Sri Lankan police say petrol bombs were hurled at a mosque where three people dead.
Sri Lanka declares a state of emergency for 10 days to stop the spread of communal violence between Buddhists and Muslims.
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.
Indian and Sri Lankan cricketers battled through hazardous smog pollution levels in a Test match yesterday.
FGM, which can cause serious physical and psychological problems, is more commonly linked to African countries.
Sri Lanka plans to send more teams to Pakistan after playing a Twenty20 match in Lahore for the first time since a gun attack eight years ago.
Driver Meher Muhammad Khalil became a hero when militants attacked the Sri Lankan cricket team bus on a busy street in Lahore.
Winning an award for creating a digital dictionary while he was still in school has inspired Prabhath Mannapperuma to foster a legion of young programmers in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lankan police say they have arrested six people in their hunt for a mob led by Buddhist monks who attacked Rohingya refugees.
Salman Butt remembers the way he was dismissed before a terror attack on the visiting team’s bus scared off touring sides.
At least 150 youth have left this Adigama, 170 kilometres northwest of Sri Lanka’s capital since the drought began, looking for jobs in the country’s cities.
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.
Disasters – from deadly floods to worsening droughts – are happening more frequently in Sri Lanka, but efforts to begin treating the crises as a new “normal” are struggling.
Fighting half-centuries by Niroshan Dickwella and Asela Gunaratne sparked Sri Lanka to a record 388 target to beat Zimbabwe by four wickets.
Sri Lanka’s cricketers faced a barrage of criticism yesterday after losing to bottom-ranked Zimbabwe in what is being described as a new low for the beleaguered side.
Sri Lanka appointed new cricket captains to replace Angelo Mathews, who resigned after humiliating home series defeat to Zimbabwe.