Colombo

Men wait with their carts at a market, amid the country's economic crisis in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (REUTERS)

Sri Lanka PM warns of looming food crisis

  • Last year’s ban on chemical fertilizer has affected rice production in the country
  • Island nation unable to pay for essential imports as it faces worst financial slump in decades
By Mohammed Rasooldeen ·

Special Sri Lanka sets Aug. 5 date for twice-delayed poll

Sri Lanka sets Aug. 5 date for twice-delayed poll

By Mohammed Rasooldeen ·

Omar Kamil appointed new Lankan ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Omar Kamil appointed new Lankan ambassador to Saudi Arabia

By Mohammed Rasooldeen ·

Special Rajapaksa seeks Pakistan’s help in drug problem

Rajapaksa seeks Pakistan’s help in drug problem

By Mohammed Rasooldeen ·

Special Rajapaksa: ‘I will ensure Sri Lanka  remains neutral in global arena’

Rajapaksa: ‘I will ensure Sri Lanka remains neutral in global arena’

By Mohammed Rasooldeen ·

Special Sri Lankan Muslims ‘not  responsible for Easter attack’

Sri Lankan Muslims ‘not responsible for Easter attack’

By Mohammed Rasooldeen ·