Sri Lanka bans anti-garbage protests after dump disaster
Sri Lanka has outlawed protests over Colombo's garbage crisis following rallies over the city's waste disposal after a landslide at a giant rubbish tip killed 32 people and destroyed 145 homes.
Sri Lanka ends search for garbage survivors as toll hits 32
Sri Lanka on Wednesday ended the grim search for survivors five days after a huge garbage mountain collapsed onto a slum, killing 32 people and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of residents.
Sri Lanka prison bus shooting kills seven
Attackers opened fire on a prison bus outside Colombo on Monday, killing five prisoners and two armed guards in the worst gang-related violence to hit Sri Lanka in decades.
Seer arrested after predicting president's death
Sri Lankan police have arrested an astrologer after his prediction that President Maithripala Sirisena would die last week proved to be wide of the mark.
Sri Lanka says it secures $1.34 bn World Bank loan
"This is a great victory for us and it will help us in the fiscal consolidation programme that the new government has started," Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said.
Sri Lanka seeks Trump's help to drop war crimes charges
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has asked Donald Trump to pressure the UN Human Rights Council to drop war crimes allegations against the country's troops.
Protesters descend on UN as Ban Ki-moon visits Sri Lanka
Dozens of Sri Lankan nationalists rallied outside the United Nations compound in Colombo Thursday as Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited the island, protesting against the UN's actions during a prolonged civil war.
Congestion, delays, as port infrastructure come under strain
The Chief Executive Officer, Ocean Serve & Logistics Ltd., Mrs Chinwe Ezenwa, has said that port infrastructure globally is under enormous strain with congestion and delays.