- Lawmakers injured in fisticuffs inside Sri Lanka parliament Updated: May-03-16 10:42 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Several lawmakers were injured in fisticuffs inside Sri Lanka's Parliament on Tuesday after a protest over the removal of military security for former President Mahinda Rajapakasa. One lawmaker was hospitalized.
- Sri Lankan protest demands new probe of journalist's killing Updated: Apr-29-16 8:41 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Hundreds of journalists and media rights activists protested on Friday to demand Sri Lanka's new government start a fresh investigation into the abduction and killing of a prominent ethnic Tamil journalist 11 years ago, during the country's civil war.
- Global expert to leader UNL's Water for Food Institute Updated: Apr-17-16 5:30 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - An internationally known expert on water, food and environmental research will serve as the next leader of the University of Nebraska's Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute.
- Sri Lankan protest Chinese funded port city project Updated: Apr-04-16 12:01 pm
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Hundreds of people, including priests, environmental activists and fishermen, protested in Sri Lanka's capital on Monday, demanding the government halt a $1.5 billion Chinese-funded port city project.