Ugandan police have raided the offices of at least two newspapers following reports that President Yoweri Museveni is grooming his son to succeed him.
We are writing to ask you to join a solidarity effort for our dear friend Sunila Abeysekera, a leading women’s human rights defender, who is in a life struggle with cancer.
SP Shani Abeysekera from the CID had fallen on his knees before former Army Commander and Democratic Party Leader Sarath Fonseka begging and pleading when he had met Fonseka to record a statement, sources from Fonseka’s party office said.
Head of Sirasa News Chevaan Daniel has called for Opposition and UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe’s resignation on face book. Chevaan’s outburst seems like immature rhetoric and not fitting of a channel head of an electronic media network.
Is Burma's Aung Suu Kyi herself complicit in this Rohingya ethnnocide? is a valid, empirical question that needs to be raised.
On Monday, Burmese President Thein Sein is due to visit the White House. The visit represents another milestone in recently burgeoning U.S.-Burma relations, and an opportunity to engage Thein Sein on the significance of respecting international human rights norms -- such as protecting its minority Muslim population's religious freedoms -- to continued Burmese democratic reform.
India was the second largest development aid giver to Sri Lanka last year behind China, providing over $700 million to the island nation, according to latest official figures.
This May Day Rally held by the Ceylon Mercantile, Industrial and General Workers’ Union (CMU) on first May 2013, at the Headquarters of the CMU in Colombo;
Deputy General Manager of the state owned ITN station, Sudharman Radaliyagoda who is under a police warrant to be arrested for the past one year and 10 months was yesterday seen walking freely with Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.
The Rajapaksa government is engaged in attempts to transfer Matale Magistrate Chathurika de Silva.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's top aide has resigned over his role in a growing expenses scandal.
Supreme Court has held that the two-finger test on a rape victim violates her right to privacy, and asked the government to provide better medical procedures to confirm sexual assault.
THE Coalition Government is under pressure to prevent Sri Lanka attending a Commonwealth event in Glasgow designed to commemorate the start of the First World War.
Election monitors are concerned about the possible strong military presence in the North if elections are held in September.
After a short and pleasant flight on SriLankan Airllines, the national airline for Sri Lanka, from the Maldives, I arrived at Colombo International Airport.
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