Anti-smoking event held in Beijing

                Children dance in front of anti-smoking banners displayed on the iconic Bird's Nest National Stadium during an event marking World No Tobacco Day in...

Concerns over ISIS

A child holds a placard during a demonstration staged in Colombo last week, which raises concerns posed by ISIS to world peace. Picture by...

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...

Trying to beat the heat

An Indian woman drinks water in Puri, 65km away from the eastern Indian state Orissa's capital city Bhubaneswar. More than 1,100 people have died...

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...

Mexican residents help lobster krills return to sea

A resident holds lobster krills in Playas de Tijuana, northwest of Mexico, on May 26, 2015. According to local press, the lobster krills began...

President meets mother of rape victim

President Maithripala Sirisena met the mother of the girl who was raped and killed in Jaffna recently. The President, who was visiting Jaffna, assured the victim's...

Remembering Vithya

State Minister of Children's Affairs Rosy Senanayake takes a look at an image of young Vithya, who was raped and killed in Jaffna, during an...

Sharing his thoughts

President Maithripala Sirisena, who undertook his first formal visit to meet Security Force personnel serving in the East today, speaks with troops at a military camp.

Remembering their sacrifice…

A commemoration for soldiers killed during the war was held at the war heroes Monument near Parliament. More than 2500 family members of soldiers killed during the...

Explaining his policy

President Maithripala Sirisena explaining his Government policy to media heads at a breakfast meeting at the President's House today.

Six years on…..

The National event to commemorate six years since the end of the war was held in Matara today. President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil...

Let us not forget……

Events were held in the North today to remember the victims of the war. Thousands were killed during the finals stages of the war...

Remembering the end of the war

The military took part in rehearsals in Matara for the military parade to be held on Tuesday to commemorate six years since the end...

Promoting saving energy

    President Maithripala Sirisena took part in an event held at Independence Square this morning promoting saving fuel and electricity, which was organised by the...

Demanding free higher education in Chile

  Demonstrators throw objects to carabiniers after the national march for education in Valparaiso, Chile, on May 14, 2015. Chilean government condemned on Thursday the...

Chinese students take part in quake drill

Students take part in a quake drill at Chunguang Primary School in Handan, north China's Hebei Province. More than 1,700 teachers and students took...

Smallest UAS displayed in Australia

The smallest Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) on earth was displayed in Australia recently. (Photo source: People.com.cn)

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,...

5-kilometer Happy Run kicks off in Tunis

  A runner sings ahead of the 5-kilometer Happy Run in Tunis, Tunisia, on May 10, 2015. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuan)