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.
Blasts rock Sri Lanka military ammunition depot
Explosions ripped through a key military ammunition depot just outside Sri Lanka's capital Sunday leading police to evacuate residents and seal off roads in the area, police said.
Nigeria, 24 ministers to mobilize $1trillion investment in solar energy
Following the signing of the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement in New York on April 22, governments including Nigeria have pledged to take concerted action to lower the costs ...
200,000 flee capital as Sri Lanka flood misery worsens
Sri Lankans clambered onto rubber dinghies and makeshift rafts Friday to flee their flooded capital as fresh downpours elsewhere hampered relief efforts.
Rescue efforts hampered after Sri Lanka’s landslides
Hopes of survivors were fading as rescue efforts have been hampered after heavy rains continued to pound the central Sri Lankan region where villages have been swallowed by mud in several landslides.