People should celebrate Vesak and send children to schools without fearing the terrorists, says Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa. MORE..
19 May 2019 (4:14 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday asked the security forces to use their experience in defeating separatist Tamil guerrillas a decade ago to meet the new challenge from Islamist militants linked to ISIS and responsible for last month s serial bombings that killed 258 people. MORE..
20 May 2019 (11:36 AM)
Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, accused by rights groups of war crimes during the final months of Sri Lanka s long-running civil war a decade ago, has confirmed he plans to run for the presidency in the wake of the Easter Sunday attacks that have shattered the country s uneasy peace. MORE..
19 May 2019 (1:14 AM)