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Lankan party leaders agree to replace 20th. Amendment by t...

Ranil Wickremesighe addressing leaders of all parties  Colombo: The leaders of Sri Lanka’s political parties on Friday...

Sri Lanka president calls for international help as crisis...

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa calls for international help in a prerecorded speech during Nikkei's Future of Asia...

Sri Lanka is a small preview of a global default crisis

High school teacher S. Jeeva has spent two days in the baking sun lining up for cooking gas in the north of Sri Lanka's capital. He's b...

‘May 9’ violence in Sri Lanka | Former Prime Minister Mahi...

Mahinda Rajapaksa. File | Photo “Police said the CID recorded a nearly three-hour-long statement from the former Prime Minis...

Sri Lanka needs to print one trillion rupees to keep econo...

Ranil Wickremesinghe, newly appointed prime minister, of Sri Lanka says he will slash expenditures in his new budget. Photo: Reuters...

Flight of the Rajapaksas: Sri Lankan dynasty faces reckoni...

BANGKOK -- As dawn broke in Sri Lanka on May 10, helicopters roared over the house of an elderly couple who had just sat down for...

Rajapaksa not only needs to go, he needs to face accountab...

Anti-government demonstrators scuffle with police during a protest, outside the police headquarters, amid Sri Lanka's economic crisis...

How is Sri Lanka's youth dealing with the economic crisis?

A protestor throws back a tear gas canister towards the police during a protest in Colombo on May 19, 2022. PHOTO: REUTERS We...

As Sri Lanka defaults for the first time, what’s next for...

Sri Lankan protesters wear masks of president Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s family members during a march demanding Gotabaya resign. Fil...

Sri Lanka fills out cabinet as PM warns of food shortages

Laborers in Colombo wait after unloading sacks of rice at a wholesale market amid the country's economic crisis.   ©...

Sri Lanka’s President is girding himself for the long haul

University students speak with police during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa i...

Sri Lanka central bank holds rates, calls for political st...

Sri Lanka's central bank held its key interest rates steady on Thursday. The nation of 22 million is battling a devastating econ...

Sri Lanka rescued from becoming a failed state

Buses being burnt in Colombo Colombo: When Sri Lanka was teetering at the edge of a politico-economic abyss, many wondered if...

Sri Lanka enters default and warns inflation may surge to...

Protesters demonstrating in front of the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on May 17, 2022. PHOTO: EPA-EFE COLO...

Asia's food crisis: Ukraine war triggers chain reaction of...

BANGKOK -- "At such a time, the farmers of India are coming forward to feed the world," Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared bo...

In Sri Lanka, you can treat yourself to spaghetti and meat...

At a supermarket in Sri Lanka | Photo: Regina Mihindukulasuriya | ThePrint The piercing green of the Mara trees against the pristi...

Sri Lanka pushes airline privatization as it sinks into de...

One economist told Nikkei Asia that privatizing loss-making SriLankan Airlines was "long overdue."   © Reuters COLO...

Wickremesinghe consolidates his position in parliament

Colombo: Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, who has been the butt of criticism and derision for the way he was...

Can broke Sri Lanka avoid a ‘disorderly default’ and reach...

Anti-government demonstrators take part in a protest near the President’s office in Colombo on May 15, 2022. Photo: AFP New...

Sri Lankan situation is fraught with danger

Ranil Wickremesinghe arrives at a Buddhist temple after his latest appointment as prime minister, Colombo, May 13, 2022 India find...

Sri Lanka denies LTTE revival bid using on-going crisis

Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Defence on Saturday denied reports of ex-LTTE cadre “regrouping to launch attacks” i...