The nauseating smell of death that infested the streets around Colombo’s morgue after Sri Lanka’s devastating Easter attacks has finally dispersed.
More than 25 political parties from Asia gathered in Colombo last weekend to exchange views on international and regional issues, with a focus on the implications of and a policy to address the issue of an increasing ageing population in Asia.
A cultural event showcasing the Maritime Silk Road has started in Colombo.
Five people are wounded in a clash between majority Sinhalese Buddhists and minority Muslims in eastern Sri Lanka.
An old tea warehouse collapsed in Sri Lanka’s capital killing at least seven people, with some people feared trapped in the rubble.
The World Cup trophy has arrived in Sri Lanka for the first time as the most coveted prize in global football started a 54-country tour ahead of the 2018 tournament in Russia.
Sri Lanka’s president reimposes a ban on women buying liquor, just days after his finance minister had lifted it.
Sri Lanka has lifted a 39-year ban on women buying alcohol or working in places that sell or manufacture liquor.
China will invest $1 billion in three 60-storey buildings near Sri Lanka’s main port.
FGM, which can cause serious physical and psychological problems, is more commonly linked to African countries.
In the first seven months of this year more than 109,000 cases of dengue infection have been reported in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka seals a deal to let a Chinese firm take over a loss-making port.