Sri Lanka removes term limits for presidency
Sri Lanka removes 2-term limit for presidency
Sri Lanka debates ending term limits for president
Sri Lanka debates ending president’s term limit
Nails, needles removed from abused Sri Lankan maid
Nails extracted from abused Sri Lankan maid
Ex-army chief calls Sri Lanka a ‘dictatorship’
Tamil group: Man died on migrant ship
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A man died and was buried at sea last month as hundreds of ethnic Tamils fleeing Sri Lanka spent a grueling several months at sea in a cramped, rusting cargo ship, officials said Sunday.
Canada: Tamil migrants in good condition
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Hundreds of Tamil asylum seekers from war-ravaged Sri Lanka spent a grueling three months at sea in a cramped, ramshackle cargo ship but arrived in fairly good condition, Canadian officials said Saturday.
Tamils seeking asylum in Canada may be traumatized
Sri Lankan president OKs ex-army chief’s discharge
Tamils cram on ship, seeking asylum in Canada
Tamil migrant ship docks in Canada
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A rusting cargo ship crammed with hundreds of Tamil asylum seekers from Sri Lanka docked at a Canadian navy base on Friday after a grueling three-month journey.
Sri Lankan military court convicts ex-army chief
Tamil migrant ship nears Canada
TORONTO — Canadian authorities said Wednesday that they will intercept a ship of asylum seekers from Sri Lanka before it reaches the coast because the passengers may include people Canada considers terrorists.
Sri Lanka war commission begins public hearings
Canada briefed about migrant ship
TORONTO — Canada’s top security official said Monday he was getting regular briefings on a ship of asylum seekers from Sri Lanka that could be carrying terrorists.
Maldives high court in limbo amid political spats
Sri Lanka evicts some war refugees from villages
Sri Lanka Cabinet minister ends 3-day protest fast
Sri Lankan minister continues fast over UN probe
UN chief shuts Sri Lanka office, recalls official
Sri Lankan minister fasts against UN rights probe
Sri Lankan protesters vow hunger strike against UN
Sri Lankan protesters continue sit-in against UN
Sri Lankan protesters besiege UN compound
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Protesters still are demonstrating outside the U.N. offices in Sri Lanka to force the world body to cancel its probe into alleged rights violations during the civil war.
Sri Lanka protesters lay siege to UN compound
Sri Lanka police abort attempt to free UN workers
Sri Lanka police break protesters’ blockade of UN
Sri Lankans protest at UN office over abuse probe
Sri Lankans try to storm UN office for abuse probe
Sri Lanka president meets Tamil political leaders
Amnesty: G20 frustrating human rights progress
Group presents new evidence on abuses in Sri Lanka
Afghan militants holds talks in Maldives
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Representatives of an Afghan militant group are holding talks in the Maldives, officials said Thursday.
Maldives: Afghan govt, Taliban hold talks
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — A Maldives government official says that the Afghan government and the Taliban are meeting in the Indian Ocean archipelago for talks.
Rights group: Sri Lanka committed war crimes
Sri Lanka’s new prime minister sworn in
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — President Mahinda Rajapaksa has sworn in veteran politician Dissanayake Mudiyansalage Jayaratne as Sri Lanka’s new prime minister after his party’s landslide election victory.
Sri Lanka ruling party increases gains in revote
Sri Lankan leader promises peace after poll win
Sri Lanka’s ruling coalition wins elections
Sri Lanka’s ruling party wins election
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s ruling coalition has won Sri Lanka’s first post-war parliamentary election, the election department said Friday.
State TV: Sri Lanka’s ruling party wins election
Sri Lanka ruling coalition heads for election win
Ruling coalition leads in Sri Lankan elections