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Stories with place: Colombo
  • Death toll from weeklong storms in Sri Lanka rises to 92 story has photos
    Updated: May-22-16 12:01 pm

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The death toll from landslides and floods in Sri Lanka as a result of weeklong heavy storms has risen to 92, officials said Sunday.

  • Sri Lankan leader begins 2nd visit to India in 17 months story has photos
    Updated: May-13-16 8:14 am

    NEW DELHI - Sri Lanka's leader began his second state visit to India in 17 months Friday in a trip that underscores his island nation's delicate efforts to balance relations with regional superpowers India and China.

  • 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.