UN rights chief suggests Colombo's persistent failure to investigate atrocities stems from fear of punishing soldiers.
by Minelle Fernandez
Media20 Feb 2017 16:05 GMT
Five arrested military intelligence officers are suspected of killing prominent anti-establishment newspaper editor.
Wild Animals18 Feb 2017 09:00 GMT
By making its own antivenom, Sri Lanka could boost its technology capacity and become a model exporter for others.
Sri Lanka22 Jan 2017 11:12 GMT
Dry spell affects more than a million people, with authorities warning of more water shortages.
Inside Story07 Jan 2017 19:13 GMT
China buys part of a port in Hambantota for the next 99 years, but critics complain a Chinese colony is being built.
Asia07 Jan 2017 11:35 GMT
Protesters say the deal will take over private land for an industrial zone in which China will have a major stake.
Religion22 Dec 2016 06:51 GMT
Assembly work resumes on the Guinness World Record-breaking 325-foot-tall Christmas tree taking shape in Colombo.
Women's Rights20 Dec 2016 08:34 GMT
To deflect the sexist charge of being barren viragos, female politicians in the region have to deny their sexuality.
Sri Lanka27 Sep 2016 11:44 GMT
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 Lanka24 Sep 2016 13:23 GMT
In a village of abandoned wells, ancient water management techniques are throwing a lifeline to desperate villagers.
Arts & Culture20 Sep 2016 11:21 GMT
How architect Geoffrey Bawa changed Sri Lanka's architecture and historical preservation efforts.
Sport06 Aug 2016 10:49 GMT
All-round Perera helps hosts win Warne-Muralitharan trophy for the first time after a 229-run win in the second Test.
Arts & Culture04 Jul 2016 07:21 GMT
In Kimbulapitiya village, fireworks manufacturers rely on taking deadly risks and innovation to meet soaring demand.
Inside Story03 Jul 2016 21:24 GMT
President Sirisena is under pressure to fulfill his post-civil war promises of accountability and justice.
Sri Lanka15 Jun 2016 11:38 GMT
Rifts remain after deadly anti-Muslim riots in 2014 killed four and caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage.
War & Conflict06 Jun 2016 13:26 GMT
Seven years after the conflict ended, many of the physical, emotional and psychological wounds of war remain unhealed.
by Mukul Kesavan
by Richard Falk
by Zarina Banu
by Jason Hickel
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