EU moves to take Hamas, LTTE off terrorism list

EU moves to take Hamas, LTTE off terrorism list

The European Union’s top court took a step towards confirming the removal of Hamas, as well as the Tamil Tigers, from an EU terrorism blacklist despite protestations from Israel and the Sri Lankan government. An advocate general at the European Court of Justice, whose advice is usually followed…

Sri Lankan President calls Modi, condemns Uri attack

Sri Lankan President calls Modi, condemns Uri attack

Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi and condemned the “cross-border terrorist attack” in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir. “President Maithripala Sirisena of Sri Lanka called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi a short while ago to strongly condemn the (Sunday’s) terror attack…

President arrives in New York

President arrives in New York

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived at the John F Kennedy Airport in New York last evening (September 18) amidst tight security as the city suffered a major security threat with an explosive devise going off on the previous day injuring 29 persons. The President was received at the Loews…

China reaching out to Bhutan as part of new South Asia policy

China reaching out to Bhutan as part of new South Asia policy

China has signalled its intent to establish diplomatic ties with Bhutan, adding another dimension to its evolving South…

The International Development Association provides USD 187 million financing for DPF, ESCAMP and CRIP

The International Development Association provides USD 187 million financing for DPF, ESCAMP and CRIP

Three loan agreements were signed between the Government of Sri Lanka and the International Development Association (IDA) of…

Envoy assault: Whatever happened to the extra security?

Envoy assault: Whatever happened to the extra security?

THERE is no other way to describe the brutal attack on Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Malaysia Ibrahim…

Sri Lankan envoy assault case an isolated incident, says home ministry

Sri Lankan envoy assault case an isolated incident, says home ministry

The assault against Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Malaysia Ibrahim Sahib Ansar at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport…

Five detained over alleged assault of Sri Lankan envoy to Malaysia

Five detained over alleged assault of Sri Lankan envoy to Malaysia

Five people have been arrested over the alleged assault on Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Malaysia Ibrahim Ansar…

Sri Lanka High Commissioner in Malaysia attacked

Sri Lanka High Commissioner in Malaysia attacked

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Malaysia I. Ansar was assaulted by…

Samia Shahid ‘honour killing': Raped before death

Samia Shahid ‘honour killing': Raped before death

A British woman who died in Pakistan in a so-called honour killing was raped before her death, the…

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