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...

Parents blame hospital over kids death

The parents of an eight year old girl who died in Maskeliya last weekend after being admitted to hospital, have blamed the nurses and...

No outside solutions says President

President Mahinda Rajapaksa says his government is taking the recommendations of the Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) seriously and will formulate a solution...

Channel 4 video nominated for Nobel Prize

A group of British and Australian Parliamentarians have nominated the controversial Channel 4 video on Sri Lanka for the Nobel Peace Prize, a press...

Jaya won’t give up Katchchatheevu

Maintaining that she was working towards protecting the livelihood of fishermen, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday said she would not "stop" till...

Queen greets Sri Lanka

Queen Elizabeth II has sent a message to Sri Lanka to mark the 64th Independence Day celebrations. “It gives me great pleasure to send Your...

Cocaine hidden inside chocolate

A Thai national was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport this morning with cocaine hidden inside chocolate, the police media unit said. The woman had...