Manmohan writes to MR

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday sought to mollify Sri Lanka's hurt over India's joining US and other nations to censure the island republic...

Sri Lanka cautions India

The government warned that India may face repercussions over its decision to vote in favor of a resolution on Sri Lanka at the UN...

Ranil’s bodyguard dies

A bodyguard of opposition and UNP leader Ranil Wickramasinghe died this morning after suffering a heart attack. The police said that the bodyguard, a policeman,...

Sri Lanka warns of a world dictator

Sri Lanka has warned that there is an attempt by one country to dictate to the world through which arises the threat of pressure...

Police to probe Mervyn’s threat

The police are to investigate the statement made by Minister Mervyn Silva in Kiribathgoda yesterday where he had threatened to break the bones of...

Lanka rejects technical assistance

The government has refused to accept technical assistance from outside when addressing allegations on the violation of international humanitarian law despite the adoption of...

I will break your bones says Mervyn

Minister Mervyn Silva warned today that he is ready to “break the bones” of human rights activists Sunanda Deshapriya, Nimalka Fernando and Pakiasothy Saravanamuttu. Silva...

Pillay warns Sri Lanka

The High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay today warned that there must be no reprisals against Sri Lankan human rights defenders in the...

Tamara receives threatening letter

The Sri Lankan ambassador in Geneva Tamara Kunanayakam has received an anonymous threatening letter which is being followed up by the police and UN...

Eight arrested for raising funds

The Chilaw police arrested eight people who claimed they were raising funds for a patient but did not have the proper authorization. According to the...

TNA calls for genuine reconciliation

The Tamil National Alliance on Friday called on the government to take tangible action to advance genuine reconciliation in the country. In a statement on...

Manmohan justifies vote

Justifying India’s decision to vote in favor of the resolution on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council, Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan...

Nasheed in Sri Lanka

Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed was scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka yesterday, Haveeru online reported. This is the first time Nasheed has travelled...

PM to address parliament

Prime Minister D.M Jayaratne is to address parliament tomorrow (Friday) on the repercussions of the UN Human Rights Council vote on Sri Lanka, government...

Hillary to meet G.L soon

U.S Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she will meet External Affairs Minister .L Peiris soon to discuss the outcome of today’s vote at...

Lanka defiant after vote

The Sri Lankan government remained defiant despite losing a key vote at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. External Affairs Minister G.L Peiris said...

Resolution on Sri Lanka adopted at UNHRC

The resolution on Sri Lanka was passed at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) a short while ago with  24 countries voting for it...

Sri Lanka rejects U.S resolution

Sri Lanka’s special human rights envoy Minister Mahinda Samarsinghe, speaking at the UN Human Rights Council a short while ago, said Sri Lanka rejects...

US refuses to postpone vote

US Ambassador to Geneva Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe, rejected a call from Cuba to postpone the vote on the resolution on Sri Lanka when it...

Sri Lanka submits 14 point document

Pushed to the wall on the US sponsored resolution against it at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, the Sri Lankan government is...