Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has taken the oath of office before thousands of people and hundreds of foreign dignitaries, vowing to end systematic corruption and investigate alleged human rights abuses under his predecessor, Abdulla Yameen. MORE..
18 Nov 2018 (12:59 PM)
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says that forcibly or unlawfully removing him from the Premiership will not be an easy task. MORE..
17 Nov 2018 (12:27 PM)
The United National Party (UNP) has asked Facebook to protect the identity of its supporters, fearing a crackdown by what it called the "illegal" government. MORE..
17 Nov 2018 (6:03 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena has called a conference with the participation of all political parties represented in the Parliament, with the aim of bringing an end to the political crisis in Sri Lanka. MORE..
18 Nov 2018 (12:22 AM)
British MP Ian Paisley has been readmitted to the Democratic Unionist Party after he was suspended for failing to declare luxury holidays paid for by the Sri Lankan government. MORE..
17 Nov 2018 (10:37 AM)
Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that Mahinda Rajapaksa could have become Prime Minister with a two-thirds majority in Parliament if he had waited for elections in a year and a half, but questioned whether the country could wait that long. MORE..
17 Nov 2018 (10:25 PM)