Minelle Fernandez

Minelle Fernandez

Coronavirus pandemic

Sri Lanka election body mulls delaying polls due to coronavirus

Snap parliamentary election was delayed previously because of lockdown, but opposition urges holding them soon.

Sri Lanka election body mulls delaying polls due to coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic: Sri Lanka schools close for five weeks

All schools and universities in the country are now closed as it braces for a rise in coronavirus cases.

Coronavirus pandemic: Sri Lanka schools close for five weeks

Asia

Sri Lanka dengue: Authorities tackle spike in cases

Health officials fight increase in dengue cases in Sri Lanka with method successfully used in Australia.

Sri Lanka dengue: Authorities tackle spike in cases

News

Sri Lanka withdraws from UN war investigation pact

Sri Lanka withdraws from a UN resolution that would have allowed war crimes during the country's civil war to be investigated.

Sri Lanka withdraws from UN war investigation pact

Asia

Sri Lankan elephants' struggle to survive

Elephants and people are in an increasingly dangerous confrontation.

Sri Lankan elephants' struggle to survive

Asia

Sri Lanka PM admits shortcomings for Easter Sunday bombings

Coordinated suicide bombers struck 3 churches and 3 hotels, killing more than 250 people and leaving hundreds injured.

Sri Lanka PM admits shortcomings for Easter Sunday bombings

Asia

Sri Lanka blasts: Prior warnings ignored by intelligence agency

The police said the State Intelligence Service received repeated warnings of possible attacks and detailed a series of delays by all security agencies to act.

Sri Lanka blasts: Prior warnings ignored by intelligence agency

Asia

Sri Lanka anniversary: Paying tribute to soldiers of war

Al Jazeera takes a look at how victims are being remembered 10 years after the end of Sri Lanka's Civil War.

Sri Lanka anniversary: Paying tribute to soldiers of war

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's war: Victims demand justice for rights violations

Victims of civil war seek accountability from both Sri Lankan troops and Tamil Tiger rebels for crimes against civilians.

Sri Lanka's war: Victims demand justice for rights violations

Asia

10 years on, Sri Lanka grapples with war's legacy

Government forces fought the Tamil Tigers for over two decades, today Sri Lankans are struggling to rebuild their lives.

10 years on, Sri Lanka grapples with war's legacy

Asia

Sri Lanka bombings: Court approve use of DNA testing

Relatives of the killers say they did not know of their intentions, but not everyone believes them.

Sri Lanka bombings: Court approve use of DNA testing

Asia

Sri Lankan Muslims fear for safety after Easter Sunday attacks

Sporadic attacks on Muslim houses and shops have increased those fears.

Sri Lankan Muslims fear for safety after Easter Sunday attacks