Sri Lanka is home to tens of thousands of war widows nine years after the 37-year civil conflict ended, many of them forced to use small "microfinance"...
Sri Lanka has not executed a prisoner since 1976.
There was no official explanation for why the Central Bank of Sri Lanka had been taken away from the prime minister's control
Police have stepped up security in the area following reports of looting.
Fishermen told AFP that the vessel had moved overnight from its docking point near the town of Alula.
"I am not going to allow non-governmental organisations to dictate how to run my government."
De Silva is no stranger to the law courts and once served a prison term.
Sri Lanka has a national HIV/AIDS awareness programme but understanding of the disease and how it spreads is low, leading to frequent cases of stigma and...
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