- French group: Sri Lankan military killed 17 in '06 Updated: Dec-03-13 2:41 pm
- US: Patience with Sri Lanka could 'wear thin' Updated: Dec-03-13 2:09 pm
- Sri Lanka starts counting the civil war dead Updated: Nov-28-13 8:50 am
- Commonwealth nations to help postwar Sri Lanka Updated: Nov-17-13 7:58 am
- Tuned In: Lady Gaga's "ARTPOP' a blunt, gaudy spectacle Updated: Nov-15-13 12:48 pm
- Friction over Sri Lanka shows at Commonwealth meet Updated: Nov-14-13 10:24 am
- Australian senator denounces Sri Lanka Updated: Nov-11-13 3:38 am
- Aussie PM asked to join Colombo summit boycott Updated: Nov-10-13 9:01 pm
- Call for Australian boycott of Sri Lanka summit Updated: Nov-10-13 7:22 pm
- Sri Lankan students protest closing universities Updated: Nov-08-13 7:13 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A French aid group accused Sri Lankan security forces on Tuesday of executing 17 of its local employees in 2006 during the country's civil war, and said the government has protected the killers.
WASHINGTON - International patience could wear thin with Sri Lanka unless it takes action to address allegations of atrocities during the island nation's civil war, the top U.S. diplomat for South Asia said Tuesday.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka's government on Thursday started counting the dead, wounded and missing in its quarter-century civil war amid international pressure to conduct a credible investigation into war crimes allegations.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Leaders including South Africa's president said Sunday that they are ready to help Sri Lanka achieve postwar healing, as the island nation closed a Commonwealth summit held amid international outcry over its human rights record.
11-15-13 - "ARTPOP," Lady Gaga (Interscope)
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka's president lashed out at criticisms of his nation's human rights record, saying Thursday that the government deals with any complaints of abuses committed during or after its bloody 27-year civil war. Pro-government protesters, meanwhile, attacked the headquarters of the main opposition party.
CANBERRA, Australia - An Australian senator accused the Sri Lankan government of trying to hide crimes against humanity and called on her government to boycott an international summit in Colombo after she was detained by authorities there.
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's prime minister was under mounting pressure Monday to join his Indian and Canadian counterparts in boycotting a British Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka this week over concerns about the island nation's human rights record.
CANBERRA, Australia - An Australian senator has called on her government to boycott a summit of British Commonwealth leaders in Sri Lanka this week after she and a New Zealand lawmaker were detained by authorities there.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - About 2,000 Sri Lankan university students blocked traffic as they shouted slogans outside the capital's main railroad station Friday to protest a government decision to close state universities during a summit of leaders from Commonwealth countries next week.