Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka exhumes body of prominent slain editor

The remains of a newspaper editor who was killed seven years ago has been exhumed as part of a new probe into his death.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Ancient innovations combat water woes

In a village of abandoned wells, ancient water management techniques are throwing a lifeline to desperate villagers.

Arts & Culture

Sri Lanka: Ena de Silva's moving house

How architect Geoffrey Bawa changed Sri Lanka's architecture and historical preservation efforts.


Sri Lanka thrash Australia to wrap up Test series

All-round Perera helps hosts win Warne-Muralitharan trophy for the first time after a 229-run win in the second Test.

Arts & Culture

Playing with fire in Sri Lanka's fireworks village

In Kimbulapitiya village, fireworks manufacturers rely on taking deadly risks and innovation to meet soaring demand.

Inside Story

Is Sri Lanka on the path to reconciliation?

President Sirisena is under pressure to fulfill his post-civil war promises of accountability and justice.

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Sri Lanka: Muslims remember Buddhist hardliner attacks

Rifts remain after deadly anti-Muslim riots in 2014 killed four and caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage.

War & Conflict

The scars of Sri Lanka's civil war

Seven years after the conflict ended, many of the physical, emotional and psychological wounds of war remain unhealed.

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The agony of Sri Lanka's landslide survivors

Victims in Aranayake still in shock a week after massive mudslides killed more than 100 people with another 100 missing.

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Hopes fading for Sri Lanka's landslide survivors

Death toll rises to 57 with scores missing as rain hampers rescue efforts in the central region of Aranayaka.

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Sri Lanka landslide rescue efforts hampered by rains

At least 37 people killed and over 350,000 affected after mudslides cover villages in worst-hit Kegalle district.


Why Sri Lanka beats India in maternal mortality ratios

Midwives are central to Sri Lanka's commitment to mother and child health and their approach is inspiring South Asia.


UN rights chief visits Sri Lanka over war crimes probe

UN official to examine progress of country's probe into atrocities amid concerns of lack of push for accountability.


Sri Lanka arrests ex-president's son over graft charges

Yoshitha Rajapaksa among four detained after long probe into alleged financial offences linked to TV station.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Sri Lankan president: No allegations of war crimes

After UN probe into the country's civil war, Maithripala Sirisena downplays allegations as "human rights violations".