Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, accused by rights groups of war crimes during the final months of Sri Lanka s long-running civil war a decade ago, has confirmed he plans to run for the presidency in the wake of the Easter Sunday attacks that have shattered the country s uneasy peace. MORE..
19 May 2019 (1:14 AM)
UPFA Parliamentarian Dayasiri Jayasekara has arrived at the office of the Colombo Deputy Inspector General (DIG) to record a statement this morning (18). MORE..
18 May 2019 (12:54 PM)
"We must recollect the teachings of the Buddha to build a society with boundless peace by shunning all attempts to destroy each other for the greed for power", says President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..
18 May 2019 (10:00 AM)
In his statement for Vesak Poya Day, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says, leading lives of mutual understanding and coexistence is the only way since fighting over religious and cultural differences will wreak destruction all around. MORE..
18 May 2019 (10:36 AM)
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has thanked voters for re-electing his conservative coalition in a shock result at the federal polls. MORE..
18 May 2019 (11:12 PM)