Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Muslim ministers quit to protest 'threat to community'

Muslim ministers resign after hardline Buddhist monks demand their removal following deadly Easter bombings.

Sri Lanka Muslim ministers quit to protest 'threat to community'

Asia

Sri Lanka civil war: Victim's father vows to fight for justice

The father of a boy who was executed during the civil war wants to seek justice from the International Criminal Court in the Netherlands.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka president pardons hardline Buddhist monk

No reason given for the pardon, which comes a week after Buddhist hardliners attacked Muslim-owned properties.

Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, Muslims say Sinhala neighbours turned against them

Muslims live in fear after wave of attacks is blamed on Buddhist hardliners in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings.

In Sri Lanka, Muslims say Sinhala neighbours turned against them

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.

Counting the Cost

The US, Iran and global oil markets

As a US attack group steams to the Strait of Hormuz, we examine how important the world's oil gateway is.

Asia

Sri Lanka anniversary: 10 years since civil war ended

The UN estimates that 40,000 civilians were killed in the last few months of the fighting as the government launched its final assault on the Tamil Tigers.

Opinion

How the UN failed Tamil civilians in 2009

And how the legacy of this failure is still endangering lives in Sri Lanka and beyond.

Nirmanusan Balasundaram

by Nirmanusan Balasundaram

Nirmanusan Balasundaram

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

Gotabaya Rajapaksa confirms presidential run in anxious Sri Lanka

Former defence secretary accused of war crimes positions himself as 'law and order' candidate after deadly attacks.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa confirms presidential run in anxious Sri Lanka

Inside Story

Can Sri Lanka ever achieve lasting peace | Inside Story

Religious tensions rise as country marks 10 years since end of the civil war.

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.

Asia

Sri Lanka: Curfew lifted amid religious tension

Government minister says 'Buddhist extremists' are behind the anti-Muslim attacks this week, following the Easter Sunday attacks.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Hardline Buddhists 'likely behind attacks on Muslims'

Minister blames hardline Buddhist groups for ransacking mosques and attacking shops across Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: Hardline Buddhists 'likely behind attacks on Muslims'

Asia

Sri Lanka unrest: Violence against Muslims increases

Leaders warn that violence will not only increase tension but also hinder the investigation into the Easter bombings.