Gulf Times - Sri-Lankan
Sri Lankan leader heaps praise on Duterte's drug war

Sri Lankan leader heaps praise on Duterte's drug war

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who is on a state visit to the Philippines, praised President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs as ‘an example to the whole world.’

Sri Lanka arrests MP for hailing defeated Tamil rebels

Sri Lanka arrests MP for hailing defeated Tamil rebels

A Sri Lankan MP who called for the return of the outlawed Tamil Tiger rebel group because she said they were better at enforcing law and order than the police was arrested on Monday.

Sri Lankan faces terror charge in Australia

Sri Lankan faces terror charge in Australia

Australian Federal Police Detective Superintendent Michael McTiernan said the charges were "serious and significant".

Sri Lankan court remands villagers in custody over beating to death of leopard

Sri Lankan court remands villagers in custody over beating to death of leopard

A Sri Lankan court on Sunday ordered two suspects to be remanded in custody after their arrest over the beating to death of a leopard - animals which are endangered in the country.

Man admits to trying to take control of Malaysian plane

Man admits to trying to take control of Malaysian plane

A Sri Lankan man who threatened to set off a bomb on a Malaysia Airlines flight has pleaded guilty in an Australian court to attempting to take control of an aircraft.

Cabin crew averts possible mid-air disaster on Sri Lankan flight

Cabin crew averts possible mid-air disaster on Sri Lankan flight

The cabin crew of a Sri Lankan-bound flight averted a possible mid-air disaster after the ignition of a mobile phone battery pack, airline officials said on Monday.

Sri Lanka deploys more troops as flood toll hits 180

Sri Lanka deploys more troops as flood toll hits 180

Thousands of Sri Lankan troops battled on Monday to get relief supplies to over half a million people displaced by the island's worst flooding for 14 years, which has killed at least 180 people.

Court acquits maid accused of stealing gold, cash

Court acquits maid accused of stealing gold, cash

A Doha Criminal Court has acquitted a Sri Lankan maid accused of stealing gold jewellery and some cash from her employer.

Sri Lankan cultural army troupe to perform Friday at Katara

Sri Lankan cultural army troupe to perform Friday at Katara

To further boost cultural co-operation with all cultures, Katara – the Cultural Village will host the Sri Lankan cultural army troupe’s performance on Friday evening at the Drama Theatre.

Two expats sentenced to jail for stealing from camps

Two expats sentenced to jail for stealing from camps

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced two men, an Indian and a Sri Lankan, to one year in jail for stealing from camps in the Ras Matbakh area of Al Khor.

EU court moves to keep Hamas, LTTE off terrorism list

EU court moves to keep Hamas, LTTE off terrorism list

The European Union's top court took a step toward confirming the removal of Hamas, as well as the Tamil Tigers, from an EU terrorism blacklist despite protestations ...

Sri Lankan gets five years jail for illicit drug dealing

Sri Lankan gets five years jail for illicit drug dealing

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a Sri Lankan man to five years in jail for illicit drug dealing and consumption.