Belgium Prince accused of having unauthorised meeting with Ranil

Prince Laurent of Belgium has been accused of meeting Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe without following the proper procedures in his country. The Belgium media reported that...

Island-wide curfew lifted except in North Western Province

The island-wide curfew declared last night as violence targeting Muslims spread, has been lifted. However, the Police said that the curfew in the North Western...

Gota gets bail in case on misuse of funds but cannot travel overseas

The Special High Court today granted bail to former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the six others in the case over the misuse of state...

Ranil begins New Zealand visit, rights groups seek pressure

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived in New Zealand today on an official visit during which he will meet New Zealand Prime Minister John Key. Radio New...

Briton ‘tortured’ in Sri Lanka returns to UK

A British man who says he was tortured in Sri Lanka and detained by authorities after travelling to Sri Lanka get married last month,...

At National Day celebrations President says no to National Government

Speaking at the National Day celebrations at Galle Face today, President Maithripala Sirisena said that he will oppose forming another National Government. The President said...

Ranil speaks to Yameen, Solih and Nasheed, offers refuge to Yameen

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has spoken to outgoing Maldives President Abdulla Yameen and newly elected President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih as well as former President Mohamed Nasheed. The Prime...

Udayanga’s lawyers inform court he is ready to return to Sri Lanka

Lawyers representing Sri Lanka's former Ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga, informed court today that he was prepared to return to Sri Lanka to face the...

Sri Lanka says Hambantota Port is not a ‘debt trap’

Sri Lanka says the Hambantota Port is not a 'debt trap' nor can it be used for military purposes by China. "If anybody is saying...

Nasheed briefs diplomats in Sri Lanka; ready to field common candidate

Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed is in Sri Lanka where he briefed diplomats on the Presidential elections in the Maldives scheduled for this year...

Austin Fernando to be appointed President’s Secretary

Eastern Province Governor Austin Fernando is to be appointed as the new President's Secretary. He will fill the post made vacant by the resignation of Secretary...

Britain votes to leave the European Union

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, results from Thursday's landmark referendum showed, a stunning repudiation of the nation's elites that deals the...

MR concerned over safety of intelligence officers

Opposition leader and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has raised concerns over the safety of intelligence officers after sensitive information had been revealed to the...