Christmas Charity Run kicks off in Shanghai

Participants take selfies before running the charity run in east China's Shanghai, Nov. 29, 2015. The first Lujiazui Christmas Charity Run kicked off in...

Protest against violence on women held in Kashmir

  Kashmiri journalists hold placards as they participate in a sit-in protest against domestic violence of women in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir,...

Day for Elimination of Violence against Women marked in Colombia

Women take part in a rally commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in Bogota, Colombia, on Nov. 25, 2015....

A silent prayer for the victims

Glenna and Steve Mooneyham kneel after placing flags and flowers at a sign leading to the Naval Operational Support and Marine Corps Reserve Center...

Christmas tree in Jerusalem’s Old City

A man decorates a Christmas tree in Jerusalem's Old City, on Dec. 16, 2015. (Xinhua/Muammar Awad)

Students take to the streets again

Hundreds of university students at a protest against the police in Colombo today after the police was accused of assaulting students during a demonstration last week Picture...

Town Hall goes blue

The Colombo Municipal Council building, also known as the Town Hall, turned blue last night to mark the 70th Anniversary of the UN

Poster war begins

A woman rides her bike past the election posters of Sri Lanka's former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for upcoming general election in Colombo,...

Prime Minister takes oaths

Newly elected Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, took oaths today before President Maithripala Sirisena, at a ceremony attended by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and other politicians. Pictures...

Sri Lankan troops take part in Vesak events in Nepal

Sri Lankan troops involved in rescue and recovery operations in Nepal, took part in Vesak events with locals at a Temple in Nepal. Click images to...

New Zeland police remove a Sri Lankan fan

New Zealand police seen removing a Sri Lankan fan for playing music during the New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Twenty20 cricket match at Eden Park today. A...

President Sirisena at CHOGM

President Maithripala Sirisena's office released these pictures of him attending the Commonwealth summit which was opened Nov 27 by the Queen who missed the...

Patients stranded as doctors launch 24 hour strike

Patients around the island were stranded as doctors attached to Government hospitals launched a 24 hour strike today. The strike by the Government Medical Officers...

A guard of honour

General Jagath Jayasuriya, Sri Lanka’s new Ambassador to Brazil, at a ceremony where he presented his credentials to Dilma Rousseff, the President of Brazil at the...

Windows 10 operating system launched

A staff member of Microsoft Taiwan demonstrates the interface of the new Windows 10 operating system at a press conference in Taipei, southeast China's...

Rebuilding after the quake

Workers demolish a gateway building of Machhendranath temple in a reconstruction process at Janabahal in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 12, 2015. Reconstruction process of the...

Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein speaks on Sri Lanka

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein speaking to reporters in Geneva today after releasing a report on the war...

Bangladeshi Hindu women celebrate Durga Puja festival

Bangladeshi Hindu women dance on the last day of Durga Puja festival at Azimpur pandal in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 23, 2015. Durga Puja is...

Muslims in Sri Lanka celebrate Eid festival

Muslims in Sri Lanka today (Saturday) celebrated the Eid festival, the end of the month of fasting. Hundreds of Muslims gathered at Galle Face in...

Remanded

Yoshitha Rajapaksa, son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa taken to the remand prison from the Kaduwela Magistrates' court.