Sri Lankan brigadier found guilty by UK court

A Sri Lankan brigadier who motioned death threats to Tamil protestors in London last year has been found guilty by a British court of...

UNP decides to nominate Sajith as Opposition Leader

The United National Party (UNP) has decided to nominate Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa as the Opposition Leader. The decision was taken at a UNP Parliamentary...

Batticaloa court further remands 63 suspects arrested over NTJ links

A court in Batticaloa today further remanded 63 suspects arrested over alleged links to the banned National Thowheeth Jama'ath (NTJ). The 63 suspects were arrested...

Sri Lanka tells China and India to respect its identity as a sovereign nation

Sri Lanka has told China and India to respect its identity as a sovereign nation. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa tweeted inviting global powers, including China and...

Eleven alleged torture victims temporarily withdraw case on Gota in US

Eleven Sri Lankans who sued President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in the United States for damages for torture have made the strategic decision to withdraw their...

Sri Lanka refuses to allow Swiss Embassy employee to leave

The Sri Lankan Government has refused to allow a Swiss Embassy employee, who claims to have been kidnapped and later released, to leave the...

Karu urged to protect unity in UNP

Senior United National Party (UNP) member and Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya says he has been urged by leading monks to protect the unity...

UK’s Conservative Party clarifies it does not propose two-state solution for Sri Lanka

The UK's ruling Conservative Party has clarified that it does not propose a two-state solution for Sri Lanka. The attention of the Sri Lankan Ministry...

Swiss Federal Court rules LTTE not a criminal organisation

The Swiss Federal Court has ruled that the Tamil Tigers (LTTE) are not a criminal organisation and has acquitted 12 people of charges filed...

Switzerland keen to restore confidence with Sri Lanka after incident

Switzerland is keen to restore confidence with Sri Lanka after relations deteriorated following an alleged kidnapping of one of its local employees. Following several demarches...

COPE dissolved with prorogation of Parliament

The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) has been dissolved as a result of the prorogation of Parliament. Chairman of the committee Sunil Handunneththi said that...

Former Civil Aviation Minister freed from bribery case

Former Civil Aviation Minister Priyankara Jayaratne has been released from all charges by the Colombo High Court in the case over SriLankan Catering Limited. Back...

Pujith and Hemasiri further remanded

Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando were today ordered to be remanded over the Easter Sunday attacks. The Colombo...

Pakistan FM hands over letter to President Rajapaksa

Pakistan Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi handed over a letter today to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa from Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. Qureshi, who was...

DMK angered by President’s refusal to fully implement 13-A

India's DMK President MK Stalin expressed shock over Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's latest interview to a newspaper where the latter had said that...

Former Army officer protests near Swiss Embassy

A former Army officer has launched a protest near the Swiss Embassy in Colombo over claims that a Swiss Embassy employee had been kidnapped...

Gotabaya refuses to agree to full implementation of 13-A

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has refused to agree to the full implementation of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on...

ASP B.S. Tissera transferred out of the CID

A senior police officer attached to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), who led investigations into high profile cases, has been transferred to the Field...

Maithripala says his political career is still not over

Former President Maithripala Sirisena says his political career is still not over. Speaking at an event in Polonnaruwa today Sirisena said that some people assume...

India, Sri Lanka to work on dates for Modi visit

India and Sri Lanka are to work on the dates for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Sri Lanka, India Today reported. President Gotabaya...