Maithripala Sirisena

U.S. concerned about Sri Lanka crisis, urges reconvening of parliament

Sun, 28 Oct 2018 - 10:53 GMT

The U.S. State Department expressed concern on Sunday over a political crisis in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka President sacks PM, plunges country into crisis

Sat, 27 Oct 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Maithripala Sirisena installed Sri Lanka's controversial former strongman leader Mahinda Rajapakse as the country's new prime minister Friday.

Sri Lanka wants Chinese help to recover phone evidence over "assassination plot"

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 - 12:30 GMT

Sri Lankan police on Tuesday won permission from a court to ask Chinese phone manufacturer Huawei to help recover data from a phone used by a police informant.

Sri Lanka bans plastic after garbage crisis

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 11:15 GMT

Sri Lanka banned plastic bags and other disposable products on Friday .