Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena told the cabinet he "was ready to sign the death warrants" of repeat drug offenders and deploy the military to tackle drug crime
India shares an expansive oceanic border with Sri Lanka without any perceptible demarcation and fishermen on both sides ignore rules
Sri Lanka will move its southern naval command to a port leased to a state-run Chinese firm but China will not use it for military purposes, the prime minister's office said
Ahuja said Facebook was committed to hiring more Sinhala speakers but declined to say how many were currently employed in Sri Lanka
The IMF welcomed the island nation's increase in fuel prices last month -- a precondition for it to receive $252 million of the three-year loan approved in June 2016
Reports said at least 38,000 people have been affected by the rains and storms which have lashed central and south Sri Lanka.
10-day emergency imposed in Sri Lanka's Kandy
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