[COLOMBO] A Sri Lankan court on Friday dismissed a legal challenge to presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa's Sri Lankan citizenship, removing a major barrier he faced in contesting the Nov 16...

[COLOMBO] Sri Lanka on Monday opened a Chinese-backed massive partially built tower plagued by corruption allegations, one of the white elephants started during the former strongman president's...

[COLOMBO] Sri Lanka will request the extradition of an ex-central bank chief in relation to a US$74 million insider trading scam, the attorney-general said Monday, months after Colombo accused...

[COLOMBO] A Sri Lankan court on Friday ordered police to exhume and relocate the remains of an Easter Sunday suicide bomber buried in a public cemetery in the eastern district of Batticaloa, after...

[COLOMBO] Sri Lanka's president has demanded capital punishment for the "terrorists" responsible for the deadly Easter Sunday attacks just days after he blamed international drug dealers for the...

[BEIJING] China Petroleum and Chemical Corp, known as Sinopec Corp, said on Monday it has set up a fuel oil company in Sri Lanka as it looks to supply fuel to ships along a major maritime route....

[NEW DELHI] When Colombo's mayor announced Sri Lanka's congested capital would go car-free this Sunday to promote a "healthier" lifestyle, she might have expected a few grumbles from petrolheads...

[COLOMBO] Shops owned by Muslim traders in the Sri Lankan central highlands district of Kandy will remain closed on Sunday as thousands of hardline Buddhist monks gather to decide who to back in...

[COLOMBO] Sri Lanka's police chief and former defence secretary were remanded in custody on Wednesday over allegations that they failed to prevent the Easter Day bomb attacks that killed more than...

SRI Lankan police arrested their top commander and a former defence chief on Tuesday over alleged failures to prevent the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people, spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera...