Nasheed’s family in Sri Lanka

The family of former Maldivian President Mohammad Nasheed arrived in Sri Lanka last night and sought refuge following the unrest in the Maldives. Sources at...

Canadian Tamil pleads guilty in LTTE case

At the University of Waterloo, Ramanan Mylvaganam was vice-president of the Tamil Students Association. He earned two graduate degrees and won a coveted work...

Lanka releases new video on LTTE

Sri Lanka released a new video on Wednesday which looks at the various crimes committed by the Tamil Tiger rebels during a brutal 30...

Lanka wants peaceful end to Maldives issue

Sri Lanka has called for a peaceful end to the issue in the Maldives after protests led to the resignation of former President Mohamed...

Hundreds turn up for demo

Hundreds of people turned up for the demonstration held near the Hulftsdorp complex in support of Sarath Fonseka. UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and deputy leader...

Court order on Fonseka protest

The Kesselwatte police have obtained a Court order against the protest to be held today in Aluthkade in support of Sarath Fonseka. According to the...

TNA and Rapp hold talks

Ahead of a key UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) session where the US may move an anti-Sri Lanka resolution, leaders of the main Tamil...

Indians accuse Sri Lankan Navy

Indian fishermen in more than 600 fishing boats returned without fishing at Rameswaram after Sri Lankan Naval personnel allegedly pelted stones and bottles to...

Four Lankans jailed in UK

Four Sri Lankan men have been jailed in the UK for their part in a conspiracy to supply fraudulent identity documents, the British High...

Maldives President resigns

Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed resigned on Tuesday following overnight protests and demonstrations, the Maldives High Commission in Colombo said. A spokesman at the High Commission...

Maldives islands tensed

Maldives was tensed on Tuesday amidst opposition moves to remove President Mohamed Nasheed from power. A spokesman for the Maldives opposition Dhivehi Qaumee Party (DQP)...

Bomb found at Aluthkade

A Bomb has been found near the Aluthkade Courts complex, police spokesman Ajith Rohana told The Hub a short while ago. He said that the...

Americans injured in Puttalam accident

Three American nationals were injured when the vehicle they were travelling in fell off a bridge in Puttalam today. According to the police, the Americans...

US confirms Blakes visit

The US State department has confirmed that US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Robert O. Blake, Jr. will travel...

Sri Lanka seeks release of abducted fishermen

Sri Lanka has sought assistance to secure the release of six fishermen held captive by Somali pirates. The government information department said that the Sri...

Blake sees promise in LLRC

US Assistant Secretary of State Robert Blake says Sri Lanka’s Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission had laid the groundwork for continued reconciliation following Sri...

Gota says north not militarized

Sri Lankan defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has stoutly denied he was militarising the northern region and insisted troops “are maintaining absolutely essential presence” and...

South Africa responds to LLRC report

The South African Government has noted the release of the final report of the Sri Lankan Commission of Inquiry on Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation...

UK finds gaps in LLRC report

The British government has noted that there are some gaps in the final report of the Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) which was...

Fears in UK over missing Lankan woman

A man detained by British police on suspicion of murder has been released without charge as fears grew for the welfare of a missing...