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    Shirani Bandaranayake restored as Chief Justice

    Shirani Bandaranayake restored as Chief Justice

    President’s Office stated in a press release the process adopted to remove Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake was contrary to the law and thus the appointment of Mohan Peiris PC…

    Chelsea reach League Cup final

    Chelsea reach League Cup final

    Branislav Ivanovic’s extra-time winner sent Chelsea into the Capital One Cup final at Wembley after a thrilling semi-final second leg against Liverpool at Stamford Bridge. Ivanovic headed home three minutes…

    Foreigners dead in Tripoli attack

    Foreigners dead in Tripoli attack

    Militants have attacked a hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli, killing at least nine people including five foreigners, officials say. Several gunmen stormed the Corinthia Hotel and opened fire in…

    Australian Open: Andy Murray beats Nick Kyrgios in last eight

    Australian Open: Andy Murray beats Nick Kyrgios in last eight

    Britain’s Andy Murray ended the run of home favourite Nick Kyrgios with a brilliant display to reach the Australian Open semi-finals. Murray, 27, outsmarted the 19-year-old to win 6-3 7-6…

    New York shuts down for blizzard

    New York shuts down for blizzard

    New York City, Boston and other areas in the north-eastern US have shut down, with forecasters warning residents to expect “crippling” amounts of snow. Winter Storm Juno could dump up…

    Euro falls sharply on Syriza victory

    Euro falls sharply on Syriza victory

    The euro has fallen sharply against the dollar after the anti-austerity Syriza party won the Greek general election. The euro briefly fell as low as $1.1088 – the lowest level…

    India to take bilateral ties with Sri Lanka to new level: Envoy

    India to take bilateral ties with Sri Lanka to new level: Envoy

    India will work closely with the new Sri Lankan government led by Maithripala Sirisena – whose victory was a tribute to Lankan people’s yearning for change – to take bilateral…

    Seychelles is ‘open to assist’ Sri Lanka with Rajapaksa money-laundering investigation

    Seychelles is ‘open to assist’ Sri Lanka with Rajapaksa money-laundering investigation

    The government of Seychelles has said it will assist with all formal requests for an investigation into the assets of Sri Lanka’s former president. The Seychelles Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said this…

    Holders Arsenal hang on to beat Brighton

    Holders Arsenal hang on to beat Brighton

    Defending champions Arsenal reached the FA Cup fifth round but were forced to hang on for victory against a spirited Brighton side at the Amex Stadium. Theo Walcott gave the…

    Anti-austerity party wins Greek poll

    Anti-austerity party wins Greek poll

    Anti-austerity Syriza party has won Greece’s general election, putting the country on a possible collision course with the EU over its massive bailout. With nearly 75% of the votes counted,…