Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka cricket officials call for probe into match-fixing

Hours after Al Jazeera's documentary on cricket match-fixing aired, Sri Lanka's cricket board suspended two persons involved and called for a criminal investigation into the alleged corruption.

Exclusive

Cricket match-fixers caught in the act in Sri Lanka

Reporter films Indian fixer boasting of bribing Sri Lankan groundsman to doctor pitch in Test matches.

Exclusive: Cricket match-fixers caught in the act in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Deadly floods displaced hundreds of thousands

Floods and landslides in 2017 caused more than 200 deaths, but officials hope that better planning this year will make a major difference.

Sri Lanka

Deadly monsoon rains lash Sri Lanka

At least 12 people have died and more than 40,000 displaced after heavy rains affect much of country.

Deadly monsoon rains lash Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Monsoon thunderstorms kill five in Sri Lanka

Thousands more homeless as monsoon rains wreak havoc in western and central parts of the island.

Sri Lanka: Severe monsoon thunderstorms kill five

Sri Lanka

Displaced Sri Lankans defy navy to reclaim homeland

For the first time since country's civil war ended in 2009, civilians have reclaimed their land occupied by military.

Displaced Sri Lankans defy military to reclaim homeland

Tamil Tigers

'No peace in our lives': Sri Lanka's missing thousands

Can the Office of Missing Persons provide answers in a country with the world's second highest number of disappearances?

Sri Lanka

Distrust as Sri Lanka sets up body to probe missing people

Office of Missing Persons established to investigate disappearances of thousands of people during country's civil war.

101 East

Sri Lanka: Abduction Island

Once a weapon of war, abductions are still happening in Sri Lanka. Is there justice for the nation's disappeared?

Asia

Pigeon racing takes flight in Sri Lanka

Enthusiasts attending Jaffna's first ever pigeon race say it is a great way to unwind and feel at one with nature.

Asia

Sri Lanka's president suspends parliament

Parliament suspended until May 8, says president's office, in move following appearance of cracks in ruling coalition.

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena suspends parliament

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka prime minister survives no-confidence motion

Prime minister defeats no-confidence motion with a majority of 46 votes, but government is 'weakened' by process.

Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe survives no-confidence motion

Asia

Sri Lanka prime minister faces no-confidence motion

Parliament debating no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who is likely to survive the vote.

Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe faces no-confidence motion

Asia

Sri Lankan communities struggling to pay debts

Unregulated companies charging high interest rates for small loans is deeply affecting some communities.

Sri Lanka

CCTV shows Sri Lankan police aid anti-Muslim riots

The "deficiencies of the police" are being investigated.

CCTV shows Sri Lankan police aid anti-Muslim riots