Anti-Muslim violence in Sri Lanka is on the rise and feeding Buddhist nationalism. The government of Sri Lanka must take action before events spiral out of control.
Many say they never worked for the Tamil Tigers. But all tell tales of abduction, sexual abuse, torture and a release negotiated for a bribe, before the victims reached Europe using smugglers. The Sri Lankan government has denied all allegations.
The shortage is expected to end on November 9, and has seen long queues at gas stations, forcing many to leave their cars at home.
A blanket ban on the import, manufacture or sale of disposable plastic products and shopping bags, after a garbage dump collapse killed 32.
Hospitals in Sri Lanka are overwhelmed as the government struggles to control the virus which can develop into a deadly hemorrhagic fever.
Taking the series 3-2, the 11th-ranked Zimbabwe registered their maiden series win in Sri Lanka and first overseas triumph in eight years. Off-spinner Sikandar Raza starred with the ball and bat to to help them achieve this victory.
Sri Lanka, chasing 300 for victory, started brightly but were soon in trouble after losing wickets at regular intervals.
Cyclone Mora formed after monsoon rains triggered floods and landslides in Sri Lanka killing more than 200 people. Another three people drowned in the island nation when their makeshift raft capsized on Thursday.
In the worst torrential rains in more than a decade, Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims while nearly 75,000 people have been forced out of their homes.
Heavy rain has led to flooding and landslides in the island nation, leading to the deaths of at least 103 people with many more missing.
Dozens of people are missing. The navy deploys over 100 sailors and 20 boats to rescue and help people affected by rain-triggered mudslides in the south-west region of the country.
The garbage dump came crashing down on neighbouring homes after catching fire, burying at least 145 houses late on Friday.
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