di Malaysia, kata polis

Polis Bukit Aman berkata, dua Adun DAP dari Melaka dan Negeri Sembilan itu bersama lima suspek lain berada dalam pemantauan polis sejak Nov lalu.

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in second T20 to seal series victory

Win finally arrives after 7 attempts.

Australia rejects UN call to release Tamil family

Refused refugee status, parents and daughters have been held at detention facility.

Sri Lanka orders fresh probe into Easter suicide bombings

Maithripala Sirisena says the commission has wide judicial powers to probe security and intelligence lapses.

Sri Lanka elephants run amok, 17 injured

Elephant expert Jayantha Jayewardene says the animals were in musth, and temple authorities had ignored proper procedures.

Sri Lanka wants Singapore to extradite ex-central bank chief

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has accused the island state's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of sheltering Arjuna Mahendran.

Australia intercepts Sri Lankan boat with 13 asylum seekers

The vessel is the 13th boat from Sri Lanka attempting to travel to Australia to seek asylum in the past 18 months.

Sri Lanka court orders remains of Easter attacker moved after protests

The remains will be exhumed and kept in a mortuary until a suitable place to bury them is found.

Perodua Bezza is best-selling new sub-1.0 litre sedan in Sri Lanka

Priced at RM86,200 since its launch in June 2017, the Perodua Bezza has found some 1,500 Sri Lankan buyers to date.

Cricket body to bar Sri Lankans with betting interest

Sri Lanka's sports minister Harin Fernando says he will introduce new regulations concerning claims of corruption and match-fixing in cricket.

De Silva ton lifts Sri Lanka to 244 against New Zealand

Sri Lanka's Dhananjaya de Silva put up a grand show on how to bat with the tail as the last four wickets helped the hosts get 114 runs against New Zealand.

Sri Lanka to bat in second test against New Zealand

The match is crucial for New Zealand to win to level the series after hosts Sri Lanka won the opener in Galle by six wickets.

Sri Lanka says international criticism over new army chief ‘unwarranted’

A UN panel accuses Shavendra Silva's army division of suspected extrajudicial executions of unarmed rebels in the final week of Sri Lanka's 26-year-long war.

General accused of war crimes appointed Sri Lanka army chief

The appointment of Shavendra Silva as army chief prompts international criticism for war crimes committed during Sri Lanka's civil war against the Tamils.

Sri Lanka probes elephant cruelty at Buddhist parade

Animal-lovers slams authorities for forcing the aged animal to participate in the annual Esala pageant.

Dining at Sri Lanka’s best: Upali’s by Nawaloka

The restaurant is run by David Cruse and Upali Dharmadasa, both high-profile individuals in the business and hospitality industry.

Sri Lanka’s wartime defence chief launches presidential bid

Gotabaya Rajapaksa is widely seen as the frontrunner in a presidential election that must be held before Dec 9.

Sri Lankans want a strongman leader, favour Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Gotabaya could likely make a comeback into Sri Lankan politics as Sinhalese Buddhist-majority Sri Lankans want his tough ruling back again.

Sri Lanka fans throw birthday party for Williamson in stadium

Fans treated Kane Williamson to a birthday cake and the Kiwi captain took a bite and posed for selfies with fans.

Sri Lanka cricket coach given deadline to quit

Chandika Hathurusingha will be given until the start of Sri Lanka's home Test series against New Zealand, which begins on Aug 14, to quit.

Sri Lanka to offer free visas on arrival to boost tourism

Visa-free entry will be available to 48 nations, including China, India, and the United Kingdom.

Sri Lanka to honour retired quick Kulasekara

Kulasekara will be honoured at a ceremony for his services to Sri Lankan cricket.

UN official says some Sri Lankan laws discriminately applied

After an eight-day visit to Sri Lanka, a UN expert states that its laws are used to jeopardise the rights for public protests.