Italy reported its first death from the new virus from China early Saturday and the number of people infected more than quadrupled due to a cluster of cases that prompted officials to order schools, restaurants and businesses to close. MORE..
22 Feb 2020 (12:17 PM)
Ahead of the upcoming 43rd Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) scheduled to commence next Monday (24), Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha met the President of the HRC Ambassador Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger. MORE..
22 Feb 2020 (9:23 PM)
The Defence Ministry vehemently denies the accusations by the Human Rights Watch (HRW), which claimed that families of enforced disappearance and activists supporting them are under the microscope of the Sri Lankan Security Forces and intelligence agencies. MORE..
22 Feb 2020 (2:54 PM)