Sri Lanka PM to address crisis-hit nation as fuel stocks run short

Sri Lanka PM to address crisis-hit nation as fuel stocks run short

Sri Lanka's new prime minister will address the crisis-hit nation later on Monday, as the country's power minister told citizens not to join the lengthy fuel queues that have galvanized weeks of anti-government protests

Sri Lanka eases curfew as new PM begins forming cabinet

Sri Lanka eases curfew as new PM begins forming cabinet

Sri Lanka lifted a nationwide curfew for 12 hours on Saturday, further easing tight curbs as new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe made first his cabinet appointments after clashes between pro- and anti-government groups killed nine people.

Sri Lanka central bank chief threatens to quit amid turmoil, former PM whisked to navy base

Sri Lanka central bank chief threatens to quit amid turmoil, former PM whisked to navy base

Sri Lanka's central bank governor said on Wednesday he would quit within weeks unless political stability was restored to the country after deadly violence forced the prime minister to quit and take shelter in a navy base.

Sri Lanka prime minister resigns, curfew imposed after clashes

Sri Lanka prime minister resigns, curfew imposed after clashes

Sri Lanka's prime minister resigned on Monday to make way for a unity government to try to find a way out of the country's worst economic crisis in history, but protesters said they also wanted his brother to stand down as president.

Sri Lanka seen as ‘vital source’ for Qatar’s food security needs, says business leader

Sri Lanka seen as ‘vital source’ for Qatar’s food security needs, says business leader

Sri Lanka is playing a significant role in the food security needs of Qatar amidst steady growth in its local and expatriate population and the imminent influx of millions of tourists for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, according to a top business leader.

Sri Lanka TikToker fined for taunting elephant

Sri Lanka TikToker fined for taunting elephant

A Sri Lankan tourist guide who taunted a wild elephant and posted the video on TikTok has been fined for animal cruelty, officials said Friday, in a case that triggered a public outcry.

Sri Lankan community leaders interact with Parliament member

Sri Lankan community leaders interact with Parliament member

Visiting Sri Lankan Parliament member S M M Muszhaaraff and leaders of Sri Lankan community associations in Qatar met recently

Sri Lanka hikes fuel prices as economic crisis worsens

Sri Lanka hikes fuel prices as economic crisis worsens

Sri Lanka raised fuel prices Tuesday and warned of possible petrol rationing with importers struggling to pay for oil, in a worsening economic crisis that has also sparked food shortages.

Sri Lanka minister slams police probe on cricket World Cup

Sri Lanka minister slams police probe on cricket World Cup

Sri Lankan police "botched" an investigation into the 2011 cricket World Cup final which the country lost to India, a senior minister told parliament Tuesday, reviving an explosive match-fixing controversy.

Sri Lanka's marine disaster worsens as environmental toll rises

Sri Lanka's marine disaster worsens as environmental toll rises

Damage to Sri Lanka's marine environment from a sinking chemical ship is worse than feared, officials said Friday, as more dead turtles, dolphins and whales washed up on the island's beaches.

Sri Lanka recovers black box from sinking ship

Sri Lanka recovers black box from sinking ship

A black box from a ship loaded with chemical and plastic that is sinking off Sri Lanka has been located, officials said Sunday, as investigators probe what caused the vessel to catch fire.

Sri Lanka sued over ship disaster as possible oil spill looms

Sri Lanka sued over ship disaster as possible oil spill looms

Environmentalists on Friday sued the Sri Lankan government and operators of a container ship loaded with chemicals and plastic that burned offshore for almost two weeks, as international experts prepared to deal with a possible oil spill.