“Leonardo Da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty”

People visit the exhibition "Michael Angelo Buonarroti: An Artist Between Two Worlds", in the Fine Arts Palace, in Mexico City, capital of Mexico, on...

Art festival to welcome Children’s day in Beijing

                  Children of Chang'an Kindergarten perform during an art festival to welcome the coming Children's day in Beijing, capital of China, May 29, 2015. (Xinhua/Hou...

Colombo’s changing skyline

The skyline of Colombo is getting a new look with more and more high-rise buildings and structures coming up. The Lotus Tower is one...

Mud cookies to satisfy her hunger

A woman places mud cookies to sun drying in the city of Port au Prince, capital of Haiti, on May 27, 2015. The mud...

Kunming Import and Export Fair attracts crowds

A Pakistan exhibitor presents his products at the 23rd Kunming Import and Export Fair in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, June 12,...

All-party meeting to discuss Geneva proposals

An all-party meeting to ascertain opinions of the leaders of political parties about how the Sri Lankan government should act regarding Geneva Proposals, was...

Trying to earn a living

A man sews a fishing net inside a small hut in Palaly on land released by the army. The army says most land held...

Yoga enthusiasts in harmony with nature

A group of yoga enthusiasts practice at a park in Shiyan, Hubei province. (Source: Chinadaily.com.cn)

Pakistani authorities torch tones of seized drug in Lahore

A Pakistani antinarcotics official arranges bottles of liquor to be destroyed during a ceremony in eastern Pakistan's Lahore, Oct. 15, 2015. Pakistani authorities torched...

The new Parliament meets

The new Parliament began meeting today with newly elected Parliamentarians greeting each other and looking for their seats. Picture courtesy Harsha de Silva

Remembering a great leader

  President Maithripala today visited the High Commission of India in Colombo to convey his condolences on the demise of the former President of India,...

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...

President mingles with devotees

  Special prayers were held at the Pollonaruwa, Lankapura Mosque to bless President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday. The President, who attend the session, later mingled with...

Trying to beat the heat

Children play at a fountain during the summer heat in Budapest, Hungary on July 7, 2015. (Xinhua/Attila Volgyi)

Amazing Asian Dinosaurs 2015 exhibition in Bangkok

Photo taken on Nov. 24, 2015 shows models of dinosaurs on display at the Amazing Asian Dinosaurs 2015 exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand. The exhibition,...

President and Kerry meet in New York

President Maithripala Sirisena had talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York

Trump signs his first executive order

New US President Donald Trump on Friday signed his first executive order after taking office, directing government agencies to scale back as many aspects...

Ranil meets the Japanese Emperor

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe called on Japanese Emperor Akihito and his wife in Tokyo today

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...

Amaradeva’s final journey

The remains of popular veteran singer and music composer W.D Amaradeva, was placed for public viewing at Independence Square today. Amaradeva passed away after suffering a heart...