Christmas is coming!

Image taken on Dec. 15, 2015 shows a man dressed as Santa Claus watching his cell phone at La Moneda Cultural Center, in Santiago,...

Holiday windows showed at Hudson’s Bay in Toronto

Visitors watch the holiday windows at the Hudson's Bay flagship store in Toronto, Canada, Dec. 17, 2015. (Xinhua/Zou Zheng)

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)

Christmas theme park in Qingdao attracts visitors

People visit a Christmas theme park at a shopping mall in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Dec. 15, 2015. A Christmas theme park attracted...

President visits St Peter’s Basilica

President Maithripala Sirisena who is in Vatican on a special invitation of Pope Francis visited St Peter’s Basilica Church today (Dec. 15). St. Peter’s Basilica ...

Sri Lankan Mission in New York celebrates UN ties

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in New York yesterday celebrated the 60th anniversary of the admission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations...

“Santa Speedo Run” held in Budapest

Half naked people participate in the 12th "Santa Speedo Run" for charity in Budapest, Hungary on Dec. 13, 2015. (Xinhua/Attila Volgyi)

Off to Rome

President Maithripala Sirisena at the Katunayake airport, about to leave for Rome today where he will have talks with the Pope

All party meeting on delimitation

An all party meeting to raise awareness regarding the proposals and discrepancies for delimitation in Local Government Institutions was held today at the Grand Monarch Auditorium Thalawathugoda,...

Macy’s holiday windows displayed before Christmas season in NY

A visitor takes pictures of Macy's holiday windows in Manhattan, New York City, the United States, Dec. 9, 2015. Macy's holiday windows, revealed before...

Photo light show attracts crowds in St. Peter’s Basilica

People gather to watch images projected on the facade of St. Peter's Basilica during a photo light show about nature on Dec. 8, 2015....

Chennai residents seek medical assistance

Residents line up for free prescriptions in a flood-hit community in Chennai, capital of southern Indian state Tamil Nadu, Dec. 7, 2015. A new...

China briefs Sri Lankan media

Chen Feng, Counselor and Division Director at the Chinese Foreign Ministry speaking to journalists from Sri Lanka last week during a visit by a...

Santa on protest against unemployment

Demonstrators wearing costumes of Santa Claus protest against unemployment during a demonstration called "Christmas fight for preservation of employees in the trade", in Sao...

People mourn for shooting victims in San Bernardino

Flowers and a note of mourning for victims are placed at the Inland Regional Center, the site of the mass shooting, in San Bernardino...

A campaign against corruption

The Director General of the Commission to Investigate allegations of Bribery and Corruption Dilrukshi Dias Wickramasinghe poses with others who took part in a...

‘Festival of Lights’ kicks off in Vancouver

Residents are surrounded by the Christmas light decorations at the "Festival of Lights" event in Vancouver, Canada, Dec. 1, 2015. The 31st annual "Festival...

Buddhika at Westminster Seminar

UNP MP Buddhika Pathirana is in London for the 64th Westminster Seminar on Parliamentary Practice and Procedure. The annual Westminster Seminar is CPA UK’s flagship capacity-building...

CMC gets set to celebrate 150

The Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) is preparing to celebrate its 150th anniversary with a series of interactive, cultural and social events. The announcement was...

President Sirisena at Paris Conference

President Maithripala Sirisena was received this morning at the Le Bourget International Conference Hall by President Francois Hollande and United Nations Secretary General Ban...