3 days ago
In March, the U.N. Human Rights Council approved a U.S.-backed resolution calling on Sri Lanka to more thoroughly investigate alleged war crimes committed by both sides during the war.
15 days ago
The Dalai Lama has implored Buddhist monks in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to put an end to a series of recent attacks on Muslims in their countries.
24 days ago
Sri Lanka's government has been criticized as failing to conduct proper investigations on attacks and arrest the culprits.
65 days ago
A United Nations resolution criticizing the actions of Sri Lanka's government during its war against the Tamil Tigers has threatened India's shaky coalition government.
71 days ago
The United States plans to introduce a resolution calling on Sri Lanka to investigate allegations of war crimes committed by government troops as well the defeated Tamil Tiger rebels.
77 days ago
In one of his first appointments as pope, Benedict XVI picked a Sri Lankan archbishop to return to the Vatican for a top post overseeing the church's liturgy and rites.
86 days ago
The report comes as the United Nations Human Rights Council is set to discuss Sri Lanka's alleged wartime abuses at its annual meeting in Geneva this week.
87 days ago
Its backers include the non-profit Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and Britain's Channel 4 television, which aired two previous documentaries on the Sri Lanka's civil war.
88 days ago
The United States has said it will introduce a new resolution on Sri Lanka - urging a full accounting of what happened at the end of the war - when the U.N. Human Rights Council meets next week.
90 days ago
The survivors were suffering from serious dehydration when they were rescued about 400 kilometers (250 miles) off Sri Lanka's east coast.
92 days ago
Saudi Arabia says it has called back its ambassador to Sri Lanka following a similar move by the South Asian nation to protest the kingdom's beheading of a Sri Lankan domestic worker last month.
93 days ago
The human rights council is to begin its sessions later this month and Sri Lanka is likely to face questions on implementing its war commission report.
94 days ago
Sri Lanka's navy says it has rescued 32 Myanmar nationals whose wooden vessel began sinking while making a perilous journey to Australia.
99 days ago
The U.N.'s top human rights official says Sri Lanka is failing to properly investigate its government's alleged abuses toward the end of a bloody quarter-century civil war.
108 days ago
Sri Lanka's president has ruled out allowing minority Tamils greater political autonomy as a solution to a decades-long ethnic conflict that has killed tens of thousands of people.
112 days ago
Fishermen using illegal nets are suspected of killing dozens of dolphins that were found this week off Sri Lanka's northwest coast.
114 days ago
Two senators are urging the Obama administration to seek an independent international investigation into allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka.
114 days ago
Sri Lanka journalists protest attacks on media
119 days ago
Sri Lanka army wants local rules for civil war
121 days ago
Sri Lanka extends police detentions to 2 days
127 days ago
The International Commission of Jurists has condemned a move by Sri Lanka's president to appoint one of his trusted aides as the chief justice after he sacked the former top judge.
129 days ago
Rajapaksa won his second term as president on a wave of popular support after ending Sri Lanka's bloody 25-year civil war in 2009.
132 days ago
Sri Lanka's Parliament is debating whether to impeach the chief justice, deepening a standoff between the judiciary and the government, which is controlled by the country's most powerful family.
136 days ago
Verdict against Sri Lanka chief justice quashed
154 days ago
Sri Lanka's government says the death toll from flash floods and mudslides following three days of heavy rain across the country has climbed to 25, with another 14 people missing.